Discovering the City of Sodom: The Fascinating, True Account by Steven Collins,Latayne C. Scott PDF

By Steven Collins,Latayne C. Scott

ISBN-10: 1451684304

ISBN-13: 9781451684308

ISBN-10: 145168438X

ISBN-13: 9781451684384

ISBN-10: 1610457056

ISBN-13: 9781610457057

The attention-grabbing, real account of the search for one of many outdated Testament’s such a lot notorious cities.

Like many Christians at the present time within the educational global, Dr. Steven Collins felt pulled in numerous instructions whilst it got here to obvious conflicts among the Bible and scholarly study and theory—an highbrow predicament that encouraged him to put all of it at the line as he trigger to find the misplaced urban of Sodom.

Recounting Dr. Collins’s quest for Sodom in soaking up aspect, this adventure-cum-memoir displays the tensions that outline biblical archaeology because it narrates a story of discovery. Readers persist with “Dr. C” as he tracks down biblical, archaeological, and geographical clues to the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, narrowing the checklist of attainable websites as he weighs facts and battles skeptics. ultimately, he arrives at a unmarried position that looms because the purely choice: an important old break referred to as Tall el-Hammam within the Hashemite state of Jordan.

Many students who have been at first against Dr. Collins’s concept now concede that historical past books may have to be rewritten in mild of his groundbreaking discovery. It—along with numerous different fresh finds—is hard the assumptions of lecturers and saying a brand new voice within the controversy of biblical archaeology and the dispute over utilizing the Bible as a reputable ancient source.

***

From revered archaeologist Dr. Steven Collins and award-winning writer Dr. Latayne C. Scott comes the interesting, precise account of the challenging seek and fascinating excavation of the town the Bible calls Sodom, which students and others had “misplaced” for centuries.

Like many modern day Christians, Dr. Collins struggled with what looked to be a conflict among his background of trust within the Bible and the learn concerning old historical past and human evolution. This problem of religion led him to embark on a quest to place either his archaeological schooling and the Bible to the try out through looking for the misplaced historical urban, an day trip that has ended in the most intriguing unearths in fresh archaeology.

Challenging the assumptions of teachers all over the world, Discovering town of Sodom may good motivate a revision of the historical past books. Dr. Collins has turn into a brand new voice within the controversy over utilizing the Bible as a reputable resource of knowing the past—and opened a brand new bankruptcy within the fight over the soul of biblical archaeology.

Show description

Read Online or Download Discovering the City of Sodom: The Fascinating, True Account of the Discovery of the Old Testament's Most Infamous City PDF

Best adventurer & explorer biographies books

Read e-book online The Journey Of a Dream PDF

The true tale of a Saudi Arabian Citizen who had a dream to take part within the recognized Survivor exhibit. the tale explains the numerous tricky and fascinating stumbling blocks that he went via to complete his dream. additionally, the publication describes the main points of the forty day event at the distant island as soon as he began the adventure.

Download e-book for kindle: C'est quand le matin arrive ? (French Edition) by Claude Millot

Dans les années ninety, le fils de Mélie est retenu en Tunisie par son père, un homme influent, proche du pouvoir. Mais Mélie est déterminée à le ramener en France, coûte que coûte. Elle rencontre « le capitaine », un homme au grand cœur dont le bateau participe à une undertaking scientifique en Tunisie. los angeles belle brune et le marin, « mais on n’est pas là pour ça », s’unissent pour los angeles bonne reason.

Download e-book for kindle: The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff

A visionary exploration of the existence and instances of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization and our personal, from probably the most intriguing younger historians writing this day. ‘Enlightening, compassionate, impressive’ John le CarréMigration, terrorism, the tensions among international capitalism and nationalism, the promise and peril of a technological and communications revolution: those forces formed the lifestyles and paintings of Joseph Conrad on the sunrise of the 20th century.

Download e-book for kindle: Around & Around & Around by Roy Starkey

With little or no funds, no boatbuilding abilities and no event of the ocean, Roy Starkey equipped Sea Loone, a thirty-three foot sloop, and sailed away. on the age of twenty-five he had turn into disenchanted through the politics of collage learn and so he made up our minds to depart and do his personal factor. The boat and group have been quickly verified at the ocean, first wasting the mast over the aspect after which crusing into one of many worst gales ever – the 1979 ‘Fastnet Gale’ – which claimed eighteen lives at the 306 yachts partaking in that year’s biannual ‘Fastnet Race’.

Additional resources for Discovering the City of Sodom: The Fascinating, True Account of the Discovery of the Old Testament's Most Infamous City

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Discovering the City of Sodom: The Fascinating, True Account of the Discovery of the Old Testament's Most Infamous City by Steven Collins,Latayne C. Scott


by Edward
4.2

Rated 4.20 of 5 – based on 11 votes