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The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood
The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood
by Irving Finkel
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From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible
From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible
by Eric H Cline
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Cline examines some of the most puzzling mysteries from the Hebrew Bible, and, in the process, narrates the history of ancient Israel. Combining rigorous research with an accessible style, he proposes explanations that reconcile Scripture, science, and... (read more)

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Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts
Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts
by John Dominic Crossan and Jonathan L. Reed
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Can the stones of ancient Palestine speak to us about the real Jesus and his message? Are there ways to discover the historical Jesus by sifting through the layers of the Gospels and other early texts? In Excavating Jesus Bible expert John Dominic... (read more)

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Jerusalem: An Archaeological Biography
Jerusalem: An Archaeological Biography
by Hershel Shanks
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The author began this history as an article for his journal, Biblical Archaeology Review, to participate in the 1996 tri- millennium celebration of King David's establishment of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (the city was already about 2,500... (read more)

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Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts
Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts
by John Dominic Crossan
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The premier historical Jesus scholar joins a brilliant archaeologist to illuminate the life and teaching of Jesus against the background of his world. There have been phenomenal advances in the historical understanding of Jesus and his world and times... (read more)

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Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses
Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses
by Bruce Feiler
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“A powerful and spiritual pilgrimage…in every way, marvelous if not indispensable reading for anyone remotely interested in the Torah.” Chicago Sun... (read more)

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Archaeology of the Land of the Bible (Anchor Bible Reference Library)
Archaeology of the Land of the Bible (Anchor Bible Reference Library)
by Amihai Mazar
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The standard text on biblical archaeology--an award-winning, comprehensive introduction to the subject, from the very beginnings to the divided monarchy and the kingdoms of Israel and Judah.... (read more)

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Sacred Geography: A Tale of Murder and Archeology in the Holy Land
Sacred Geography: A Tale of Murder and Archeology in the Holy Land
by Edward Fox
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Biblical archeology has for centuries been subject to the manipulations of adventurers, generals, and statesmen, all seeking to further their own aims. Now more than ever, digging into the Holy Land is a weapon as two rival nations seek to prove their... (read more)

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The Gold of Exodus: The Discovery of the True Mount Sinai
The Gold of Exodus: The Discovery of the True Mount Sinai
by Howard Blum
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Mount Sinai. For many, it is the most sacred place on Earth--the site where God descended to give Moses the Ten Commandments. Yet for centuries, mankind has not known its exact location. In this heart-pounding true story, award-winning journalist and... (read more)

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Inside the Mysteries of the Bible: New Perspectives on Ancient Truths
Inside the Mysteries of the Bible: New Perspectives on Ancient Truths
by American Bible Socie
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A thoughtful exploration of the intriguing mysteries and unanswered questions of Scripture combines full-color illlustrations and photographs with commentary by renowned biblical scholars to offer a study of the story of Creation, the life and miracles... (read more)

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The Holy Land: An Armchair Pilgrimage
The Holy Land: An Armchair Pilgrimage
by Mitch Pacwa
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Whats the next best thing to going on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Fr. Mitch Pacwa? Being able to travel with him from the comfort of your home as the holy sites come to life through the pages of this book. With stunning images and thoughtful... (read more)

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Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith, Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land
Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith, Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land
by Nina Burleigh
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In 2002, an ancient limestone box called the James Ossuary was trumpeted on the world's front pages as the first material evidence of the existence of Jesus Christ. Today it is exhibit number one in a forgery trial involving millions of dollars worth of... (read more)

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Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses (P.S.)
Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses (P.S.)
by Bruce Feiler
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The acclaimed author of The Wild Places examines the subtle ways we are shaped by the landscapes through which we move In this exquisitely written book, which folds together natural history, cartography, geology, and literature, Robert Macfarlane sets... (read more)

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Walking the Bible: A Photographic Journey
Walking the Bible: A Photographic Journey
by Bruce S Feiler
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A beautifully illustrated edition of the New York Timesbestseller, timed as a companion to the Fall 2005 PBS series based on Walking the Bible. In 2004, Bruce Feiler reprised the journey through the Holy Land that led to his breakthrough bestseller... (read more)

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Discovering the Lead Codices: The Book of Seven Seals and the Secret Teachings of Jesus
Discovering the Lead Codices: The Book of Seven Seals and the Secret Teachings of Jesus
by David Elkington
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David Elkington is the author of In the Name of the Gods, the highly acclaimed academic thesis on the resonance and acoustical origins of religion. David is primarily an Egyptologist, specializing in Egypt-Palestinian links that have inevitably drawn him... (read more)

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Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses
Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses
by Bruce Feiler
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Both a heart-racing adventure and an uplifting quest, Walking the Bible describes one man's epic odyssey—by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel—through the greatest stories every told. From crossing the Red Sea to climbing Mount Sinai to... (read more)

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The Letter and the Scroll: What Archaeology Tells Us about the Bible
The Letter and the Scroll: What Archaeology Tells Us about the Bible
by Robin Currie
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For 2,000 years and more, the Bible and its precepts have shaped world culture and civilization, whether Judeo-Christian or not. The Bible is a touchstone of religious belief, literary accomplishment, morality, and history unlike any other. Biblical... (read more)

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The Sign: The Shroud of Turin and the Birth of Christianity
The Sign: The Shroud of Turin and the Birth of Christianity
by Thomas De Wesselow
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Christianity was born nearly two thousand years ago in ancient Palestine. It has shaped the course of human history. Yet historians still cannot say how it really began. How did a first-century Jew called Jesus manage to spark a new religion? It is one... (read more)

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The mythic past :biblical archaeology and the myth of Israel
The mythic past :biblical archaeology and the myth of Israel
by Thomas L Thompson
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This is a revolutionary, revisionist book on the Old Testament and the early history of the Middle East. There have been many extraordinary advances in Palestinian and biblical archaeology in recent years. This book is a synthesis of all the cutting-edge... (read more)

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Lost Gospel Decoding the Sacred Text That Reveals Jesus Marriage To Mary Magdalene
Lost Gospel Decoding the Sacred Text That Reveals Jesus Marriage To Mary Magdalene
by Simcha Jacobovichi
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