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The case of David’s Palace and the Millo
Evidence from the Bible and from archaeology must be interpreted independently of each other, but in the end they must be compared and interpreted. Take Jerusalem: In view of the continuous settlement of Jerusalem from the tenth century B.C.E...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 2014
Evidence for Iron Age Jerusalem
BAR readers are already familiar with a recent school of Biblical interpretation that denies any historicity to the ancient Israelite kingdom of David and Solomon.1 I call this the “revisionist” school. Others have described these scholars as...
Biblical Archaeology Review, July/August 1997
With unqualified certainty, Margreet Steiner asserts that in the Late Bronze Age (1550–1150 B.C.E.), the period just before the Israelite settlement, there was “no … town, let alone a city” of Jerusalem. As far as the archaeological record is...
Biblical Archaeology Review, July/August 1998