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A Critical Study of the Evidence Pertaining to Certain Disputed Sites in Palestine

By Erich Kiehl


In the following chapters, we will draw on the observations and findings of these four periods to help to determine the validity or doubtfulness of the various identifications of the sites in question: Bethsaida, Mount of Beattitudes, Cana, Bethany beyond the Jordan, Emmaus, and the Calvary-Tomb area. Special reference will be made to the traditions, on which archaeologists later draw for information. We shall see that, however important traditions may be, it is dangerous to over-emphasize their importance. The occasion will present itself to cite a number of instances of this fact

Topics: palestine, biblical archaeology, archaeological, topographical, cana, bethany, History of Christianity
Publisher: Scholarly Resources from Concordia Seminary
Year: 1951
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