But there is no evidence to support the Bible

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

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Archaeology and history say otherwise

“On the whole … archaeological work has unquestionably strengthened confidence in the reliability of the Scriptural record. More than one archaeologist has found his respect for the Bible increased by the experience of excavation in Palestine. Archaeology has in many cases refuted the views of modern critics.” – Millar Burrows, Professor of Archaeology, Yale University

Charlotte Allen observes that “Archaeology, which was then a young science, was by and large ignored by the academic biblical scholars of the [nineteenth] century. For the great German exegetes of the era … a voyage to Palestine was beside the point, as the life of the historical Jesus was for them solely a matter of interpreting texts.” Today, scholars know that archaeological data can be a valuable aid to interpreting texts, as well as providing independent adjudication of a text’s historical veracity.

Allen affirms that archaeological excavations in the…

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2 thoughts on “But there is no evidence to support the Bible

  1. Why don’t you add extra value to James’ post and include evidence of the Egyptian Slavery, Exodus and Joshua’s conquest of Canaan?
    I have asked James to do such a post on several occasions but he has never responded. I for one would be very interested to read a post that included evidence for this critical biblical event.

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