Free Resources from BAS

The Biblical Archaeology Society catalog arrived yesterday with a list of free resources in the back, most of which are relevant for New Testament and related studies. Among these works are:

  • Island Jewels: Understanding Ancient Cyprus and Crete. 2008. 66 pages. Contributors include Steven Feldman, David Soren, Hershel Shanks, Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou, Nancy Serwint, Jeremy McInerney, and Joan G. Scheuer.
  • The Olympic Games: How They All Began. 2008. 61 pages. Contributors include Sarah Yeomans, Jenifer Neils, Michael B. Poliakoff, David Gilman Romano, Tony Perrottet, and Stephen G. Miller.
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls—What They Really Say. 2007. 24 pages. By Hershel Shanks.
  • The Burial of Jesus. 2007. 63 pages. Contributors include Jodi Magness, Amos Kloner, Dan Bahat, Gabriel Barkay, Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, Gabriel Barkay and Amos Kloner, and Richard J. Bauckham.
  • Real or Fake? A Special Report. 2007. 29 pages. By Hershel Shanks. Also available at this URL as a separate file is the abstracts appendix. 2007. 83 pages. Contributors include Shmuel Ahituv, Gabriel Barkay, Chaim Cohen, Aaron Demsky, David Noel Freedman, Edward Greenstein, Avi Hurwitz, Wolfgang Krumbein, André Lemaire, Alan Millard, Ronny Reich, Amnon Rosenfeld and Howard R. Feldman, Hershel Shanks, Andrew Vaughn, Ada Yardeni, Gerald B. Richards, and Gabriel Barkay.

All of these works are helpfully illustrated. To access these resources, you will need to submit your name and email address, and you will receive an email with download information.

N.B.: The current webpage for these and other, free BAS resources is http://www.bib-arch.org/free-ebooks.asp; the URL listed in the catalog http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/ebooks has yet to be redirected to this location.

Update: The link to http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/ebooks listed in the BAS catalog now redirects automatically to http://www.bib-arch.org/free-ebooks.asp.

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