The Bible Unearthed

The Bible Unearthed

The Making of A Religion

DVD - 2005
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The Bible is both a religious and historical work, but how much is myth and how much is history? This masterful investigation into the origins of the Bible visits archaeological digs in Egypt, Jordan and Israel. Rare archival footage, ancient maps, biblical illustrations and computer simulations are put into context by world-famous archaeologists and biblical scholars.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, c2005.
Call Number: 221.93 BIBLE
Characteristics: 1 DVD (208 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Digital video disc.
DVD.
Bible. Old Testament -- Evidences, authority, etc.
Bible. Old Testament -- Antiquities.

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Minnie2361
Mar 07, 2017

Very informative. Amazing what Modern Archaeology has been able to bring to light. A must watch for those interested in the history of Ancient Israel/Samaria & Judea and their relationship to the Omri Kings, Ancient Egypt, Assyria, and Babylon.
It should not be lost on the viewer how the politics of the region and the elites, The King and Priestly Class, influenced religion. People have not changed .

The BBC 2 documentary (3 parts) with Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou The Bibles Buried Secrets (Did God have A wife, The Real Garden of Eden , Did King David's Empire Exist) is available online on the Daily Motion. This is an equally fascinating look at the past. Do a google
This is different from The PBS series.

LRS1969 Jan 24, 2015

An exceptional movie.

While focus is on the Old Testament, the movie reveals how scientific archeology techniques and analysis trumps mythology.

And shows that all the various segments of the Old Testament are not only mythological stories, but were written down many, many generations (usually centuries) after the supposed "facts".

An exceptional companion piece is the book "The View from Nebo".

And ANYTHING by Israel Finkelstein!

John 8:32

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