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Biblical archaeology is a field that aims to shed light on the Old Testament via archaeological finds. Online colleges and traditional schools such as the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research interpret findings in relation to the Bible in order to differentiate between the parts that are true and those that are embellished. Persons with an interest in Biblical archaeology can find a collection of great resources here. Whether you're seeking references for a scholastic assignment in a distance learning program, or just looking for information to satisfy your own curiosity, this collection of web sites is a great starting point for those interested in the topic.
- Bible Maps: Various maps to help aid in understanding of the scriptures
- Archaeology and the Bible: Answers to commonly asked questions regarding Biblical events and archaeological findings
- From Jesus to Christ: PBS series available online; discusses aspects of Biblical archaeology
- Bible Believer's Archaeology: Online book written by John Argubright
- Dig the Bible: Started in 1992 by Doyle Lynch; gives an overview of Biblical archaeology
- Dead Sea Scrolls: Exhibit at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
- Judaism and Christianity: Compiled by J. Treat; extensive collection of online resources
- Noah's Ark: Compilation of information on what some believe to be the remains of Noah's Ark
- Bible-Era Artifacts: National Geographic article discussing controversial findings
- Archaeological Discoveries: The top 10 discoveries of the 20th century that pertain to Biblical archaeology
- BibArch: Biblical archaeology with a concentration on the Levant
- Archaeology and The Old Testament: By Pat Zukeran; discusses the building of the historical accuracy of the Bible
- Bib Arch Seminary: Albright School of Biblical Archaeology; offers free courses
- John Stevenson's Biblical Archaeology: Various maps, quotes, and information compiled by Dr. John Stevenson
- TFBA: The Foundation for Biblical Archaeology.
- Find a DigFrom the Biblical Archaeology Review; features information on excavations.
- Resource Pages for Biblical Studies: With a focus on early Christian writings; compiled by Torrey Seland, Professor of New Testament Studies
- BASE Institute: Aims to reaffirm the Bible as a message of hope from God; dispels notions that the Bible is a collection of fables
- Apologetics Press: Provides scripturally sound, scientifically accurate materials in apologetics
- CenturyOne: Foundation that funds archaeological projects and biblical research