Between Text and Artifact: Integrating Archaeology in Biblical Studies Teaching


Between Text and Artifact provides teachers of biblical studies all the tools needed to integrate the most recent archaeological information into their teaching and scholarship. Thirteen essays were commissioned for this project from archaeologists and biblical scholars who teach in undergraduate, graduate, and seminary settings. The essays give practical advice about the best available literature and audio-visual material in the field of archaeology related to the Hebrew Bible, New Testament, early Judaism, women in the ancient world, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. When viewed alongside biblical literature, the archaeological record can help create new knowledge of the items, environments, and landscapes in the Bible and of the political and social motivations for events described in the text.Paperback edition available from the Society of Biblical Literature (

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Milton C. Moreland
  • Shannon Burkes
  • Melissa Aubin
  • Ann E. Killebrew
  • Carol Meyers
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boston
Publication year:
  • 2004


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