An Interview with the Editors of the ‘ESV Archaeology Study Bible’

In this video, Dane Ortlund sits down with Drs. David Chapman and John Currid to discuss the ESV Archaeology Study Bible.

ESV Archaeology Study Bible

The ESV Archaeology Study Bible roots the biblical text in its historical and cultural context, giving Bible readers a framework for better understanding the people, places, and events recorded in Scripture.


00:32 What is this project, in big-picture form, trying to do?
02:06 How is this project significant for understanding the Bible theologically, beyond merely knowing the background to the Bible?
03:47 Who was involved in this project coming together?
4:43 What are some misconceptions about archaeology and how it relates to the Bible?
06:11 What is distinctive about the ESV Archaeology Study Bible?
07:21 How do you hope this project will strengthen the church and nurture the believer’s walk with God?

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