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Author Collins, Steven, 1950- author.
Title Discovering the city of Sodom : the fascinating, true account of the discovery of the Old Testament's most infamous city / Dr. Steven Collins and Dr. Latayne C. Scott.
Published New York : Howard Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2013.
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 Floor2  DS110.D38 C65 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First Howard Books hardcover edition.
Description xvii, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-330).
Contents Land of facts and fables. Down from the Jordan's source : the setting for Sodom ; Dr. C's dilemma ; Coming to Tall el-Hammam ; The chronicles of the kikkar ; Warlords and destruction : the bible and the backstory -- Right place, right time, right stuff : the science of Tall el-Hammam. Dr. C's search ; Right place : centuries of seeking Sodom ; Right time : finding the ballpark ; right stuff : agitations, architecture, and artifacts ; Dr. C's dream ; Tale of the trinitite ; The death of Sodom ; Evidence is evidence -- Appendix A. The generations of Jacob and the four hundred years of Genesis 15 -- Appendix B. Historical synchronism and cultural specificities limiting the date range of Abraham through Joseph to the first half of the Second Millennium-- the Middle Bronze Age-- between 1900 and 1540 BCE -- Appendix C. How are biblical cities and towns identified and placed on Bible maps?
Subject Dead Sea (Israel and Jordan) -- Antiquities.
Sodom (Extinct city)
Bible. Genesis, XVIII-XIX -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament -- Antiquities.
Related Names Scott, Latayne Colvett, 1952- author.
ISBN 9781451684308
9781451684377 (e-book)
OCLC number 800024751