Articles by William H. Shea
The Izbet Sartah ostracon may be the earliest extrabiblical source that names a biblical personality and supplements the Bible's account of a historical event.
Contacts between Israel and Assyria during its last century illuminate the Scripture record.
Ahab and the Battle at Qarqar. History and archeology team up to bring to light an incident not discussed in the Bible.
The Bible and the Black Obelisk. This unusual artifact shows the only known portrayal specifically identified as a Hebrew king.
Who was the "saviour" of Israel referred to in 2 Kings 13:5?
Ministry previews soon-to-be-published findings illuminating the world of the patriarchs.
More on the relevance of cosmic signs in today's situation
Jewish rabbis and early Church Fathers debated whether the book of Esther should be included in the canon of Scripture. Today we are faced with a historical question: Did the events described in Esther really occur?
The historian cannot prove beyond all doubt the accuracy of the Bible's account of Esther, but when the known historical data is compared with the Inspired Record, the results are in every case compatible.
How the Bible has changed the lives of many people.
Various aspects health are deftly interwoven with the messages of the three angels of Revelation 14.
An examination of historical-critical and historicogrammatical method
The psalmist's poetic tribute to God's creative power and His Sabbath
Two recently joined fragments of an Assyrian tablet indicate a 13-year gap between verses 16 and 17 of 2 Kings 18.
Archeology chronicles the decline of an ancient people and sheds additional light on the historical records of Scripture.
The monthly biblical archeology column
PUBLIC INTEREST in the search for Noah's ark continues to swell in spite of the fact that a number of expeditions to the traditional Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey have been unsuccessful in locating it. Symptomatic of such interest is the number of books on the subject rolling off the presses. . .