This large-format book provides a highly visual guide to the contents of the Bible and its background. Each of the seventy spreads, arranged chronologically, contains short chunks of text - both explanatory and thematic - alongside a variety of photographs, maps or diagrams. Each spread also includes a coloured band indicating the appropriate Bible book and a timeline which enables the reader to see the historical context of the material. Cross-references are given to related topics elsewhere in the guide. This is an ideal point of reference for all those who wish to explore the rich background and contents of the Bible, especially those who prefer a strong visual approach.
A highly visual overview of the Bible story, including major chapters on key biblical characters and themes, and insights into how the Bible applies to our lives today
An accessible guide to the contents of the Bible and its background that assumes no previous Bible knowledge on the reader's part, this book contains 70 spreads, arranged chronologically, each with short chunks of text, both explanatory and thematic. Helpful time lines give the historical context of every book in the Bible, and more than 200 photographs, illustrations, and maps bring the text alive, particularly for visual learners. Cross references are given to related topics elsewhere in the guide.
Mike Beaumont is a pastor, Bible teacher, contributor to the NIV Thematic Study Bible, and author of The Eagle Handbook of Bible Promises and The One-Stop Guide to Jesus. He lives in Vancouver.