• Charlesworth, James Jesus and Archaeology Eerdmans, 2006
  • Currid, John Doing Archaeology in the Land of the Bible Baker Books, 1999
  • Dyer, Charles and Hatteborg, Gregory New Christian Travelerís Guide to the Holy Land Moody, 2006
  • Hoerth, Alfred J. Archaeology and the Old Testament Baker, 1998
  • Hoerth, Alfred and McRay, John Bible Archaeology Baker, 2005
  • Hoffmeier, James Israel in Egypt Oxford, 1997
  • Kaiser, Walter The Old Testament Documents, Are They Reliable & Relevant? InterVarsity Press, 2001
  • Kitchen, Kenneth On the Reliability of the Old Testament Eerdmans, 2003
  • Mazar, Amichai Archaeology of the Land of the Bible: 10,000-586 B.C.E. Doubleday, 1990
  • McRay, John Archaeology and the New Testament Baker, 1990
  • Merrill, Eugene Kingdom of Priests Baker Academic, 1997
  • Millard, Alan Treasures from Bible Times Lion, 1985
  • Michener, James The Source Fawcett Crest (paperback), 1965
  • Murphy-O'Connor, Jerome The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide 4th ed. Oxford, 1998
  • Price, Randall Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls Harvest House, 1996
  • Rasmussen, Carl NIV Atlas of the Bible Zondervan, 1999
  • Ritmeyer, Leen & Kathleen The Quest, Revealing the Temple Mount in Jerusalem Carta, 2006
  • Shanks, Hershel The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls Random House, 1997
  • Sheler, Jeff Is the Bible True? Harper San Francisco, 1999
  • Wachsmann, Shelley The Sea of Galilee Boat Perseus Publishing


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