April 9, 2018 | Oklahoma Apologetics A great apologetical resource will be made available by Crossway Publishers. They are about to release their new ESV Archaeology Study Bible in April 30, 2018. Dr. John D. Currid, the Carl W. McMurray Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, is the Old Testament editor, while Dr. David Chapman (PhD, Cambridge) is the New Testament editor. Some of the features include: Double-column, paragraph format 2,000+ study notes 400+ full-color photographs 200+ maps and diagrams 200+ informational sidebars 15 articles like “The Bible and History,” “Archaeology and Preaching,” Major Biblical Finds,” and “Daily Life in the New Testament Era” 4 timelines Book introductions 4-color printing Crossway’s website on the bible can be found here. A description of the new Bible: The ESV Archaeology Study Bible roots the biblical text in its historical and cultural context, offering readers a framework for better understanding the people, places, and events recorded in Scripture. With editorial oversight from Dr. John Currid (PhD, University of Chicago) and Dr. David Chapman (PhD, University of Cambridge), as well as contributions from a team of field-trained archaeologists, the Archaeology Study Bible assembles a range of modern scholarship—pairing the biblical text with over 2,000 study notes, 400 full-color photographs, 200 maps and diagrams, 200 sidebars, 15 articles, and 4 timelines. These features bring life to the ancient texts, helping readers situate them in their historical context while recognizing the truth that the eternal God became flesh entered human history at a specific time and in a specific place. ______________________ Post about other biblical archaeological discoveries from this blog include: The Prophet Isaiah 23 New Testament Figures Confirmed History Has Gone to the Toilets-The Ancient Latrine of Lachish Virtual Unwrapping of Levitical Scroll City of Geza Philistine Cemetery Ancient Shopping List Provides Evidence of When Bible Was Written Hezekiah Bulla 12th Dead Sea Scroll Cave Found! Bethsaida 53 People in the Old Testament Confirmed Archaeologically Via: Is Christianity True?