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Purchase the complete PRINTED archive of Bible and Spade, 1972-Present. 140 issues of the printed magazine in total (1972 through Fall 2012). This is not the CD ROM.

Bible and Spade is a non-technical quarterly publication published by the Associates for Biblical Research. It is written from a scholarly and conservative viewpoint, supporting the inerrancy of the Biblical record. Bible and Spade is must for serious Bible students. Archaeological evidence, properly interpreted, upholds the history of the Bible. Bible and Spade shows you how!

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The Bible and Spade CD-ROM 1972-2011 includes the following features:

  • Hundreds of articles contributed by ABR staff, board, associates and other expert contributors over the past 40 years.
  • Complete archive of 136 issues of Bible and Spade, 1972 through 2011.
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Spring 2014 Editorial• We Hear You! • Nineveh's "Impossible" Repentance • "How Beautiful are the Feet" on the Via Egnatia • The Historical Reliability of the New Testament • Beware of PhilosophyAi and OT Chronology: Who Cares?

Winter 2014
Editorial: Dr. David Livingston: A Vision, A Legacy and A Calling to Fulfill • We Hear You! • Recent Archaeological Discoveries that Lend Credence to the Historicity of Scripture • Home Cooking: Old Testament Israelite Style • Update on Discoveries in 2013 • Erastus: Salt and Light in the Government of CorinthEndnotes for "Recent Archaeological Discoveries" in PDF Format.

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Fall 2013 Editorial: Live the Dream • We Hear You! • The Professional Excavation Staff at Khirbet el-Maqatir • The Remarkable 2013 Season at Khirbet el-Maqatir • Living Like A Judge • The Lamps of Khirbet el-Maqatir • Conquest Confusion at Yale • Those Indefatigable Byzantines!

Summer 2013
Editorial: God the Great Tester • We Hear You! • A Theology of the Fall in Genesis 3 and the Ancient Near East • Do Christians Make the Bible an Idol? • The Map of Madaba • The Riddle of the Sphinx • The Value of Archaeology in My Faith Walk • Turning the Cannons on New Testament Canon Criticisms: Part Two • Lovers of Husbands and ChildrenHow ABR Influenced My Walk with God

Spring 2013
Beneath the Surface: Editorial • We Hear You! • New Roles in the ABR Family • Digging for the Historical Jesus • How Lunar and Solar Eclipses Shed Light on Biblical Events • Eclipses: The Science and the Pseudoscience • The Pagan Christ in the Popular Media • The Death of John the Baptist • Evangelism and Apologetics

Winter 2013
  Editorial: Romans: An Empire of Dust and an Epistle for the Ages • We Hear You! • Let Every Soul Be Subject • Cosmic Death in Romans 8: Affirming a Recent Creation • Baptism in the Early Church • Josephus: Jewish War Correspondent • The Amazing Catacombs of Rome • Justin Martyr: Pioneer Apologist

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Fall 2012   Beneath the Surface: The "Jesus Wife" Fragment and the Battle of Worldviews • We Hear You! • Ready to Reason • The Trial of Jesus in Archaeology and History • Forged in the Name of God: Bart Ehrman and the Issue of Pseudepigrapha in the New Testament • Dialogue with a Skeptic Concerning the Resurrection of Christ • Four Persian Kings: The Bible, Herodotus and Archaeology

Summer 2012  The End from the Beginning • We Hear You! • The Prophecy of Daniel 8 • Tyre: Prophecy Fulfilled • Prophecy, the Bible and Jesus • Amos' Earthquake • Lot Sat in the Gate

Spring 2012  We Hear You! • The Search for Joshua's Ai at Khirbet el-Maqatir, 2011 • ABR's Excavation at Khirbet el-Maqatir: The Infant Jar Burial • City Gates: Not Just a Defensive Measure • Maqatir Monastery Money • Lukewarm in Laodicea

Winter 2012  Tanit in the Mirror • The Testimony of the Didache • Redeeming the Carthaginians? • Abortion: Child Sacrifice Today? • Ancient Child Sacrifice and Abortion • Evolution and the American Abortion Mentality • Jephthah's Vow: A Corruption of Yahwism in the Era of the Judges

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Fall 2011 Pew Survey Reveals Basic Ignorance of Christian Belief • Revelation, Speculation and Science • OT Scholarship and the Man in the Street: Whence and Whither? • The King James Bible and the Importance of Textual Criticism

Summer 2011
Contested Conflagration: Joshua and the Conquest of Hazor • Is the New Testament God's Word? • Turning the Cannons on New Testament Canon Criticisms: Part One • David: Man or Myth?

Spring 2011
Archaeology and the Bible • Israelite Kings in the Assyrian Inscriptions • New Light on the Book of Daniel from the Dead Sea Scrolls • Three Kings in One Verse • The Fall of the Moon City

Winter 2011
Locating Biblical Bethel • Digging up Joshua’s Ai: The 2009–2010 Seasons at Khirbet el-Maqatir • A Canaanite Massebah or Stele found at Khirbet el-Maqatir? • The Byzantine Church at Khirbet el-Maqatir

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Fall 2010 We Hear You! • Two Ancient Sumerian Tablets Saying NO-O-O-O to Paganism • The Influence of the Ancient Near East on the Book of Genesis • An Army of Straw Men: Responding to Ronald Hendel • The Domestication of the Camel in the Ancient Near East • The Great Isaiah Scroll and the Original Bible: An Interview with Dr. Peter Flint

Summer 2010 The Bible and Life: Big Questions…Important Answers • We Hear You! • The Sea of Galilee: An Overview • Jesus Speaks to Seven of His Churches: Part 2 • Skeletons on the Table • Christian Damascus

Spring 2010 Editorial • We Hear You! • Megiddo: The Place of Battles • The Arch of Titus and the Olive Tree of Romans 11 • Jesus Speak to Seven of His Churches: Part I

Winter 2010 What's So Important About Inerrancy? • Digging into the Documents and the Attempted Hijacking of Paradise • The Role of the Septuagint in the Transmission of the Scriptures •  Jesus Christ on the Inerrancy of Scripture •  Inspiration: The Oracles of God •  Tota Scriptura

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Fall 2009 The Use of Geology in the Authentication of the James Ossuary • The Ashkelon Experience • Is the Resurrection Historically Reliable?  •  The Curious History of the "Editor" in Biblical Criticism

Summer 2009 The Life and Legacy of Dr. David Livingston • Dave's Very First Dig • Our Rich History and the Future of ABR •  Researching Ai • Remember, Archaeology is Not a Treasure Hunt (abridged) • Researching Jericho • The Future is Bright for ABR • A Tribute to Dr. David Livingston

Spring 2009 Archaeology, Paleontology, Noah's Flood and the Book of Genesis • Who Were the Sons of God in Genesis 6? • Dinosaur Mysteries: How Do They Fit into History? •  Neanderthal Life Spans and the Bible • Making Sense of the Days of Peleg

Winter 2009 The Temple Mount Sifting Project • “The Most Important Discovery was the People”: An Interview with Dr. Gabriel Barkay • The Pleasure of Dust • Pictures Worth a Thousand Words • Picture Postcards from the Psalmists • Parables from the Taybeh House • Holding History in My Hand • Sifters Profiles • People, Places, Psalmists and a Hot Wheels Car • Jerusalem Journey • Assorted Pictures • The Logos: God or “a” god?

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Fall 2008
Recent Research on the Date and Setting of the Exodus
 • Evidence for Inerrancy from a Second Unexpected Source: The Jubilee and Sabbatical Cycles • Thinking Clearly about the "Jesus Family Tomb"

Summer 2008
Delphi’s Influence on the World of the New Testament Part 3: Faults, Fumes and Visions • Mount Ararat Archaeological Survey

Spring 2008
In Quest of the Temple Mount
 • Who Owns the Codex Sinaiticus? • Bible Personages in Archaeology: Seal of Jezebel Identified • Evidence for Inerrancy from an Unexpected Source: OT Chronology

Winter 2008
Biblical Illiteracy • The Red Sea in the New Testament • Locating Etam: Samson's Rock of Refuge • The Royal Precinct at RamesesNew Discoveries at Rameses

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2007 Bible and Spade Back Issues - Buy Now

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Fall 2007
Incomprehensible The Manger and the Inn: The Cultural Background of Luke 2:7The Star of BethlehemWho is Immamuel?Jesus Celebrates Hanukkah! • The Shroud’s Earlier History Part 2: To The Great City

Summer 2007
Sadness over Saul • Sodom: The Discovery of a Lost City • Locating Sodom: A Critique of the Northern Proposal • Nebo-Sarsekim Found in Babylonian TabletThe Duration of the Israelite Sojourn in Egypt

Spring 2007
The Ash Heap of History • Identification of Tall el-Hammam on the Madaba Map • The Shroud of Turin's Early History: Part I • The Tomb of King Herod Discovered • Delphi's Influence on the World of the New Testament: Part II- The Oracles of Delphi

Winter 2007
The Doctrine of Biblical Inerrancy • Gibeon: Its Archaeological, Geographical and Contextual Significance • Archaeology, Assyrian Reliefs and the Psalms of the Sons of Korah • Delphi's Influence on the World of the New Testament: Part I-Delphi: Center of the World

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2006 Bible and Spade Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 2006. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $2.75 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available only as copies.

*Fall 2006*
The Genesis Flood: An Interpretative Key to the Past • Mount Cudi: The True Mountain of Noah's Ark • Wood Remains from the "Landing Site of Noah's Ark" Nearly 6500 Years Old • The Case for Ararat • Why Not Nabatea? The Flight of Joseph's Family from Bethlehem to Egypt and Migration to the Town of Nazareth in Galilee

Summer 2006 
Love God with all your Mind! • Biblical Connections at Tell Ta 'yinat, Turkey • Propoganda, Power and Perversion of Biblical Truth: Coins Illustrating the Book of Revelation • Local References in the Letter to Smyrna (Rev 2:8-11) Part IV: Religious Background

Spring 2006
New Evidence from Egypt on the Location of the Exodus Sea Crossing, Part II • Local References in the Letter to Smyrna (Rev. 2:8-11), Part III: Jews in Smyrna • Ezekiel 26:1-14. A Proof Text for Inerrancy or Fallibility of the Old Testament • The Blessing of the Silver Scrolls

Winter 2006
The Wealth and Power of the Biblical Patriarchs New Evidence from Egypt on the Location of the Exodus Sea Crossing, Part I • Local References in the Letter to Smyrna (Rev. 2:8-11), Part II: Historical Background

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2005 Bible and Spade Back Issues - Buy Now

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Fall 2005
Biblical Archaeology: Eternal Implications Extra-Biblical Evidence for the ConquestArchaeologists Fail to Use Sound Reasoning • Which Way Did They Go? The Magi’s Escape from King Herod • Local References in the Letter to Smyrna (Rev. 2:8-11), Part I: Archaeological Background • For Young Archaeologists: Herod the Great

*Summer 2005*
Pharaoh Merenptah Meets Israel• The Synagogue on the Isle of Delos and the Epistle of James • Archaeologist Says He Has Found St. Paul's Tomb

Spring 2005
Shechem: Its Archaeological and Contextual Significance • Abimelech at Shechem • Excavating with ABR at Hazor • Archaeology is NOT a Treasure Hunt • The Cave of John the Baptist • For Young Archaeologists: David and Goliath 

Winter 2005
Israel In Egypt • The Lotus in Ancient Egypt and the Bible • Between the Pillars: Revisiting "Samson and the House of Dagon" • What are lmlk Stamps and What Were They Used For? • Jerusalem Fell in 587 Not 586 BC • Digging with ABR at Hazor • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Mari Archive and the Nuzi Tablets

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2004 Bible and Spade Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 2004. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $2.75 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Fall 2004
The Bible According to Karnak
• Papyrus in Ancient Egypt and the Bible • History Unearthed • Gods, Gold and the Glory of Phillipi • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Rosetta Stone and the Law Code of Hammurabi

Summer 2004
Egypt and the Bible • Red Algae Theories of the Plagues, Part 3 • Archaeology: Biblical Ally or Adversary? • Great Discoveries in Bible Archaeology: The Amarna Tablets and the Merneptah Stela

Spring 2004
The Duration of the Israelite Sojourn in EgyptThe Royal Precinct at RamesesHistorical Synchronisms and the Date of the Exodus • Going for the Gold!

Winter 2004
Cultural Change and the Confusion of Language in Ancient Sumer • In Search of Ancient Famines • Red Algae Theories of the Plague, Part 2 • Joshua's "Long Day" and Mesopotamian Celestial Omen Texts • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Atra-Hasis Epic and the Gilgamesh Epic

2003 Bible and Spade Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 2003. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $2.75 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Fall 2003
Nahum, Nineveh and those Nasty Assyrians
The Prophet's Knowledge of Contemporary IdolatryJesus and the Sea of Galilee • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Sumerian King List and the Tell Dan Stela • Going on a Dig: A Fourth Grade Dig Report

Summer 2003
Red Algae-Anthrax Theories of the Ten Plagues: A Scientific Critique, Part 1 • "Large Cities that have Walls Up to the Sky": Canaanite Fortifications in the Late Bronze I Period • Joseph in Egypt, Part 6 • Hazor 2002

Spring 2003
The Exodus ControversyAmenhotep II as the Pharaoh of the Exodus • The Captives of Amenhotep II • Jericho: Does the Evidence Disprove or Prove the Bible? • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Moabite Stone and Hezekiah's Tunnel • Joseph in Egypt, Part 5 • "We are Standing on 'Holy Ground'" at Kiriath Jearim

Winter 2003
The Joseph Narrative • Joseph in Egypt, Part 4 • Moses and Hatshepsut • History, Archaeology, and Jesus • The Scorpion King • Scorpions-Another Puncturing of the Theory of Evolution

2002 Bible and Spade Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 2002. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $2.75 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Fall 2002
Joseph in Egypt, Part 3 • Nahr el-Kalb (The Dog River) • The Biblical Cities of Tyre and SidonTyre and the Tell El-Amarna TabletsThe Tyrian Shekel and the Temple of Jerusalem • The Cedars of Lebanon • James Ossuary Surfaces in Jerusalem • Rethinking the Crucified Man from Giv'at Ha-Mivtar • Exploring Bible Times • Review of The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts

Summer 2002
King Solomon in His Ancient Context • Bones, Burials, and Biblical History: Part III, The Results of Burial Excavation • "At Home in Death": An Archaeological Exposition of Psalm 49:11 • The Bible: Myth or History

Spring 2002
Joseph in Egypt, Part 2 • Golgotha: A Reconsideration of the Evidence • Remains of Herod’s Jerusalem Palace Unearthed • Sharks Puncture the Theory of Punctuated Equilibrium • A Question of Time: Old or Young Earth?

Winter 2002
Did Edom’s Original Territories Extend West of ‘Wadi Arabah? • Evolution and Christian Faith • Bones, Burials, and Biblical History: Part II, The Discovery of Ancient Tombs • Joseph in Egypt, Part 1 • Correlating the Texts of Ancient Literature with the Old Testament

2001 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 2001. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $2.75 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Fall 2001
Bone, Burials and Biblical History, Part I • Saga of “Sardine Sam” • “Meat Offered to Idols” in Pergamom and Thyatira • New Evidence of the “Real” Site of the Temple • A Response to Martin’s “Real” Site of the Temple

Summer 2001
Who was “Nimrod?” • Don’t be a Nimrod!David Rohl’s Revised Egyptian Chronology • Musical Instruments in Biblical Israel • King David’s Harp • An Effect of Evolutionary Thinking

Spring 2001
The Sacred Precinct on Mt. Gerizim • Samaritan Passover • Archaeological Excavations at the Baptism Site, “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” • The Enigma of the Palm Branch • A Sacred Place • The Resurrection: Reason to Believe or Wishful Thinking?

Winter 2001
Khirbet Nisya 2000 • Socioeconomic Factors in the Success of Early Christianity • Tel Dor: Ruler of the Seas • Ehud’s Escape

2000 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 2000. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $2.75 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Fall 2000
Is Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia? • Digging Mount Sinai From the Bible • Jeroboam II, King of Israel, and Uzziah, King of Judah • The Star of Bethlehem

Summer 2000
Khirbet el-Maqatir 2000 Dig Report • Bronze Age Camel Petroglyphs in the Wadi Nasib, Sinai • Patriarchal Wealth and Early Domestication of the Camel • Seeing the Invisible • Ancient Egyptian Writing Materials and Techniques • Bible Personages in Archaeology: Ben-hadad III, King of Aram and Jehoash, King of Israel • For Young Archaeologists: An Ancient Scribes Tool Kit • For Young Paleontologists: To Dig or not To Dig--That is Never the Question

*Spring 2000*
A Tour of Biblical Evidence in the British Museum • Death Before Adam? • The Tel Dan Stela and the Kings of Aram and Israel

Winter 2000
The King and I (Part 3): Opening the Third Seal • The Tomb of Christ in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre • The Shroud of Turin 2000 • The Last Supper in Art and History

1999 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1999. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $2.75 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Fall 1999
Beth-Aven: A Scholarly Conundrum
• Kh. el-Maqatir 1999 Dig Report • The King and I (Part 2): Exiled To Patmos • Does It Matter?

Summer 1999
The Discovery of the Sin Cities of Sodom and Gomorrah • Those Indefatigable Byzantines! • Of Aigos Lot at Deir Ain Abata, Jordan • The Byzantine Church of Khirbet el-Maqatir

*Spring 1999*
The Walls of Jericho • On the Jericho Road • The King and I: The Apostle John and Emperor Domitian, Part 1 • The Acts of the Apostles and the Archaeologists

*Winter 1999*
ABR and the Search For Ai • Is Khirbet Nisya the Ai of the Bible? • The Search for Joshua’a Ai: Excavations at Kh. el-Maqatir

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Fall 1998
Locating Biblical Bethel
• Three Coins From a Mountain • Hanukkah: The Festival of Light • Glittering Gold, Medicinal Myrrh and Fragrant Frankincense

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BIBLE and SPADE produced in Winter, Spring and Summer 1998. Bible and Spade produced after Summer 1998 are in large format and sell for $2.75 each.

Summer 1998
Noah, His Ark, His Mountain, His City and His Tomb • How Old Are Those Hills? • The Ancient Document Rule and the Flood of Noah’s Day • The Flood and Subsequent Civilization

Spring 1998
The Bible and Extraterrestrial Life • A Study of the Hebrew Word Yom in the Creation Narrative (Genesis 1, 2) • The City of Andrew and Peter: Bethsaida • The World’s Oldest Church: Aqaba, Jordan

Winter 1998
To Sling or Not to Sling – That Was Never The Question • Signals From Space • Gone, But Not Forgotten: The Hurrians and Their Kingdom of the Lion • Bible Personages in Archaeology: Omri, King of Israel

1997 Back Issues - Buy Now

Three issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1997. Order all three at a discount. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Autumn 1997
How Were Fossils Formed? • Wars and Rumors of War: Evidence of Ancient Edomites • Edomite/Israelite War Strengthened by New Finds • “Does Your Teacher Not Pay the (Temple) Tax?” (Mt. 17:24–27) • Among the Reeds of the Nile

Spring/Summer 1997
Separating Materialist Philosophy From Science • The Archives of Ugarit • Pharaohs and Kings Confused: David Rohl’s New Chronology • Bible Personages in Archaeology: The Sons of Jacob

Winter 1997
Fossil Fantasy • Abraham and the King of Egypt • Thy Servants Take Pleasure in Her Stones • Bible Personages in Archaeology: The Clans of Manasseh

1996 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1996. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Autumn 1996*
Cracks in the Evolutionary Facade • Genesis and Ancient Near East Stories of Creation and Flood: Part 4Bible Personages in Archaeology: Ahab the IsraeliteThe Bible, Archaeology and the Study of Military Affairs

Summer 1996
Fossils in Your Family Tree • Genesis and Ancient Near East Stories of Creation and Flood: Part 3 • The Mesopatamian Background of the Tower of Babel and Its Implications

*Spring 1996*
Genesis and Ancient Near East Stories of Creation and Flood: Part 2 • The Lost Ark is Still Lost – But Now We Know Where Its Been! • Paul’s Travels Through Cyprus (Acts 13:4–12) • Bible Personages in Archaeology: Mesha, King of Moab

Winter 1996
What is Man?Genesis and Ancient Near East Stories of Creation and Flood: An Introduction, Part 1 • The Historicity of the Joseph Story • Bible Personages in Archaeology: Shishak, King of Egypt

1995 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1995. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Autumn 1995
Tomb and Teeth: A Dentist’s View of Ancient Israelis • Tell el-’Umeiri • Jerusalem 3000 – A Capital Idea? • Bible Personages in Archaeology: Balaam, Son of Beor

Summer 1995
The Ark of the Covenant: Alive and Well in Ethiopia? • The Ark of the Covenant: Moses’ Secret Weapon • Harold Camping’s Bible Chronology • Crisis in Evolutionary Cosmology • Bible Personages in Archaeology: Jabin, King of Hazar

Spring 1995
The Tabernacle: A Bronze Age Artifact • Re-examining the Late Bronze Era • Bible Personages in Archaeology: Serug, Nahor and Terah • The Shroud of Turin: Evidence for the Resurrection?

Winter 1995
The Hittites of Anatolia • The Archives of Hattusas • Biblical Chronologies Compared

1994 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1994. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Autumn 1994
Where Did Solomon’s Wealth Go? • Does the Bible Exaggerate Solomon’s Wealth? • Money in the Ancient World • Coins of the Bible

Summer 1994
Response to the “Missing 1000 Years” • Monumental Architecture in Israel • Gezer and the Bible

Spring 1994
Temple of the Lost Ark • King Tut, the Tabernacle and the Ark • A Golden Temple • In Search of Solomons’ Temple Mount

Winter 1994
Abortion: Child Sacrifice of the 90’s • Clash of the Titans • Pop! A New Theory of Origins • Schonfield and the Resurrection

1993 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1993. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Autumn 1993
Is 1000 Years Missing in the Bible? • Khirbet Nisya Excavation 1993 • New Inscription Mentions “House of David” • Jammal Admits Lying on CBS’s Noah’s Ark Program

*Summer 1993*
Jurassic Park and The Bible • The Search for Ai • Accidental Archaeology • Greatest Fish Stories Ever Told

Spring 1993
Documentary Hypothesis • Modern Medicine: Old! • Caesarea Philippi Excavations • Oldest Horse Statue: Syria

*Winter 1993*
The Big Bang • Date of Noah’s Flood • Archive of Nuppur • “Appearance of Age”

1992 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1992. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Autumn 1992
A Lost Portion of Samuel • The Archive of Mari • New Crucifixion Site • Burying Their Own Dead

Summer 1992
Noah’s Ark: Its Final Berth • Creation Stories of the Ancient Near East • The Archive of Ebla • Computers and the Red Sea Parting

Spring 1992
The Israelites and Ramseses • New Light on Daniel From the Dead Sea Scrolls • Let the Dead Bury Their Own Dead • Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin

Winter 1992
Was Adam a Cave Man? • 1991 ABR Excavation Report • Fossilized Human Finger Found • Caiaphas’ Tomb Found

1991 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1991. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Autumn 1991
Origin of Life: Design or Chance? • Recent Discoveries and the Conquest • Ancient Harbors Around the Sea of Galilee • Who’s Who in Archaeology: William Henry Breasted

Summer 1991
Daniel and the Lion of Babylon • Israelite Kings in Assyrian Inscriptions • A Man and His Cloak • Dead Sea Scrolls Update

Spring 1991
An Object From Solomon’s Temple • Assyrian Kings in the Bible • Anti-Creationists Speak Up - Our Answer • Daniel and His Friends

Winter 1991
Plagues vs. the Gods of Egypt • Mount St. Helens: Geological Laboratory • Weapons of Warfare in Biblical Times • Important Recent Archaeological Finds

1990 Back Issues - Buy Now

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Autumn 1990
Which Way Did Israel Go Out? • ABR’s 1990 Excavation Results • Calf Figurine Found Parallels Golden Calf • Fabulous Babylon Excavations

Summer 1990
The Jewish War Correspondent: Josephus • Third Battle of the Dead Sea Scrolls • Attacks From the North • Discovery of the Gilgamesh Epic

Spring 1990
The Fall of the Moon City • Why Talk About Creation? • The Assyrians (Iraqis) Were So Brutal! • Believers Are Winning the Battle for Jericho

Winter 1990
Pylons of Power • The Sons of God • The Pharisees • Rich Assyrian Tomb Finds

1989 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1989. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Autumn 1989
The Virgin Birth Explored • Biblical Melodies Inspired as Well as Words? • The Bible Was Right: Belshazzar • A Boat From Jesus’ Time is Discovered

Summer 1989
Daniel vs. the Critics • Is the Grand Canyon Young? • Who Was the Pharaoh of the Exodus? • New Light on the Life of Jesus • Moses, Exodus and a Family Feud

Spring 1989
Luke the Historian • Soldiers, Spies, Scripture • Biblical Archaeology • The Doctor Who Wrote History

*Winter 1989*
Qumran • Bible Music • The Resurrection • Divine Healers

1988 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1988. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Autumn 1988
Has Gomorrah Been Found? • Before They Were Sherds: Pottery in the Bible • Hezekiah’s Tunnel Thwarts Sennacherib • Who’s Who in Archaeology: Layard

Summer 1988
The Exodus/Conquest Mix-Up • Dinosaur and Humans Lived Together • Pottery Making in the Bible • Is There Enough Time for Evolution to Occur?

Spring 1988
Treasures of Egypt • Jesus on Infallibility • Bible Names on Seals • Light from Nuzi

Winter 1988
Is This Noah’s Ark? • Where Are Bethel and Ai? • Has Anyone Created Life in a Test Tube? • Who Wrote Genesis?

1987 Back Issues - Buy Now

BIBLE AND SPADE produced in Fall of 1987. Bible and Spade was not produced from 1984-Summer 1987.

Autumn 1987
Discovering the Truth at Jericho • The Mystery of the Silver Scrolls • How Long Were the “Days” of Genesis? • What Does “Baptized for the Dead” Mean?

1983 Back Issues - Buy Now

Two Combined issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1983. Order both at a discount or choose to purchase single combined back issues for $2.50 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Summer/Autumn 1983*
The Flood Story in Bible and Cuneiform Literature • Nabonidus, Belshazzar, and the Book of Daniel • Esther and History • Antioch, The Base of Operations

*Winter/Spring 1983*
Artistic Balance Among the Beni Hasan Asiatics • Sodom and Gomorrah Update • Shiloh - Israel’s First Holy City • Secrets of Cave 25

1982 Back Issues - Buy Now

Issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1982. Order both at a discount. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

Spring/Summer/Autumn 1982
In Praise of Ancient Scribes • The Biblical Ammonites, Part II • Solomon in All His Glory • Putting Bethsaida-Julius on the Map

Winter 1982
The Biblical Ammonites, Part I • Archaeology – Confirming the Truth • Israeli Scholars Date Garden Tomb to the Israelite Monarchy

1981 Back Issues - Buy Now

Issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1981. Order all three at a discount. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Summer/Autumn 1981*
The Nuzi Tablets • On the Term Phylacteries • The Shroud of Turin • Baptism in the Early Church

*Spring 1981*
Musical Instruments in Old Testament Worship • From the Brickfields of Egypt • Tarsus and the Apostle Paul • 4,000 Year Old Gate Found Intact at Tel Dan

*Winter 1981*
Capernaum - Jesus’ Own City • Recent Work at Capernaum • Excavations at Tel Acco

1980 Back Issues - Buy Now

Issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1980. Order all three at a discount. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Summer/Autumn 1980*
Ebla: Archaeological Discoveries and Biblical Research • Coins of the Bible • Archaeology and the Sabbath • Results of the 1979 Season at Sodom and Gomorrah

*Spring 1980*
The Scripts of the Ancient Near East • Archaeology and the Text of the New Testament

*Winter 1980*
The Languages of the Ancient Near East • Israelite Kings in Assyrians' Inscriptions • Herod’s Hideaway

1979 Back Issues - Buy Now

Issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1979. Order all three at a discount. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Summer/Autumn 1979*
Kramer of Sumer • Assyrian Kings in the Bible • Dead Sea Jigsaw • Gethsemane and the Gardens of Jerusalem

*Spring 1979*
Excavations at Lachish • Ebla, Ugarit, and the Old Testament, Part II

*Winter 1979*
Ebla, Ugarit, and the Old Testament, Part I • The Atrahasis Epic, The Genesis Flood, and Capital Punishment • New Excavation Started in the City of David

1978 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1978. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Autumn 1978*
The Sinai Peninsula and the Exodus • The Israelites and the King’s Highway • Journey to Pisidia

*Summer 1978*
Ebla - Queen of Ancient Syria • Specialists Help Reconstruct Life in the Cities of the Plain

*Spring 1978*
The Exodus in its Historical Setting • A Greek Golden Treasure • Journey Down the Jabbok

*Winter 1978*
Archaeology and the text of the Old Testament • The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Language of Jesus • The Ineffable name of God • Meet Josephus

1977 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1977. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Autumn 1977*
The Infant Massacre - History or Myth • The Samaritans - A Living link With the Past, Part II • The Perils of Pergamum • Excavations in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

*Summer 1977*
Adam in Ancient Mesopotamian Traditions • The Samaritans - A Living Link With the Past, Part I • Paul and the Athenians • Ararat ‘Ark’ Wood dated at AD 700

*Spring 1977*
The Generations of Genesis • ‘Crucify Him, Crucify Him’ and the Temple • With the Rich in His Death • Temple Scroll Soon to be Published

*Winter 1977*
More and More, Scripture Lives • Bible Aids Archaeologist in Interpreting Beer-Sheba Discovery • Oldest Hebrew Writing Found • Sodom and Gomorrah Update

1976 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1976. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Autumn 1976*
A Journey by Lamplight, Part IV • Solomon’s Gold Mine Believed Found • Erastus Salutes You • 2,800 Year-Old Fortress Found in Sinai

*Summer 1976*
A Journey by Lamplight, Part III • From Syria: Sensational New Collection of Tablets Found • From Israel: Excavations at Aphek-Antipatris

*Spring 1976*
A Journey by Lamplight, Part II • Jerusalem Report:Evidence of Babylonian Siege Found • An Archaeological Context for Understanding John 4:20

*Winter 1976*
A Journey by Lamplight, Part I • City of the Golden Calf • Your Questions Answered

1975 Back Issues - Buy Now

Issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1975. Order all three at a discount. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Autumn 1975*
Cities in Bible Times • The Land of Sheba • Iraq Set to Rebuild the Tower of Babel • Your Questions Answered

*Spring/Summer 1975*
Sennacherib, Hezekiah, and a “Biblical Problem” • Water Systems of Ancient Jerusalem • The Fall of Jerusalem in Light of Archaeology • Afoot at Assos

*Winter 1975*
A Jewish Archaeologist’s Finest Hours • A Theater and a Church • Altar of Artemis Found at Ephesus • Evidence of Child Sacrifice Found at Zarapath

1974 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1974. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Autumn 1974*
How Did Early Israel Differ From Her Neighbors? • Sarcophagi and the Early Church • Ararat ‘74 • Space Age Ark-aeology

*Summer 1974*
Have Sodom and Gomorrah Been Found? • The Search For Noah’s Ark

*Spring 1974*
The Place of Christ’s Crucifixion and Burial • The Pool of Gibeon • Samson and the House of Dagon • Was O’Callaghan’s Bombshell a Dud?

*Winter 1974*
The Doctor Who Wrote History • The Witness of Archaeology • Rendezvous With Jeroboam • Beer-Sheba, City of the Patriarchs

1973 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1973. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Autumn 1973*
Pioneering With Paul, Part II • The Uniqueness of Chistianity • High State Officials Under David and Solomon • Yigael Yadin Completes Study of 2,000 Year-Old Scroll

*Summer 1973*
Pioneering With Paul, Part I • The Practice of Writing in Ancient Israel • “‘Ai’ Ain’t Ai!” • Jar Handles Tell a Story

*Spring 1973*
Abraham as Archaeology Knows Him, Part II • Caesarea - City of the Apostles • Those Dead Sea Scroll Fragments and Mark • Helps For Bible Students

*Winter 1973*
Abraham as Archaeology Knows Him, Part I • Excavations at Babylon • Debir - A Puzzle Solved • Arafat Unfriendly to Ark Searchers

1972 Back Issues - Buy Now

Four issues of BIBLE and SPADE produced in 1972. Order all four at a discount or choose to purchase single back issues for $1.25 each. Issues listed with an *asterisk* are available as photocopies.

*Autumn 1972*
New Light on David’s Capture of Jerusalem • Solomon and Israel’s Golden Age, Part III • Secrets From Gezer • Excavations at Nineveh

*Summer 1972*
Solomon and Israel’s Golden Age, Part II • The Bible Was Right After All, Part III • Site of Christ’s Miracle Identified • Ark-aeology ‘72

*Spring 1972*
O’Callaghan’s Bombshell • Solomon and Israel’s Golden Age, Part I • The Bible Was Right After All, Part II • The Moabite Stone

*Winter 1972*
Does Archaeology Prove the Bible? • The Bible Was Right After All, Part I • Whither Noah’s Ark • The Mystery of the Bat Creek Stone

Note: BIBLE and SPADE was named Archaeology and Biblical Research from 1987 to 1993, and was not produced from 1984-1986.

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