Top Ten Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology in 2019
It’s that time of year again! It’s time to look back at the various discoveries made in biblical archaeology and choose the top ten. Every year I sift through over 200 news reports coming from archaeological excavations in the lands of the Bible. I do this both for my own personal study, as well as for the Associates for Biblical Research, a group of scholars and archaeologists dedicated to demonstrating the historical reliability of the Bible through their research. I write the weekly Breaking News update for their website at BibleArchaeology.org (see below). 2019 was another year of significant discoveries which affirmed numerous details from the biblical text.
If you’re new to my annual top ten list, here are my criteria:
- These discoveries must be directly related to people, places or events mentioned in Scripture or to the composition of Scripture, as opposed to the many discoveries that are made in Bible…
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