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HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History
HarperOne / 2008 / Paperback
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A breathtaking resource that engages the eye and the intellect! Filled with rich color illustrations and more than 200 maps, this up-to-date reference places the whole of biblical history into its geographical and historal context, from the earliest habitation of Palestine to the rise of the Christian church. Expert explanations, timelines, and a bibliography enhance your study. 192 pages, softcover.
From the earliest evidence of humankind in Palestine to the establishment of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, the ministry of Jesus, and the rise of the Christian Church, the richly illustrated HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History brings the Bible to life in all its geographical context.
Detailed biblical references, timelines, and suggestions for further reading accompany each period of biblical history, conveying a tangible sense of the land, events, and people portrayed in the world's most famous book. With more than 100 full-color maps, timelines, and expert explanations, this superlative reference work will enable readers to more fully appreciate and understand the Bible and its stories.
The HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History features:
James B. Pritchard (1909-1997) was an eminent biblical archaeologist who excavated some of the major sites of the ancient Near East. He was professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Hays-Fulbright Professor of Archaeology at the American University in Beirut. He was awarded a medal from King Hussein for the achievements made during his seven excavations in Jordan and the gold medal of the Archaeologists Institute of America.
A volume that will reward the scholar but be accessible to the educated layperson. And the trove of artworks, maps, and photographs make it a pleasure just to flip the pages.
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