Buy Item InStock19.99$19.99 Retail: $30.00 Save 33% ($10.01) Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

Lost Treasures of the Bible: Understanding the Bible through Archaeological Artifacts in World Museums

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2008 / Paperback

$19.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $30.00
|
Save 33% ($10.01)
Buy 20 or more for $18.99 each.
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 09/13/16.
Email me when this product is available.
CBD Stock No: WW828811

FLASH-SALE
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $29.99
    Retail: $55.00
    Add To Cart
    $29.99
  2. In Stock
    $16.19
    Retail: $17.99
    Add To Cart
    $16.19
  3. In Stock
    $11.69
    Retail: $12.99
    Add To Cart
    $11.69
  4. In Stock
    $10.99
    Retail: $13.99
    Add To Cart
    $10.99

Product Description

Whether you're a veteran globetrotter or an armchair traveler, you'll appreciate this fascinating guide to biblical artifacts on display at prominent international museums. Detailed provenance, vivid descriptions, and lush photographs examine 100 treasures---many unknown to the general public. Each item is also identified by its museum identificaton number for easy reference. 528 pages, softcover from Eerdmans.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 528
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0802828817
ISBN-13: 9780802828811
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 09/13/16.
Email me when this product is available.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The HarperCollins Visual Guide to the New Testament: What Archaeology Reveals About the First Christians
    The HarperCollins Visual Guide to the New Testament: What Archaeology Reveals About the First Christians
    Jonathan L. Reed
    HarperOne / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $16.99 Retail: $24.95 Save 32% ($7.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW842499
  2. Jesus and Archaeology
    Jesus and Archaeology
    Edited by James H. Charlesworth
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $29.99 Retail: $55.00 Save 45% ($25.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW84880X
  3. Bible Believer's Archaeology, Volume 2: The Search for Truth
    Bible Believer's Archaeology, Volume 2: The Search for Truth
    John Argubright
    John Argubright / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 10% ($1.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW214844
  4. Bible Believer's Archaeology, Volume 3: Behold the Man!
    Bible Believer's Archaeology, Volume 3: Behold the Man!
    John Argubright
    John Argubright / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 10% ($1.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW214851

Related Products

  1. The Bible in the British Museum: Interpreting the Evidence
    The Bible in the British Museum: Interpreting the Evidence
    T.C. Mitchell
    Paulist Press / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $22.95 Save 30% ($6.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW142929
  2. Come Look with Me: Enjoying Art with Children
    Come Look with Me: Enjoying Art with Children
    Gladys S. Blizzard
    Charlesbridge Publishing / 2003 / Hardcover
    $15.26 Retail: $16.95 Save 10% ($1.69)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW738769
  3. Gospel Figures in Art
    Gospel Figures in Art
    Stefano Zuffi
    Oxford University Press / Trade Paperback
    $22.46 Retail: $24.95 Save 10% ($2.49)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 09/23/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW6727X
  4. Motel of the Mysteries
    Motel of the Mysteries
    David Macaulay
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1979 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $13.00 Save 23% ($3.01)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 09/01/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW84250

Publisher's Description

Lost Treasures of the Bible contains detailed descriptions and photographs of biblically significant archaeological objects housed in over twenty-five museums worldwide. This selection of more than one hundred artifacts -- many of them relatively unknown -- illuminates the history, culture, and practices of the biblical world as a whole. Each entry also outlines that particular object's relevance for understanding the Bible.

To assemble this amazing collection, Clyde Fant and Mitchell Reddish themselves traveled to each of these museums throughout the world. Their photographs, descriptions, and histories of the various artifacts enable readers to appreciate these significant objects to an extent not usually enjoyed by even the most experienced museum visitors.

For travelers visiting such famous museums as the Louvre in Paris, the British Museum, or the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, this volume will be an indispensable companion. Each artifact is located not only as to its museum site but also by its specific identification number, which is particularly valuable for smaller and lesser-known objects -- true "lost treasures."

Fant and Reddish's Lost Treasures of the Bible will serve as an informative, accessible guide to globe-trotters and armchair travelers alike.
 

Author Bio

Clyde E. Fant is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Stetson University, DeLand, Florida.

Mitchell.G. Reddish is O.L. Walker Professor of Christian Studies and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Stetson University.

Publisher Description

Lost Treasures of the Bible contains detailed descriptions and photographs of biblically significant archaeological objects housed in over twenty-five museums worldwide. This selection of more than one hundred artifacts---many of them relatively unknown---illuminates the history, culture, and practices of the biblical world as a whole. Each entry also outlines that particular object’s relevance for understanding the Bible.

To assemble this amazing collection, Clyde Fant and Mitchell Reddish themselves traveled to each of these museums throughout the world. Their photographs, descriptions, and histories of the various artifacts enable readers to appreciate these significant objects to an extent not usually enjoyed by even the most experienced museum visitors.

For travelers visiting such famous museums as the Louvre in Paris, the British Museum, or the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, this volume will be an indispensable companion. Each artifact is located not only as to its museum site but also by its specific identification number, which is particularly valuable for smaller and lesser-known objects---true “lost treasures.”

Fant and Reddish’s Lost Treasures of the Bible will serve as an informative, accessible guide to globe-trotters and armchair travelers alike.

Editorial Reviews

Jodi Magness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"This engaging book highlights how archaeological artifacts and texts can be used to piece together a picture of the biblical past. The authors present information in a clear, balanced, and highly readable format that will have broad appeal. . . Can be used as a textbook as well as a supplement to guidebooks on visits to museums and archaeological sites."

William G. Dever, University of Arizona
"Lost Treasures of the Bible is ingenious, filling a need that both scholars and laypeople have probably felt quite often. You have a memory of an artifact illustrating life in biblical times, but what exactly was it? And how can you access it conveniently? In this veritable Larousse Arch?ologie, dozens and dozens of relevant artifacts are located in their present whereabouts, described, illustrated from original museum sources, and discussed with admirable balance for their relationship to both the Old and New Testaments. A great general reference work and fun to browse through as well!"

Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
"This book will assist museum visitors, but it could also be enjoyed by ’armchair travellers’, and even function as an introductory textbook to biblical archaeology."
 
The Bible Today
"Extraordinary resource book."
 
Teaching the Bible
"Clyde Fant and Mitchell Reddish have written an excellent volume."
 
Master’s Seminary Journal
"Highly recommended."
 

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

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.

Availability

Availability: Expected to ship on or about 09/13/16. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search