The relationship between archaeology and the Bible has been a much-debated topic over the last 25 years. The terms ‘minimalists’ and ‘maximalists’ are now as frequent as ‘exodus’ and ‘epigraphy’. There seems to be little or no middle ground.
Etc. He has some interesting points but I think he fails to grasp adequately the real issues at hand which are 1) the misrepresentation of the bible when it is forced to fit the archaeological mold and 2) the misrepresentation of archaeology when it is forced to fit the bible. That gulf cannot be bridged by 5 easy steps.