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A review article of Raymond E. Brown’s monumental The Birth of the Messiah
Jesus’ birth and infancy are described in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, but are not even mentioned in Mark and John. Moreover, the infancy narratives in Matthew and Luke are seemingly quite different from one another. Luke mentions the...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March/April 1981
Although Professor Dever objects to the use of the term “Biblical archaeology” (see “Should the Term ‘Biblical Archaeology’ Be Abandoned?” BAR 07:03), few are as articulate as he in describing what archaeology, and particularly Syro-...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 1981
“No such thing as ‘Biblical archaeology’,” says prominent scholar
One of the best-known and highly-respected archaeologists in the world is urging that the term “Biblical Archaeology” be dropped. He is Professor William G. Dever, chairman of the Department of Oriental Studies at the University of Arizona in...
Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 1981