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The Legacy of Biblical Archaeology

Thomas W. Davis

in Shifting Sands

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780195167108
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835126 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195167104.003.0005
 The Legacy of Biblical Archaeology

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The new paradigm of Syro-Palestinian archaeology dominates U.S. field research in Palestine. Classic biblical archaeology has been dismissed as an outdated paradigm of no importance. However, the recognition of its positive contributions would restore a much needed balance to the current understanding of the growth and development of the field.

Keywords: Syro-Palestinian archaeology; Palestine; biblical archaeology

Chapter.  4105 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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