The Identification of Bethany Beyond the Jordan (BiblePlaces.com) A
detailed examination of various possible locations, from the doctoral
dissertation of J. Carl Laney. PDF format.
Bethany Beyond Jordan:
John the Baptist: In the Decapolis (Dabar.org) A survey of the
various positions by W. W. Winter of Cincinnati Bible Seminary, with good
footnotes and the correct conclusion, in our opinion.
Bethany: Sunrise of Faith (Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities) Offers
several pages of information about the Baptism Site in Wadi Al-Kharrar with
some photos of the area.
Baptism Site - Bethany (The Baptism Site) Describes the archaeological
survey of Wadi El-Kharrar and presents the historical data of early pilgrims
relating to the baptism site of Jesus. A description of the excavations in
the area, including Elijah's Hill, the prayer hall, the cistern, the pools,
and the churches, is located
here. Also, a detailed discussion of the water system is found
Bethany Beyond the Jordan (ASOR) Lengthy article describing the
archaeological findings in Wadi Kharrar.
Holy Sites (Jordan Tourism Board) Provides a discussion of the site and
its history as well as some pictures.
Bethany Beyond the Jordan (Walking in Their Sandals) Thoroughly
discusses the issues involved in identifying Bethany Beyond the Jordan. Also
briefly discusses its historical and biblical significance.
Bethany Beyond the Jordan (Catholic Encyclopedia) Presents the evidence
for preferring the reading "Bethabara" over "Bethany," but in the end
settles on "Bethany."