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Bibliographies

Book or monograph A Classified Bibliography of the Finds in the Desert of Judah, 1970-1995F. Garcia Martinez & Donald W. Parry, A Classified Bibliography of the Finds in the Desert of Judah, 1970-1995. Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah. Leiden: Brill, 1996. Hbk. ISBN: 9004105883. pp.140. {Amazon.com}

General Treatments

Book or monograph Readings From The Ancient Near EastBill T. Arnold & Bryan E. Beyer, Readings From The Ancient Near East, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, Baker Academic Press, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0801022924. pp.240. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Dictionary of the Ancient Near EastPiotr Bienkowski & Alan R. Millard, editors, Dictionary of the Ancient Near East. London: British Museum Press, 2000. ISBN: 0714111414. pp.352. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph W. Beyerlin, ed. Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament. Old Testament Library. Westminster, 1978. pp.228.
Book or monograph E.M. Blaiklock & R.K. Harrison, eds. The New International Dictionary of Biblical Archaeology. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1983. ISBN: 0310212502. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Joseph Blenkinsopp, "The Bible, Archaeology and Politics; or The Empty Land Revisited," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 27.2 (2002): 169-187. [Abstract]
Article in Journal or Book F.F. Bruce, "Biblical Archaeology," W. Neil, ed., The Bible Companion. London: Skeffington & Son Ltd., 1959. 29-49.
Book or monograph Mark Chavalas, The Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation. Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History Series. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2006. Hbk. ISBN: 0631235809. pp.472. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Chaim Cohen, Avi Hurvitz & Shalom M. Paul, eds., Sefer Moshe: Studies in the Bible and Ancient Near East. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2004. Hbk. ISBN: 1575060744. pp.514. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Scripture and Other ArtifactsMichael J. Coogan, J. Cheryl Exum & Lawrence E. Stager, editors. Scripture and Other Artifacts: Essays on the Bible and Archaeology in Honor of Philip J. King. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994. Hbk. ISBN: 0664220363. pp.452. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph The Study of the Ancient Near East in the Twenty-First Century: The William Foxwell Albright Centennial ConferenceJerrold S. Cooper & Glenn M. Schwartz, eds., The Study of the Ancient Near East in the Twenty-First Century: The William Foxwell Albright Centennial Conference. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1996. Hbk. ISBN: 093146496X. pp.422. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Currid: Doing ArchaeologyJohn D. Currid, Doing Archaeology in the Land of the Bible: A Basic Guide. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1999. Pbk. ISBN: 0801022134. pp.128. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph J. Andrew Dearman & M. Patrick Graham, editors. The Land That I Will Show You: Essays in History and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East in Honor of J. Maxwell Miller (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament). Hardcover (February 2002) Sheffield Academic Press, 2002. Hbk. ISBN: 1841272574. pp.370. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Medicine In Ancient Mesopotamia (Prof. Nancy Demand )
Article in Journal or Book William G. Dever, "Biblical and Syro-Palestinian Archaeology: A State-of-the-Art Assessment at the Turn of the Millennium," Currents in Research: Biblical Studies 8 (2000): 91-116.
Book or monograph Symbiosis, Symbolism, and the Power of the Past: Canaan, Ancient Israel, and Their Neighbors from the Late Bronze Age Through Roman PalaestinaWilliam G. Dever & Seymour Gitin, eds., Symbiosis, Symbolism, and the Power of the Past: Canaan, Ancient Israel, and Their Neighbors from the Late Bronze Age Through Roman Palaestina: Proceedings of the Centennial Symposium. W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological resear Centennial Symposium. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003. Hbk ISBN: 1575060817. pp.596. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource The Fundamentals, Higher Criticism and Archaeology (Mark Elliott)
Article in Journal or Book Charles Lee Feinberg, "The Value of Archaeological Studies for Biblical Research," John S. Feinberg & Paul D. Feinberg, eds., Tradition and Testament. Essays in Honor of Charles Lee Feinberg. Chicago: Moody Press, 1981. Hbk. ISBN-13: 978-0802425447. pp.265-291. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Joseph P. Free, "Archeology and Biblical Criticism, Part I: Is Rationalistic Biblical Criticism Dead?" Bibliotheca Sacra 113: 450 (1956): 123-129.
Article in Journal or Book Joseph P. Free, "Archeology and Biblical Criticism, Part II: Archeology and the Historical Accuracy of Scripture," Bibliotheca Sacra 113: 451 (1956): 214-226.
Article in Journal or Book Joseph P. Free, "Archeology and Biblical Criticism, Part III: Archeology and Liberalism," Bibliotheca Sacra 113: 452 (1956): 322-338.
Article in Journal or Book Joseph P. Free, "Archeology and Biblical Criticism, Part IV: Archeology and Higher Criticism," Bibliotheca Sacra 114: 453 (1957): 23-39.
Article in Journal or Book Joseph P. Free, "Archeology and Biblical Criticism, Part V: Archeology and Neo-Orthodoxy," Bibliotheca Sacra 114: 454 (1957): 123-132.
Article in Journal or Book Joseph P. Free, "Archeology and Biblical Criticism, Part VI: Archeology and Neo-Orthodoxy," Bibliotheca Sacra 114: 455 (1957): 213-224.
Book or monograph Le-David Maskil: A Birthday Tribute for David Noel FreedmanRichard Elliott Friedman & William Henry Propp, Le-David Maskil: A Birthday Tribute for David Noel Freedman. Biblical and Judaic Studies, v. 9. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2004. Hbk. ISBN: 1575060841. pp.108. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph The Bible and the Ancient Near East Cyrus H. Gordon & Gary A. Rendsburg, The Bible and the Ancient Near East. W. W. Norton & Company, 1998. Pbk. ISBN: 0393316890. pp.345. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph W.W. Hallo & W.K. Simpson. The Ancient Near East: A History, 2nd edn. Harcourt Publishers Ltd College Publishers, 1997. Pbk. ISBN: 0155038192. pp.384. {Amazon.com} A useful and well-written summary.
On-line Resource Colin J. Hemer, "Alexandrian Troas," Tyndale Bulletin 26 (1975): 79-112. View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Peoples of the Old Testament WorldAlfred J. Hoerth, Gerard L. Mattingly & Edwin M. Yamauchi, Peoples of the Old Testament World. The Lutterworth Press, 1996. Hbk. ISBN: 0718829530. pp.400. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Bible ArchaeologyAlfred Hoerth & John McRay, Bible Archaeology: An Exploration of the History and Culture of Early Civilizations. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2006. Hbk. ISBN: 0801012872. pp.288. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph The Future of Biblical Archaeology: Reassessing Methodologies and AssumptionsJames K. Hoffmeier & A. R. Millard, eds., The Future of Biblical Archaeology: Reassessing Methodologies and Assumptions. Grand Rapids: . Eerdmans, 2004. Pbk. ISBN: 0802821731. pp.403. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Biblical Insights From Archaeology (Ferrell Jenkins)
On-line Resource Kenneth A. Kitchen, Ancient Orient and Old Testament. Chicago / London: IVP / The Tyndale Press, 1966. Hbk. pp.191. Although it has been out of print for many years this book is still cited as a valuable source in many reference works.
On-line Resource Kitchen: The Bible In Its WorldKenneth A. Kitchen, The Bible in its World: The Bible and Archaeology Today. Exeter: The Paternoster Press, 1977. Pbk. pp.168.
Book or monograph Kitchen: On the Reliability of the Old TestamentKenneth A. Kitchen, On the Reliability of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003. Hbk. ISBN: 0802849601. pp.662. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Journal Article Kenneth A. Kitchen, "Now You See It, Now You Don't! The Monumental Use and Non-use of Writing in the Ancient Near East," Piotr Bienkowski, Christopher Mee & Elizabeth Slater, eds., Writing and Ancient Near Eastern Society. Library of Hebrew Old Testament Studies 426. London & New York: T & T Clark, 2005. Hbk. ISBN: 0567026914. pp.175-188. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Egypt, Israel, and the Ancient Mediterranean World: Studies in Honor of Donald B. RedfordGary N. Knoppers & A. Hirsch, eds., Egypt, Israel, and the Ancient Mediterranean World: Studies in Honor of Donald B. Redford. Leiden: Brill, 2004. Hbk. ISBN: 9004138447. pp.528. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Pieter J. Lalleman, "The Old Testament and Archaeology, with a personal top ten of discoveries," Evangel 26.3 (Autumn 2008): 83-88.View in PDF format pdf
Journal Article Herbert F. Lamp, "An Old Testament Index To Archaeological Sources," Trinity Journal 3.2 (1982): 170-194.
Journal Article Herbert F. Lamp, "An Old Testament Index To Archaeological Sources: Part II," Trinity Journal 4.1 (1983): 44-71.
Journal Article Timothy Larson, "Joseph P. Free and the Romance of Biblical Archaeology," Westminster Theological Journal 66.1 (Spring 2004): 97-106.
Book or monograph Laughlin: Archaeology and the BibleJohn Laughlin, Archaeology and the Bible. Approaching the Ancient World Series. London: Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Ltd., 1999. Pbk. ISBN: 0415159946. pp.224. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph The Bible and Radiocarbon DatingThomas E. Levy & Thomas Higham, eds., The Bible and Radiocarbon Dating: Archaeology, Text and Science. London: Equinox Publishing Ltd, 2005. Pbk. ISBN: 1845530578. pp.448. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Mazar: Archaeology of the Land of the Bible 10,000-586 BCAmihai Mazar, Archaeology of the Land of the Bible 10,000-586 BC, Vol. 2. The Lutterworth Press, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0718828909. pp.608. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Alan R. Millard, The Bible BC. What can Archaeology Prove? Leicester: IVP, 1977. Pbk. ISBN. 0851102301. pp.48.
On-line Resource Alan R. Millard, "The Old Testament and History: Some Considerations," Faith & Thought 110.1, 2 (1983): 34-53.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Alan R. Millard, “How Can Archaeology Contribute to the Study of the Bible?” Evangel 9:1 (1991): 9-12.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Alan R. Millard, “Archaeology and the Reliability of the Bible,” Evangel 9:2 (1991): 22-25.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Book or monograph Alan R. Millard, Nelson's Illustrated Wonders & Discoveries of the Bible. Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1997. Hbk. ISBN: 0785211993. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Alan R. Millard, James K. Hoffmeier & D.W. Baker. eds. Faith, Tradition & History: Old Testament Historiography in Its Near Eastern Context. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1994. Hbk. ISBN: 093146482X. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Alan Millard, "Only Fragments from the Past: The Role of Accident in our Knowledge of the Ancient Near East," Piotr Bienkowski, Christopher Mee & Elizabeth Slater, eds., Writing and Ancient Near Eastern Society. Library of Hebrew Old Testament Studies 426. London & New York: T & T Clark, 2005. Hbk. ISBN: 0567026914. pp.301. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Patrick W. Miller, "The Bible and the Last Half-Century of Archaeology," The Evangelical Quarterly 24.1.(Jan. 1952): 14-23.View in PDF format pdf [All reasonable efforts have been made to contact the copyright holder of this article without success. If you hold the rights, please contact me]
Book or monograph P. Roger S. Moorey, A Century of Biblical Archaeology. Cambridge: The Lutterworth Press, 1991. ISBN: 0718828259. pp.192.
On-line Resource Steven M. Ortiz, "The Purpose of Biblical Archaeology: Hype, Myths, Models, and Mission," Midwestern Journal of Theology 7.2 (Spring 2009): 78-96.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Steven M. Ortiz, "The Process of Using Archaeology for Biblical Studies," Midwestern Journal of Theology 7.2 (Spring 2009): 97-111.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource W.M. Flinders Petrie [1853–1942], "Materialization of Old Testament History," Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute 61 (1929): 260-278. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Pritchard: Ancient Near Eastern TextsJames B. Pritchard, Ancient Near Eastern Texts: Relating to the Old Testament (Supplement Included), 3rd edn. Princeton University Press, 1969. Hbk. ISBN: 0691035032. pp.548. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Richard: Near Eastern ArchaeologySuzanne Richard, Near Eastern Archaeology. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2004. Hbk. ISBN: 1575060833. pp.486. {Amazon.com} "Outstanding Academic Title" - American Library Association's Choice magazine.
Book or monograph Roberts: The Bible and the Ancient Near EastJ.J.M. Roberts, The Bible and the Ancient Near East: Collected Essays. Winona Lake, IN: Hardcover 434 pages (September 1, 2002) Publisher: Eisenbrauns, 2002 ISBN: 1575060663. pp.434. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph A. Sagona, ed., A View from the Highlands. Archaeological Studies in Honour of Charles Burney. Peeters, 2004. Hbk. ISBN: 9042913525. pp.742. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Sailhamer: Biblical ArchaeologyJohn Sailhamer, Biblical Archaeology. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing Company, 1998. Pbk. ISBN: 0310203937. pp.128. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Seth Sanders, ed., Margins of Writing, Origins of Culture: New Approaches to Writing and Reading in the Ancient Near East - Papers from a Symposium Held February 25-26, 2005. Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2005. Pbk. ISBN: 1885923392. pp.370. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Sasson: Civilisations of the Ancient Near EastJack Sasson, ed. Civilisations of the Ancient Near East, 2 Vols. Peabody, Mass.: Hedrickson Publishers, 2000.Hbk. ISBN: 1565636074. pp.1369. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource A.H. Sayce, "Moses in Archaeology and Criticism," Review & Expositor 3.3 (1906): 356-367. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource A.H. Sayce, "Archaeology and the Old Testament," The Evangelical Quarterly 1.4 (Oct. 1929): 337-344.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Snell: A Companion to the Ancient Near EastDaniel C. Snell, A Companion to the Ancient Near East. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2004. Hbk. ISBN: 0631232931. pp.528. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource A.D. Tushingham, "How biblical is biblical archaeology," Australian Journal of Biblical Archaeology 1.1 (1968): 5-8.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource P.J. Visagie, "The beginning of the word: Introduction to a theory of archaeological grammar," Neotestamentica 24.1 (1990): 131-142.View in PDF format
Book or monograph Walton: Ancient Israelite Literature in its Cultural ContextJohn H. Walton, Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context: A Survey of Parallels Between Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Texts. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994. Hbk. ISBN: 0310365910. pp.260. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Forest Weddle, "The Limitations of Archaeology Imposed by Interpretation and Lack of Data," Grace Journal 11.3 (Fall 1970): 3-10.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced Courtesy of the Brethren Digital Archive]
On-line Resource Donald J. Wiseman, "Some Recent Trends in Biblical Archaeology," Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute 82 (1950): 1-18.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Donald J. Wiseman, "Genesis 10: Some Archaeological Considerations," Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute 87 (1955): 13-24.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Donald J. Wiseman, "Secular Records in Confirmation of the Scriptures," Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute 87 (1955): 25-36. [Gunning Prize Essay] View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Donald J. Wiseman, "Annual Address: The Place and Progress of Biblical Archaeology," Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute 88 (1956): 117-128.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Donald J. Wiseman, "Keeping Up to Date About the Past," The Christian Graduate 10.2 (June 1957): 86-89. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Donald J. Wiseman, "Archaeological Confirmation of the Old Testament," Carl F.H. Henry, ed., Revelation and the Bible. Contemporary Evangelical Thought. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1958 / London: The Tyndale Press, 1959. pp.301-316.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Donald J. Wiseman, "Archaeology and Scripture," Westminster Theological Journal 33.2 (May 1971): 133-152. View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Donald J. Wiseman, Peoples of Old Testament Times. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0198263163. pp.442. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Donald J. Wold, Out of Order: Homosexuality in the Bible and the Ancient Near East. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1998. Pbk. ISBN: 0801021146. pp.288. {Amazon.com}
Audio Resource - usually mp3 format Does Archaeology Confirm or Contradict the Bible’s Record? (Dr. Bryant Wood)
Book or monograph Edwin Yamauchi, The Stones and the Scriptures. London: InterVarsity Press, 1973. Pbk. ISBN: 0851105734. {Amazon.com}A brief introduction to biblical archaeology by an expert in the field.
On-line Resource Ziony Zevit, "Three Debates about Bible and Archaeology," Biblica 83 (2002): 1-27.
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