Dale W. Manor —

    Dr. Dale W. Manor is Professor of Archaeology and Bible at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas.

    Since 2000 he has been the Field Director of the Tel Beth-Shemesh Excavation Project in Israel. In addition, he served on the staff of the Tel Miqne/Ekron and Tel Rehov Projects in Israel.

    Dr. Manor was the Kress Fellow at the Albright Institute for Archaeological Research in Jerusalem from 1988 to 1989, and he has read papers at regional and national meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research.

    Manor served as an Assistant to the Editor of the Anchor Bible Dictionary in which he has several articles. He is also published in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, the Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible and the New Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible.

    Furthermore, he organizes and chairs the annual section on “Hebrew Bible, History and Archaeology” for the meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research.

    Manor holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Archaeology from the University of Arizona. In his teaching responsibilities at Harding University his areas of expertise are archaeology, Old Testament, ministry, Syro-Palestinian archaeology, and Hebrew history.