"The Bible Unearthed": A Rejoinder

@article{Finkelstein2002TheBU,
  title={"The Bible Unearthed": A Rejoinder},
  author={Israel Finkelstein and Neil A. Silberman},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={327},
  pages={63 - 73}
}
illiam Dever has recently published a review article of our book The Bible Unearthed (2001a). It is our view that Dever either misunderstood the book, or misrepresented it in certain important respects. We will present the reasons for our position by citing Dever's own words (in italics) and responding to them (in regular font). To make it easier for the reader to follow this rebuttal, we have divided our citations into two major categories, each set in the order in which they appear in Dever's… Expand
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