Bibliography for Biblical Archaeology

Benjamin, Don C. Stones and Stories: An Introduction to Archaeology and the Bible.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2010.

 

Byrne, Ryan, and Brenadette McNary-Zak, eds.  Resurrecting the Brother of Jesus: The James Ossuary Controversy and the Quest for Religious Relics. Chapel Hill:  The University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

 

Cline, Eric H.  Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

 

Currie, Robin, and Stephen G. Hyslop.  The Letter and the Scroll: What Archaeology Tells Us About the Bible.  Washington: National Geographic, 2009.

 

Evans, Craig A.  Jesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Culture.  Peabody: Hendrickson, 2015.

 

________.  Jesus and His World: The Archaeological Evidence.  Louisville:  Westminster John Knox, 2012.

 

Frend, William H.C.  The Archaeology of Early Christianity: A History.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1996.

 

Freund, Richard A.  Digging Through the Bible: Modern Archaeology and the Ancient Bible.  Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009.

 

Gibson, Shimon.  The Final Days of Jesus: The Archaeological Evidence.  New York: HarperOne, 2009.

 

Harris, Roberta L.  The World of the Bible.  New York: Thames & Hudson, 2003.

 

Hoerth, Alfred J.  Archaeology & the Old Testament.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1998.

 

Hoffmeier, James K.  Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Tradition.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

 

________.  The Archaeology of the Bible.  Oxford: Lion Hudson, 2008.

 

________.  Israel in Egypt: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

 

________, and Alan Millard, ed.  The Future of Biblical Archaeology: Reassessing Methodologies and Assumptions: The Proceedings of a Symposium August 12-14, 2001 at Trinity International University.  Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2004.

 

Kaiser, Walter C. and Duane Garrett, ed.  Archaeological Study Bible: An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2006.

 

Magness, Jodi.  The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the Muslim Conquest.  New York: Cambridge, 2012.

 

________.  Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus.  Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2011.

 

McRay, John.  Archaeology & the New Testament.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1991.

 

Meyers, Eric M.  Archaeology, The Rabbis & Early Christianity.  Nashville: Abingdon, 1981.

 

Negev, Avraham and Shimon Gibson, ed.  Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land.  Rev. ed.  New York: Continuum, 2001.

 

Netzer, Ehud.  The Architecture of Herod the Great Builder.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2006.

 

Pettegrew, David K, Caraher, William R., and Thomas W. Davis, eds.  The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

 

Price, Randall, and H. Wayne House.  Zondervan Handbook of Biblical Archaeology.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2017.

 

Reed, Jonathan L.  Archaeology and the Galilean Jesus: A Re-examination of the Evidence.  Harrisburg: Trinity Press, 2000.

 

________.  The HarperCollins Visual Guide to the New Testament: What Archaeology Reveals About the First Christians. New York: HarperCollins, 2007.

 

Richard, Susan, ed.  Near Eastern Archaeology: A Reader.  Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2003.

 

Richelle, Matthieu.  The Bible & Archaeology.  Trans. Sarah E. Richelle.  Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers, 2018.

 

Rousseau, John J., and Rami Arav.  Jesus & His World: An Archaeological and Cultural Dictionary.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.

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