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Overview A historical survey of the relationship between archaeology and biblical studies in the first archaeological excavations in Palestine at Tell el-Hesi, from 1840 to 1990. Concentrating on the work of major excavators and scholars, Moorey details collaborations and conflicts between archaeologists and theologians who possess different views on the purpose of biblical archaeology.
This historical survey of the relationship between archaeology and biblical studies in the archaeological excavations in Palestine at Tell el-Hesi from 1840 to 1990 concentrates on the work of major excavators and scholars. It is a panoramic overview of the methods and theories that served to illuminate the archaeology of the Holy Land, beginning with and introductory chapter that covers the early pioneering years before the work of Pitt Rivers and Petrie.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.64" Width: 6.26" Height: 0.54" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1992
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 066425392X ISBN13 9780664253929
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More About P. R. S. Moorey
Moorey is Keeper of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and President of the British School of archaeology in Jerusalem.
P. R. S. Moorey was born in 1937 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Wolfson College, University of Oxford Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Ashmole.