With 400 splendid color photos of art and artifacts, Isbouts's reference illuminates Bible people in chronological order, rehearsing each one's story and significance. The informative sidebars; the genealogical trees; indeed, the whole graphically appealing format make this an ideal reference or coffee-table item.
Written by best-selling author Jean-Pierre Isbouts, Who's Who in the Bible is the ultimate reference guide to the men and women in the Bible, featuring more than 2,000 entries spanning Genesis to Revelation.
From the author of In the Footsteps of Jesus and The Biblical World comes a vibrant family reference that brings to life the fascinating characters of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. From the fall of Adam and Eve to Judas' betrayal of Jesus, the key events of the Bible are expressed through the lives of hundreds of people. Told through exquisite art and artifacts, intriguing sidebars, and unique family tree features, this illuminating volume tells the stories of Biblical characters and highlights their greater meaning for mankind. Illustrated with lavish color photography and exquisite historical artwork, this reference runs chronologically, with each person listed by order of appearance.
JEAN-PIERRE ISBOUTS is the author of National Geographic's best-selling books The Biblical World and In the Footsteps of Jesus and the director of Charleton Heston's Voyage Through the Bible. He is a professor at Fielding University in Santa Barbara, CA.
"Isbouts has written an exquisite reference guide to the personalities in the Bible...The text is lavishly illustrated with art, photos, and maps that help situate the period and personalities under examination, a splendid presentation that sets it apart from similar works. Even if you own a comparable title, this well-researched and well-organized work will complement what is already on your shelf. For anyone interested in biblical studies, theology, and history, from general readers to seminary students." Library Journal, Starred Review
"Whos Who in the Bible is a delightful reference book. This textbook is filled with beautiful paintings, drawings and photographs from Genesis to Revelation…I collect books and this one surpasses any biblical reference book I have on my shelves." OrdinaryServant.com
"Whos Who is a breathtaking compendium that belongs in the library of any religious history enthusiast." ParchmentGirl.com
"Impressive in size, depth and graphic appeal." -Baptists Today