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An archaeology series for kids teaches adults as well
The Lerner Archaeological Series is written for readers twelve and above, but like many well written books for youngsters, this series can be enjoyable and informative to adults as well. Individual volumes are about 85 pages long and cover a...
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 1978
Did the earliest Gospels use Hebrew letters for the Tetragrammaton?
Many early copies of the New Testament abbreviate sacred words (nomina sacra). The earliest of these abbreviations stand for “God,” “Lord,” “Christ,” and “Jesus.” Abbreviations of these...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March 1978
A Biblical sociologist looks at the patriarchs and Exodus Israelites
The Bible relates that early Israel entered Canaan twice—once in the Patriarchal Age and a second time after the Exodus from Egypt. Prior to 1960 virtually all commentators on Israelite origins pictured early Israel as a pastoral...
Biblical Archaeology Review, June 1978