Posted by NT Wrong on September 30, 2008
“[Schliemann’s] archaeology had always seemed an intensely private crusade, conducted with the precious books of Homer in one hand and a spade in the other.”
– Brian M. Fagan on Heinrich Schliemann’s archaeological method, AD 1871
“as an archaeologist I cannot imagine a greater thrill than working with the Bible in one hand and a spade in the other.”
– Yigael Yadin, Hazor, AD 1972
“I work with the Bible in one hand and the tools of excavation in the other. The Bible is the most important historical source.”
– Eilat Mazar on her archaeological method, AD 2008
… The big risk, which Eilat Mazar seems to be overlooking, is that she might get dirt on her Bible.
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