Explore the innovative use of geomagnetic data as a dating method for ancient battles, offering researchers a more precise and continuous timeline to uncover the secrets of historical events and their impact on our world.
Introduction to Biblical Archaeology
Are you fascinated by the history and culture of the ancient world? Have you ever wondered what secrets and treasures lay buried beneath the sands of time? Look no further than the field of biblical archaeology! Join us as we delve into the methods and discoveries of these modern-day treasure hunters, uncovering new insights into the stories and people of the Bible. From the ruins of Jerusalem to the inscriptions of Mesopotamia, the past comes alive as we explore the fascinating world of biblical archaeology.
Sir William Ramsay Defends the New Testament
Sir William Ramsay, an atheist and the son of atheists, tried to disprove the Bible. He was a wealthy person who had graduated from the prestigious University of Oxford. Like Albright, Ramsay studied under the famous liberal German historical school in the mid-nineteenth century.
Biblical Archeology and Christian Theology
Archeology is the study of the human past through material remains. Although it is not routinely associated with theology, the two disciplines intersect at several important points.
What Biblical Archaeology Can and Cannot Prove!
Scholars tend to be cautious when making claims to the point where they are not allowing the evidence to see the light of day to the extent possible. Biblical archaeology has logged many thousands of finds that give us confidence in the historicity of the Bible, the trustworthiness of the Scriptures. Let's not overplay our hand on what biblical archaeology can do, but let's not underplay our hand either.
NEW TESTAMENT TEXTUAL STUDIES: What Are the Nomina Sacra and Their Origin?
Nomina Sacra (singular: nomen sacrum from Latin sacred name): In early Christian scribal practices, there was the abbreviation of several frequently occurring divine names or titles within the Greek manuscripts.
PALEOGRAPHY: Dating Ancient Manuscripts?
It is by means of the art and science of paleography that we can arrive at an approximate date when the manuscript was written. Paleographers could be viewed as manuscript detectives; through their knowledge of the writing of ancient texts, the forms, and styles, we get a reasonably close idea of when a manuscript was copied.