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Mobile Ed: AR101 Archaeology in Action: Biblical Archaeology in the Field (3 hour course)
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Mobile Ed: AR101 Archaeology in Action: Biblical Archaeology in the Field (3 hour course)


Lexham Press 2015–2016

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Explore archaeological digs in Israel by joining distinguished scholars in the field, who will teach you the processes and practices of biblical field archaeology. Learn the tools and techniques used by archaeologists and volunteers to find relics buried for millennia. Discover the passion of those who have invested their lives into uncovering and studying material culture. Watch as they unearth objects for the first time after thousands of years.

In this course, filmed on site in Israel, you’ll experience the process of a dig and hear directly from archaeologists. Their findings shed light on what life was like in the first century world of Jesus and the apostles.

“We’re going to start with the ground, dig into it, find things, and take you all the way from the point it begins to the point where it is exhibited in museums and written about in textbooks. Come on. Join me. You’re going to have a lot of fun doing this.”

— Craig Evans

Course Topics Include:

  • What Is Biblical Archaeology?
  • How Does One Become an Archaeologist?
  • The Archaeological Dig Process
  • Decision-Making Process to Choose a Dig Site
  • Role of Literary Sources to Understand Site History
  • Anatomy of a Dig Site: Tells, Balks, Squares, Stratigraphy
  • Types of Material Culture
  • Archaeological Dig Techniques
  • Recording Material Culture
  • Pottery Techniques
  • Profile of Selected Dig Sites

List of Archaeologists and Professors:

  • Dr. Adolfo Roitman, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Dr. Jodi Magness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Dr. Craig Evans, Houston Baptist University
  • Dr. Richard Freund, University of Hartford
  • Dr. Rami Arav, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Dr. Scott Stripling, Wharton County Junior College
  • Dr. Mordechai Aviam, Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee
  • Dr. David Fiensy, Kentucky Christian University
  • Dr. Dennis Groh, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Dr. James F. Strange, University of South Florida
  • Dr. James R. Strange, Samford University
  • Dr. Itzhaq Shai, Ariel University
  • Chris McKinny, Bar-Ilan University
  • Sheila Gyllenberg, Bar-Ilan University

Product Details

  • Title: AR101 Archaeology in Action: Biblical Archaeology in the Field
  • Author: Logos Mobile Education
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 3

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Logos Mobile Education is a highly effective cross-platform learning environment that integrates world class teaching with the powerful study tools and theological libraries available in Logos Bible Software. Every course provides links to additional resources and suggested readings that supplement the lecture material at the end of every transcript segment.

This course comes with an Activities resource that functions as a type of “workbook” for the course. This resource includes learning activities such as: places for you to respond to reflection questions, exercises that will challenge and show you how deepen your understanding of this course by using specific Logos tools and resources, tutorial videos on different features of Logos Bible Software, and links to relevant Logos guides and tools. A link to open the Activities resource is conveniently placed at the end of every segment.