Dr. J. Randall Price

Dr. Randal Price - Executive DirectorDistinguished Research Professor
Curator, Liberty Biblical Museum

Phone: (434) 592-3249
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Dr. J. Randall Price received his master's degree (Th.M.) from Dallas Theological Seminary in Old Testament and Semitic Languages and his doctorate (Ph.D.) from the University of Texas at Austin in Middle Eastern Studies with a concentration in Jewish studies and biblical archaeology. He has also done graduate work in Semitic languages and archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dr. Price is Distinguished Research Professor Curator of the Liberty Biblical Museum at Liberty University. He is also Adjunct Professor of Apologetics at Veritas Seminary (San Diego, California).

In 1993 Dr. Price founded World of the Bible Ministries, Inc. and has served as its President and traveling speaker since.

Dr. Randall Price has been the director of excavations on the Qumran Plateau (site of the Dead Sea Scroll community) in Israel since 2002. He is a member of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), the Near East Archaeological Society (NEAS), the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), the Tyndale House Fellowship, and the Institute of Biblical research (IBR).

Dr. Price is the author or co-author of 30 books and has produced five films in Israel. In 2013 he won a Telly Award for his part in the Lutheran Hour production of The Bible on Trial: Beyond a Reasonable Doubt. In 2016, Dr. Price received official recognition by the Israel Ministry of Tourism for his 100th trip to Israel. Dr. Price leads an annual tour to the Lands of the Bible (Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Rome) which include Liberty students and faculty as well as people from the U.S., Canada, and Australia.

Dr. Price also serves on the boards of the Pre-Trib Research Center, the Associates for Biblical Research (reference board, Bible & Spade magazine), and Olive Tree Ministries. Dr. Price also contributes a feature column called “Unearthing the Truth with Dr. Price” in the bi-monthly magazine Israel My Glory.

He and his wife Beverlee have four daughters and one son (three in full-time Christian ministry) and eight grandchildren.

Recent Articles

"Mount Moriah or the City of David?" 
Published in Israel My Glory 74:3 (May/June 2016): 14-19.

“Footsteps in the Stones" 
Published in Israel My Glory 74:3 (May/June 2016): 20-23.

“The Underlying Proof”  
Published in Israel My Glory 74:3 (May/June 2016):28-31.

“Jewish Wars” and “History of Anti-Semitism”  
Published in War and Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict (ABC-CLIO publishers), 2017.

"The Divine Preservation of the Jewish People"
Published in the "Grace Family Journal" in Fall 2014 (Vol. 16, No. 75)