Feb

21

2012

Justin Taylor|12:00 am CT

Archaeology and the Exodus from Egypt

James K. Hoffmeier is Professor of Old Testament and Near Eastern Archaeology at Trinity International University, Divinity School. Since 1994 he has directed the North Sinai Archaeological Project.

Oxford University Press published his books Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Tradition (1999), and then Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Tradition (2011). (His latest book, co-edited with Dennis Magary, is entitled Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith? A Critical Appraisal of Modern and Postmodern Approaches to Scripture [Crossway], with contributions from Darrell Bock, Craig Blomberg, Alan Millard, Eckhard Schnabel, Robert Yarbrough, etc.)

Below is his fascinating lecture from the Lanier Theological Library on what recent archaeological and geological work in North Sinai tell us about the exodus from Egypt:

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