The Bible As History  -     By: Werner Keller
Buy Item $7.19 Retail: $7.99 Save 10% ($0.80) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

BIBLE AS HISTORY

Doubleday Books / 1983 / Paperback

$7.19 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $7.99
|
Save 10% ($0.80)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW27943

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Doubleday Books
Publication Date: 1983
Dimensions: 4 1/2 X 7 X 1 (inches)
ISBN: 0553279432
ISBN-13: 9780553279436
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Publisher's Description

"The Bible As History," now thoroughly updated with the latest scientific and archaeological breakthroughs in biblical investigation.
Including:
Revolutionary new evidence that confirms some of the most monumental and controversial events in the Bible-including the destruction of Sodom and Gomorra
Recently deciphered texts from the ancient world that offer an intriguing look back at the origin of the Ten Commandments
An entirely new chapter revealing the extraordinary techniques that may soon prove the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin
"The Bible As History" will take you on a breathtaking journey to the heart of Holy Scripture as it pieces together one of the most stunning spiritual puzzles in the history of mankind.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Sacramento, CA
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Superb
    June 9, 2013
    Philip Tutt
    Sacramento, CA
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This book is largely an account of archaelogical findings which test (and corroborate) the accuracy of biblical accounts, mostly in the Old Testament era, of historical events. It has the merit of having been written by a journalist instead of an academic, thereby making it very readable. It is well-researched. The author does not overstate the results and does not attempt to hide points of controversy. One note of criticism concerns the revised edition, which the author did not do. The added chapter (1980) on the Shroud of Turin, which the publisher breathlessly announces as showing that the way is open to authenticating the relic as the true burial cloth of Jesus, can mislead the unwary reader. In 1988, the Shroud was tested (and results independently verified) by the method originally noted by the author (carbon 14 dating) and found to have originated no earlier than 1260 C.E. The relic is, therefore, a fake. Recent attempts to duplicate its appearance using materials and techniques available to a medieval artisan have shown promise. Those who continue to defend the Shroud's authenticity are left mostly flailing. This to one side, even advanced students of the Bible will find the material stimulating and informative. Highly recommended.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Songs 4 Worship: Sanctuary CD
    Songs 4 Worship: Sanctuary CD
    Global Access Sales & Marketing / Compact disc
    $5.00 Retail: $19.98 Save 75% ($14.98)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WWCD61022
  2. Christy: The Complete Series, DVD Set
    Christy: The Complete Series, DVD Set
    Fox Faith / DVD
    $29.49 Retail: $39.99 Save 26% ($10.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 57 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW424376
  3. Roy Lessin Birthday Cards, Box of 12
    Roy Lessin Birthday Cards, Box of 12
    Roy Lessin
    Dayspring / 2010 / Gift
    $5.99 Retail: $6.99 Save 14% ($1.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW51721X
  4. Learning Language Arts Through Literature Grade 8, Teacher Gray
    Learning Language Arts Through Literature Grade 8, Teacher Gray
    Susan S. Simpson, Diane Welch
    Common Sense Press / 1998 / Trade Paperback
    $21.49 Retail: $27.00 Save 20% ($5.51)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW9288X

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search