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Washington, DC, United States, 2010/08/13 - The Biblical Archaeology Society has completely recreated the book review section on the website. Read about what top Bible and archaeology scholars think of many books.
Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) online Reviews section is now updated and expanded. These new changes can be found on the Biblical Archaeology Society website. For anyone interested in religion, archaeology, or Biblical studies, here are expert reviews of important books and other media. The reviewers are the top Bible and archaeology scholars from around the world, with affiliations at the world’s most prominent educational and research institutions. Their insightful commentary doesn’t only speak to the reviewed items, it also provides a deeper exploration of the topics covered in BAR, the only magazine that connects the academic study of archaeology to a broad general audience eager to understand the world of the Bible.
Book and media reviews have been categorized according to popular topics:
- Ancient Israel;
- The Bible and Biblical Figures;
- The Dead Sea Scrolls;
- Historical Jesus and Christianity;
- Archaeology, History and Culture;
Readers who are interested in purchasing items that have been reviewed can take advantage of convenient one-click ordering from Amazon.com or from Biblical Archaeology Review’s online store.
The Biblical Archaeology Society (bib-arch.org, biblicalarchaeology.org) was founded in 1974 as a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in the Bible lands. Biblical Archaeology Review is the Biblical Archaeology Society’s flagship publication. Every other month, a quarter of a million people read BAR to learn and to be entertained. Covering both the Old and New Testaments, BAR presents the latest discoveries and controversies in archaeology with breathtaking photography and informative maps and diagrams. BAR's writers are the top scholars, the leading researchers, the world-renowned experts. BAR is the only nonsectarian forum for the discussion of Biblical archaeology.