Reviews

Reviews

Apr 26

Eyewitness to Discovery

By: John D.M. Green

As any archaeologist will tell you, being an eyewitness to discovery, especially something that might rewrite history, is a special thrill. This was the case […]

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Apr 5

Review: My Nine Lives

By: Thomas E. Levy

Review: My Nine Lives—Sixty Years in Israeli and Biblical Archaeology By William G. Dever (Atlanta: SBL Press, 2020), pp. 233, 57 figures Reviewed by Thomas […]

Mar 7

Review: Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

By: Kenneth Atkinson

Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth By Jodi Magness (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2019), 288 pp., $29.95 (hardcover) Reviewed by Kenneth Atkinson Trapped atop […]

Feb 21

Review: When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation

By: Zeba Crook

Paula Fredriksen's driving question? How did a thoroughly Jewish millenarian “kingdom” movement become a Gentile movement planning for a future what was never supposed to have come?

Aug 13

Review: Bedouin Culture in the Bible

By: Edward L. Greenstein

Bedouin Culture in the Bible By Clinton Bailey (New Haven, CT: Yale Univ. Press, 2018), 278 pp., 28 b/w illus., $55.00 (hardcover) Reviewed by Edward […]

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May 18

Review: Arguing with Aseneth

By: Gerbern S. Oegema

Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel’s Living God in Jewish Antiquity By Jill Hicks-Keeton (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2018), 232 pp., $99.00 (hardcover) […]

Dec 25

Review: Enemies and Friends of the State: Ancient Prophecy in Context

By: Marvin A. Sweeney

Enemies and Friends of the State: Ancient Prophecy in Context Edited by Christopher A. Rollston (University Park, PA: Eisenbrauns, 2018), 624 pp., tables, graphs, 1 […]

Nov 21

Review: Archaeology Study Bible (English Standard Version)

By: Sidnie White Crawford

Archaeology Study Bible (English Standard Version) Edited by John D. Currid and David W. Chapman (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2017), 2064 pp., charts, tables, 400+ full-color […]

Sep 1

Qumran in Context

By: Reviewed by Rami Arav

Rami Arav reviews "Qumran in Context: Reassessing the Archaeological Evidence" by Yizhar Hirschfeld.

Jul 19

The Architecture of Herod, the Great Builder

By: Reviewed by Hillel Geva

Hillel Geva reviews "The Architecture of Herod: the Great Builder" by Ehud Netzer