Review: ESV Archaeology Study Bible


The ESV Archaeology Study Bible is an impressive new study resource shaped under the editorial eyes of John D. Currid (PhD, University of Chicago) and David W. Chapman (PhD, University of Cambridge). The contributors to the ESV Archaeology Study Bibleinclude a roster of field-trained archaeologists and biblical scholars, and the depth of their first-hand expertise is visible throughout. The contributors include David L. Adams, Barry J. Beitzel, Richard S. Hess, Gerald L. Mattingly, Paul H. Wright, and many more. This is important to acknowledge at the outset of this review because Currid and Chapman have taken extreme care to safeguard against this Study Bible becoming another example of a sensationalist approach to biblical archaeology.

The ESV Archaeology Study Bible advocates three core pillarsas the foundation of its existence in the marketplace—biblical orthodoxy, academic integrity, and accessibility. These core pillarsbecome a chaperone for the contributors as they interact…

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