Ai is simply an embarrassment to every view of the conquest that takes the biblical and archaeological evidence seriously.' Or at least, that is what many of the critics say...
To answer and refute these criticisms and find the true site where these Biblical events took place would be very significant, having far-reaching implications for a correct understanding of the early history of Israel. It would also provide an excellent tool for the Christian apologist to defend the Biblical account against these erroneous and prejudicial attacks. This project is also certain to edify our Christian brethren who are struggling with doubts about the veracity and inerrancy of Scripture.
Henry B. Smith Jr., ABR Director of Development, discusses the ABR Dig, and some of the implications for the history of the Bible.
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