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Dr. J. Randall Price

Distinguished Research Professor

Curator, Liberty Biblical Museum

In 1993 Dr. Price founded World of the Bible Ministries, Inc. and has served as its President and traveling speaker since. He is also Adjunct Professor of Apologetics at Veritas Seminary (San Diego, California).

Dr. Price has been the director of excavations on the Qumran Plateau in Israel since 2002.

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.

Education and Degrees

  • Ph. D. in Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin
  • Th. M. in Old Testament and Semitic Languages, Dallas Theological Seminary