Religion of Ancient Palestine in the Light of Archaeology

Today’s free book is the 1925 Schweich Lectures by Stanley A. Cook on The Religion of Ancient Palestine in the Light of Archaeology, given at the British Academy. The volume contains 40 black and white plates. This title is in the public domain. Stanley A Cook [1873-1949], The Religion of Ancient Palestine in the Light…

Century of Excavation in Palestine by R.A. Stewart Macalister

Today’s free book Is R.A. Stewart Macalister’s history of archaeology in Palestine. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy fo this public domain book available for digitisation. R.A. Stewart Macalister [1870-1950], A Century of Excavation in Palestine. London: Religious Tract Society, [1925]. Hbk. pp.335. [Click here to visit the download page for this…

Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald H. Sayce

Professor Archibald Sayce’s Patriarchal Palestine applies the (then) recent archaeological discoveries in Babylonia and Assyria to illustrate the biblical accounts of Genesis. The frontispiece map is particularly helpful, so I have extracted this and made is available as a separate download at various resolutions. This title, kindly provided by Book Aid, is in the public…

Three More Schweich Lectures on-line

The Tribute of Jehu as Represented on the Black Obelisk, [Driver (1909), facing p.17.] The following public domain Schweich Lectures are now available on-line in PDF: S R Driver [1846-1914], Modern Research as illustrating the Bible. The Schweich Lectures 1908. London: Oxford University Press, 1909. Hbk. pp. 95. George Adam Smith [1856-1942], The Early Poetry…