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John Dominic Crossan...A Long Way from Tipperary: What a Former Irish Monk Discovered in His Search for the Truth A Memoir
Bible Review, October 2000
New biography compares Israelite king to Saddam Hussein
Steven L. MacKenzie...King David: A Biography
Bible Review, December 2000
There are some who claim that the Bible contains little or no historical information about ancient Israel. I want to combat these “minimalist” or “revisionist” views of the history of ancient Israel by showing how archaeology can and does...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March/April 2000
The Tophet was the final resting place for the still-born and for children who died in early infancy.
Were it not for a few classical accounts, scholars would probably not attribute the burials in the Carthage Tophet to child sacrifice. Some of the more sensational stories, such as those related by the first-century B.C. historian Diodorus...
Archaeology Odyssey, November/December 2000
Cyrus Gordon is a scholar of enormous range. His bibliography of more than 35 books and 350 articles is divided into over 20 categories, focusing largely on linguistics and social history. Among them are Aramaic-Syriac-Mandaic studies, art...
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 2000