Want a quick and accurate grasp on all the history that is part of the Bible's story? Or do you want a colorful, visually rich guide to the land that has shaped so many passions for millennia? In this handy-sized reference, you get both.The IVP Concise Atlas of Bible History
is a superb introduction to the Bible's history, geography and archaeology. Packed with absorbing information it offers several key features:
- 100 Maps
- Panoramoc Reconstructions
- Multiple Site Plans
- Dozens of color photigraphs
- Clear chronological charts
- Index and Gazetteer
The atlas traces the unfolding of the major events in the Old and New Testaments and draws on the latest findings of historians and archaeologists. Its sweeping narrative breaks down thousands of years into easy-to-digest segments.
Lavishly illustrated throughout, this compact, eye-catching resource is perfect for every student of the Bible.
Preacher's Guide to the Best Bible Reference for 2014 (General Reference) Want a quick and accurate grasp on all the history that is part of the Bibles story? Or do you want a colorful, visually rich guide to the land that has shaped so many passions for millennia? In this handy-sized reference, you get both. Here is a superb introduction to the Bibles history, geography and archaeology, packed with absorbing information that offers
- a hundred maps
- a variety of panoramic reconstructions
- multiple site plans
- dozens of color photographs
- clear chronological charts
- an index and gazetteer
This atlas traces the unfolding of the major events in the Old and New Testaments and draws on the latest findings of historians and archaeologists. Starting from the dawn of time, it breaks down thousands of years into easy-to-digest segments. From creation to the exodus to the birth of the church, this atlas maps out the history of the Bible concisely and comprehensively. All the great characters of the Bible can be found here in their own setting--Moses, David, Solomon, Nebuchadnezzar, Herod, Jesus, Paul and more. Now their stories come to life in this book based on The IVP Atlas of Bible History
that is now condensed by Richard Johnson. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this compact, eye-catching resource is perfect for every student of the Bible. Published by LionHudson in England as
The Lion Concise Atlas of Bible History.
Paul Lawrence studied Akkadian, Hebrew and Near Eastern archaeology at the University of Liverpool where he earned his PhD for his work on the relationship of Assyrian generals to the king. In 1984 he worked in northern Iraq on an archaeological dig by the banks of the Tigris River just north of ancient Nineveh. He also worked for several years with the Turkish Bible Society in Istanbul on a translation of the Old Testament into modern Turkish. He is currently working on Bible translations for SIL International and is the author of
"In sum, this work is well worth reading, extremely informative for students and laypeople, and filled with beautiful maps, charts, and pictures rarely assembled in such a helpful format."
"When reading Scripture either for ourselves or for others, it is nice to have images before us in order to focus our minds on the text. . . . This is why I am drawn to the IVP Concise Atlas of Bible History. It is an absolute gem in visualizing the geographical narrative of Scripture. . . . This is a fantastic resource for seminary and graduate students as well as small groups. Indeed, every church library should have one!"
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