Biblical Archaeology - Robert E. Cooley Center for Early Christianity

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.


Currid, John D.  The Case for Biblical Archaeology: Uncovering the Historical Record of God’s Old Testament People.  Phillipsburg: P&R Publishing, 2020.



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.


Falk, David A.  The Ark of the Covenant in Its Egyptian Context: An Illustrated Journey.  Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers, 2020.




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, and James F. Srange.  Archaeology, The Rabbis & Early Christianity.  London: SCM Preess, 20121.




Negev, Avraham and Shimon Gibson, ed.  .  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, Suzanne, 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.