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.
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  • Evans, Craig A.  Jesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Culture.  Peabody: Hendrickson, 2015.
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  • ________.  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.
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  • Gibson, Shimon. The Final Days of Jesus: The Archaeological Evidence. New York: HarperOne, 2009.
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  • 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.
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  • Magness, Jodi.  The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon's Temple to the Muslim Conquest.  New York: Cambridge, 2012.
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  • ________.  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.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Rousseau, John J., and Rami Arav. Jesus & His World: An Archaeological and Cultural Dictionary. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.