Archaeology and the Old Testament

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Author  Alfred J. Hoerth
Publisher  Baker Academic
Publication Date   January 1, 2009
ISBN  0801036259
Pages  448

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Archaeological discoveries can shed a flood of light on the biblical text. This richly illustrated resource, now available in paperback, offers illuminating archaeological information related to the Old Testament. In this readable and accessible volume, Alfred Hoerth surveys the entire Old Testament, pointing out the relevant archaeological material and explaining how it enriches biblical studies. In an attempt to bridge the Old and New Testament worlds, he devotes the final chapter to an examination of the intertestamental period. The text boasts over 250 illustrative items charts, photographs, line drawings, and maps.

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