Archaeology has been an indispensable tool for studying the ancient world and understanding the historical and cultural context of the New Testament. By excavating and analyzing ancient sites and artifacts, archaeologists can shed light on the beliefs, practices, and daily life of the people who lived in the region during the period when the New Testament was written.
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.
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.