May 16, 2016

Yigal Yadin




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Yigal Yadin (Sukenik) is certainly a colorful individual and you will find him interesting. For Yadin you will have a lot of material to sort through. In this archaeology course we are not interested in his political or military career, so don’t spend a lot of time on these. For more information on Yadin look in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK under the sites that he excavated. Questions that you should answer in your paper include:

  1. Where did he take his training?
  2. What was his specialty?
  3. Where did he excavate?
  4. Who did he excavate with?
  5. What discoveries did he make or was involved in?
  6. What role did he play in the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls?
  7. What was the Biblical impact of his research?
Available Sources:
  • Boraas, Roger S. “Review of The James A. De Rothschild Expedition at Hazor, Hazor III-IV: An Account of the Third and Fourth Excavations, 1957-1958 by Yigael Yadin.” Journal of Biblical Literature 110 no 3 (Fall 1991): 499-501. LINK
  • Dever, William G. “Yigael Yadin (1917-1984): In Memoriam.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 256 (Autumn 1984): 3-5. JSTOR
  • Orni, Efraim. “Yadin (Sukenik), Yigael.” Edited by Fred Skolnik and Michael Berenbaum. Encyclopaedia Judaica. 22 Vols (New York, N.Y.: MacMillan, December 12, 2006): 21:264-65. LINK
  • Roxan, Margaret M. “Greek and Latin Documents from Masada. Review of Masada, II: The Yigael Yadin Excavations, 1963-1965. Final Reports; The Latin and Greek Documents by Hannah M. Cotton; Joseph Geiger” The Classical Review 41, no. 2 (1991): 458-59. JSTOR
  • Segal, J. B. “Review of Hazor I: An Account of the First Season of Excavations, 1955 by Yigael Yadin; Yohanan Aharoni; Ruth Amiran; Trude Dothan; Immanuel Dunayevsky; Jean Perrot.” Bulletin of The School of Oriental and African Studies 23, no. 1 (1960): 199. JSTOR.
  • Segal, J. B. “Review of Hazor II: An Account of the Second Season of Excavations, 1956 by Yigael Yadin; Yohanan Aharoni; Ruth Amiran; Trude Dothan; Immanuel Dunayevsky; Jean Perrot.” Bulletin of The School of Oriental and African Studies 26, no. 1 (1963): 177-78. JSTOR
  • Shanks, Hershel. “BAR Interviews Yigael Yadin.” Biblical Archaeology Review 9, no. 1 (1983): 16-23.
  • Shanks, Hershel. “Yigael Yadin 1917–1984.” Biblical Archaeology Review 10, no. 5 (1984): 24-29.
  • Silberman, Neil Asher. A Prophet from Amongst You: The Life of Yigael Yadin: Soldier, Scholar, and Mythmaker of Modern Israel. Addison-Wesley, 1994. Look Inside
  • Yadin, Yigael. Hazor: The Rediscovery of a Great Citadel of the Bible. New York, N.Y.: Random House, 1975. Not Available Online
  • Yadin, Yiagel, and Carol Newsom. “The Masada Fragment of the Qumran Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice.” Israel Exploration Journal 34 (1984): 77-88. JSTOR
  • Yadin, Yigael, Joseph Naveh, and Yaacov Meshorer. Masada I: The Yigael Yadin Excavations 1963-1965 Final Reports. The Masada Reports. Atlanta, GA: Biblical Archaeology Society, 1989.
  • “Professor Yigael Yadin 1917-1984: In Memoriam.” Israel Exploration Journal 34, 2/3 (1984) 73-76. JSTOR

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William Albright

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Replying, at Ceremony of Conferment of Honorary Doctorates,
By Hebrew University 1957
 
For William Foxwell Albright (1891 – 1971) you will have a lot of material to sort through so pick your sources wisely. The standard biography is Leona Glidden Running, William Foxwell Albright: A Twentieth Century Genius. London, U.K.: Morgan, 1975 but it is not available online. For information on Albright look in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK under the sites that he excavated. The many obituaries listed below can be helpful, as there were many who knew him.

Questions that you should answer in your paper include:

  1. Where did he take his training?
  2. What was his specialty?
  3. Where did he excavate?
  4. Who did he excavate with?
  5. What discoveries did he make or was involved in?
  6. What role did he play in the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls?
  7. What was the Biblical impact of his research?
Available Sources:
  • Albright, William Foxwell. “Archaeological Discovery and the Scriptures.” Christianity Today 12, no. 19 (June 21, 1968): 3–5.
  • _____. “From the Patriarchs to Moses. 1. From Abraham to Joseph.” The Biblical Archaeologist 36 (1973): 5–33. JSTOR
  • _____. “The Jordan Valley in the Bronze Age.” Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 6 (1925 1924): 13–74. JSTOR
  • _____. From the Stone Age to Christianity: Monotheism and the Historical Process. La Vergne, TN: Lightning Source, 2008. PDF
  • _____. The Archaeology of Palestine. London: Taylor & Francis, 1956.
  • _____. The Biblical Period from Abraham to Ezra: An Historical Survey. New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1963.
  • _____. Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan: A Historical Analysis of Two Contrasting Faiths. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1968. Google Books Preview
  • _____. “The Excavation at Tel El-Ful.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 7 (Oct., 1922), 7-8. JSTOR
  • _____. “The Excavation of Tell Beit Mirsim. Vol. II: The Bronze Age.” The Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 17 (January 1, 1936): xi–141. JSTOR
  • _____. “The Excavations at Tell Beit Mirsim.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 23 (Oct., 1926), 2-14. JSTOR
  • _____. “The Gezer Calendar.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 92 (1943): 16–26. JSTOR
  • _____. “Toward a More Conservative View: Interview with W. F. Albright.” Christianity Today, January 18, 1963.
  • Alter, Stephen G. “From Babylon to Christianity: William Foxwell Albright on Myth, Folklore, and Christian Origins.” Journal of Religious History 36, no. 1 (March 2012): 1-18. PDF
  • Avi-Yonah, Michael. “Albright, William Foxwell.” Edited by Fred Skolnik and Michael Berenbaum. Encyclopaedia Judaica. New York, N.Y.: MacMillan, 2006. PDF
  • Beaulieu, Paul-Alain. “W. F. Albright & Assyriology.” Near Eastern Archaeology 65, no. 1 (March 1, 2002): 11–16. JSTOR
  • Bolen, Todd. The Legacy of William F. Albright. BiblePlaces Blog. March 4, 2009. LINK
  • Campbell, Edward F. “William F. Albright, 1891-1971.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 93, no. 1 (January 1, 1973): 1–2. JSTOR
  • Chisholm, Hugh, ed. “W. F. Albright.” In Encyclopædia Britannica. 11th ed. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1911. LINK
  • Cross, Frank Moore. “W. F. Albright’s View of Biblical Archaeology and Its Methodology.” The Biblical Archaeologist 36, no. 1 (February 1, 1973): 2-5. JSTOR
  • Davis, Thomas W. “Faith and Archaeology—A Brief History to the Present.” Biblical Archaeology Review 19, No. 2 (March/April 1993): 54-59. LINK
  • Dessel, J. P. “Reading Between the Lines: W. F. Albright ‘In’ the Field and ‘On’ the Field.” Near Eastern Archaeology 65, no. 1 (March 1, 2002): 43–50. ProQuest
  • Dever, William G. “What Remains of the House That Albright Built?” The Biblical Archaeologist 56, no. 1 (March 1993): 25–35. JSTOR
  • Downing, Frederick L. “The biblical archaeology movement: building and re-building the Albright house.” Perspectives in Religious Studies 33, no. 4 (2006): 495-506. Request ILL
  • Feinberg, C. L. “Albright, William Foxwell,” page 14 in Who’s Who in Christian History. ed. J. D. Douglas and Philip W. Comfort. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1992. Not Available Online
  • Feinman, Peter Douglas. William Foxwell Albright and the Origins of Biblical Archaeology. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 2004. Not Available Online
  • _____. “Canaanites, Catholics, and Chosen Peoples: William Foxwell Albright’s Biblical Archaeology.” Near Eastern Archaeology 75, no. 3 (September 1, 2012): 148-60. ProQuest
  • _____. “Methodism and the Origins of Biblical Archaeology: The William Foxwell Albright Story.” Andrews University Seminary Studies 47, no. 1 (2009): 61–72. Request ILL
  • Freedman, David Noel. “William Foxwell Albright: In Memoriam.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 205, no. 1 (February 1972): 1+3–13. JSTOR
  • Gitin, Seymour. “The House That Albright Built.” Near Eastern Archaeology 65, no. 1 (March 1, 2002): 5–10. ProQuest
  • Glueck, Nelson and G. Ernest Wright. “Tribute to William Foxwell Albright.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research no. 162 (April 1961): 1-2. JSTOR
  • Hamilton, Gordon J. “W. F. Albright and Early Alphabetic Epigraphy.” Near Eastern Archaeology 65, no. 1 (March 2002): 35-40. ProQuest
  • Hallo, William W. “Albright and the Gods of Mesopotamia.” The Biblical Archaeologist 56, no. 1 (March 1993): 18-24. JSTOR
  • Herr, Larry G. “W. F. Albright and the History of Pottery in Palestine.” Near Eastern Archaeology 65, no. 1 (2002): 51–55. ProQuest or  PDF
  • Keiger, Dale. “The Great Authenticator.” John Hopkins Magazine: Pioneers of Scholarship, April 2000. LINK.
  • Levy, Thomas E., and David Noel Freedman. “William Foxwell Albright.” In Biographical Memoirs, edited by Office of the Home Secretary and National Academy of Sciences, Pages 3–29. Vol. 91. Jerusalem: National Academies Press, 2009. Look Inside or PDF or LINK
  • Long, Burke O. “Mythic Trope in the Autobiography of William Foxwell Albright.” The Biblical Archaeologist 56, no. 1 (March 1, 1993): 36-45. JSTOR
  • MacDonald, Robert B. and Daniel L. Mattson, eds. The Published Works of William Foxwell Albright: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Oxford, U.K.:Oxford University Press, 1977. Not Available Online
  • Miles, John A. “Understanding Albright : A Revolutionary Etude.” Harvard Theological Review 69, no. 1-2 (January 1, 1976): 151-175. JSTOR
  • Miller, J. Maxwell and Edward F. Campbell Jr. “W. F. Albright and Historical Reconstruction”. The Biblical Archaeologist, Vol. 42, No. 1. (Winter, 1979), 37-47. JSTOR
  • Orlinsky, Harry M. “Albright, William Foxwell: Collected Papers, 1916-1972”. An Indexed Bibliography of the Writings of William Foxwell Albright. Pamphlet Volume 330. Andover-Harvard Theological Library: Harvard Divinity School. LINK
  • Sasson, Jack M. “Albright as an Orientalist.” The Biblical Archaeologist 56, no. 1 (March 1993): 3–7. JSTOR
  • Shanks, Hershel. A Life of Albright. Biblical Archaeology Review 2, no. 2 (June 1976): 21-22. BAR
  • Schloen, J. David. “W. F. Albright and the Origins of Israel.” Near Eastern Archaeology 65, no. 1 (March 2002): 56-62. ProQuest
  • Silberman, Neil A. “Visions of the Future: Albright in Jerusalem, 1919-1929.” The Biblical Archaeologist 56, no. 1 (March 1993): 8-16. JSTOR
  • Skehan, Patrick William. “Albright, William Foxwell, 1891-1971.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 33, no. 4 (October 1, 1971): 546-547. ALTA
  • Wiseman, D. J. “Obituary: William Foxwell Albright.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. University of London, London 35, no. 2 (1972): 345-348. JSTOR
  • Wood, Leon J. “Present trend to OT theology as represented in the Albright influence.” Bulletin of the Evangelical Theological Society 1, no. 4 (1958): 1-5. PDF
  • Wright, J. Edward. “W. F. Albright’s Vision of Israelite Religion.” Near Eastern Archaeology 65, no. 1 (March 2002): 63-68. ProQuest
 
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Ronny Reich

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Ronny Reich, from Haifa University. Israel
 
For information on Ronny Reich (1947- Present) look in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK under the sites that he excavated. Questions that you should answer in your paper include:

  1. Where did he take his training?
  2. What was his specialty?
  3. Where did he excavate?
  4. Who did he excavate with?
  5. What discoveries did he make or was involved in?
  6. What was the Biblical impact of his research?
Available Sources:

  • Hasson, Nir. “In Jerusalem’s City of David Excavation, Politics is never Absent.” Haaretz, LINK.
  • Shanks, Hershel. “From Bronze Age Towers to Byzantine Homes: Reich Receives Jerusalem Prize.” Biblical Archaeology Review 26, no. 4 (Jul, 2000): 14-15. BAR.
  • Reich, Ronny. “Department of Archeology.” Haifa University Department of Archaeology. 2013. LINK.
  • Reich, Ronny. City of David, Ancient Jerusalem. 2013. LINK .
  • Reich, Ronny, and Eli Shukron. “Light at the End of the Tunnel: Warren’s Shaft Theory of David’s Conquest Shattered.” Biblical Archaeology Review 25, no. 1 (January 1999): 22-33, 72-74. BAR.
  • Reich, Ronny, Eli Shukron, and Omri Lernau. “Recent Discoveries in the City of David, Jerusalem.” Israel Exploration Journal 57, no. 2 (2007): 153-169. JSTOR.
  • Reich, Ronny. “Archaeological Evidence of the Jewish Population at Hasmonean Gezer.” Israel Exploration Journal 31, no. 1/2 (1981): 48-62. JSTOR.
  • Reich, Ronny. “They Are Ritual Baths: Immerse Yourself in the Ongoing Sepphoris Mikveh Debate.” Biblical Archaeology Review 28, no. 2 (March 2002). BAR
  • Reich, Ronny. Excavating the City of David: Where Jerusalem's History Began. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 2011.
 
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Roland de Vaux




For more information on (Father) Roland Guérin de Vaux (1903 – 1971) look in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK under the sites that he excavated. Questions that you should answer in your paper include:

  1. Where did he take his training?
  2. What was his specialty?
  3. Where did he excavate?
  4. Who did he excavate with?
  5. What discoveries did he make or was involved in?
  6. What was the Biblical impact of his research?
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Roland de Vaux

  Available Sources:

  • Briend, Jacques. Roland de Vaux, in The Encyclopaedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls, ed. Lawrence Schiffman and James VanderKam, Vol. 2 Oxford, 2000, p. 202-204. Look Inside
  • Collins, T A. Vaux, Roland de, 1903-1971. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 33, no. 4 (October 1, 1971): 547-548. ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, EBSCOhost
  • Strugnell, John. In Memoriam: Roland Guérin de Vaux, O. P. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 207 (Oct., 1972): 1+3-5. JSTOR
  • Trstensky, Frantisek. The Archaeological Site of Qumran and the Personality of Roland De Vaux. The American Journal of Biblical Theology 9 no. 34 (2008), 1-11. PDF
  • Vaux, Roland de. Ancient Israel: Its Life and Instructions. Biblical Resource. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1997. Look Inside
  • Vaux, Roland de. The Bible and the Ancient Near East. Revised Edition edition. New York, N.Y.: W. W. Norton & Company, 1998. Look Inside
  • Vaux, Roland de. Archaeology and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Schweich Lectures of the British Academy, 1959. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1973. PDF

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Nelson Glueck

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Nelson Glueck in Israel, 1956.
 
On your Biographical Paper on (Rabbi) Nelson Glueck, you will find him to be a very interesting individual and significant for many reasons however, finding information may be difficult. The main biography is Jonathan M. Brown and Laurence Kutler. Nelson Glueck: Biblical Archaeologist And President of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Jerusalem: Hebrew Union College Press, 2005. You will find some information associated with this organization American School of Oriental Research (known as ASOR) of which he was associated. For more information look in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK under the sites that he excavated. Questions that you should answer in your paper include:

  1. Where did he take his training?
  2. What was his specialty?
  3. Where did he excavate?
  4. Who did he excavate with?
  5. What discoveries did he make or was involved in?
  6. What was the Biblical impact of his research?
Available Sources:

  • “Archaeology: The Shards of History.” Time 82, no. 24 (December 13, 1963): 60. (Cover Story: Archaeologist Nelson Glueck ) EBSCO
  • “Our Founder: Nelson Glueck.” The Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology. LINK.
  • Albright, William F.  Nelson Glueck in Memoriam. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research  202 (Apr., 1971): 1-6. JSTOR
  • Blank, Sheldon H. & Ginsberg, H.L. “Necrology: Nelson Glueck (1900-1971). Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research 40, (1972): xix-xxi. JSTOR
  • Brown, Jonathan M. Nelson Glueck: Biblical Archaeologist And President of the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion. Detroit, Mich: Hebrew Union College Press, 2006.
  • Davis, Thomas W. Faith and Archaeology—A Brief History to the Present. Biblical Archaeology Review 19, No. 2 (March/April 1993): 54-57. BAR
  • Fierman, Floyd S. Rabbi Nelson Glueck: An Archaeologist’s Secret Life in the Service of the OSS. Biblical Archaeology Review 12:05 (Sep/Oct 1986): 18-22. BAR
  • Glueck, Nelson, Rivers in the Desert: A History of the Negev. New York, N.Y.: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1959. PDF
  • ______. “Ezion-Geber.” The Biblical Archaeologist, 28, no. 3 (1965): 71-73. JSTOR
  • ______. “Ezion Geber: Solomon’s Naval Base on the Red Sea.” The Biblical Archaeologist 1, no. 3 (1938): 13-16. JSTOR
  • ______. “The Archaeological History of the Negev.” Hebrew Union College Annual 32 (1961): 14-15. PDF
  • ______. “The Nabataean Temple of Khirbet et-Tannûr.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 67 (1937): 6-8. JSTOR
  • ______. The Other Side of the Jordan. New Orleans, Conn: American Schools of Oriental Research, 1940.
  • Lance, H. Darrell. “Nelson Glueck: In Memoriam.” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 203 (Oct,1971): 3-4. JSTOR.
  • Philip J. King, “American Schools of Oriental Research, History of the,” ed. David Noel Freedman et al., Anchor Bible Dictionary (New York, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1996), 1:186.
  • Pratico, Gary Davis, and Robert A. DiVito. Nelson Glueck’s 1938-1940 Excavations at Tell El-Kheleifeh: A Reappraisal. Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1993. LINK .
  • Seger, Joe D. “Nelson Glueck: Biblical Archaeologist and President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.” Near-Eastern Archaeology 74, no. 1 (2011): 62. LINK
  • Sherrard, Brooke. American Biblical Archaeology and Jewish Nationalism: Rabbi Nelson Glueck, the American Schools of Oriental Research and the Israeli State. Holy Land Studies: A Multidisciplinary Journal 11 no. 2, (Nov 2012): 151-174. LINK
  • Wright, G. Ernest. “The Achievement of Nelson Glueck.” The Biblical Archaeologist 22, no. 4 (1959): 98-99. JSTOR

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