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- Cultural references proven through artifacts and archives displayed in full color.
- Fascinating accounts that fill in some of history's unwritten record.
- A Biblical timeline highlighted by detailed photos and examples.
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Vendor: Master Books
Publication Date: 2011
"Correctly interpreted, the historical records of Egypt and Israel show a remarkable consistency with the Bible records which we can accept as not only inspiring but entirely reliable."
-From the Introduction
Unearth the history of the small nation of Israel the troubled and devastating periods of loss and exile once lost to time. Far from being a book of myths, the Bible is an amazing historical record, and each year, more archaeological discoveries continue to prove its validity and significance. Follow the intriguing clues found buried in ancient cities, on the walls of early monuments, and in the written records of our worlds oldest civilizations. Walk the ancient streets, explore the distant temples, and unearth the compelling history that continues to resonate with the world today.
- Cultural references proven through artifacts and archives displayed in full color
- Fascinating accounts that fill in some of historys unwritten record
- Follow the Biblical timeline through detailed photos and examples
This eye opening and provocative assemblage of literary history and effervescent illustrations, creates a book that you just cant put down. For years to come, this book will be an enduring resource for children, scholars, students, or anyone interested in learning more about biblical archaeology and its place in history.
Unveiling the Kings of Israel was simple a joy to read and review.
@AncientDigger - student of Archaeology and curator of AncientDigger.com
David Down has experienced the wonders of archaeological discoveries in Egypt, the Middle East and Israel for over 48 years. David shares his latest discoveries in a monthly archaeology journal called "Diggings," and a bi-monthly magazine called "Archaeological Diggings" produced and distributed in the United States.
The large book, which includes plenty of wonderful, colorful pictures and illustrations that match the content of the book, is not so much about the kings of Israel as it is about the leaders of Israel, starting with Noah and progressing all the way to Jesus. Down concludes with a quick chapter on the Gospels, but goes no further into the New Testament.
The books subtitle, Revealing the Bibles Archeological History, describes Downs writing most accurately. While a great majority of the book consists of retellings or summaries of the biblical accounts, Down provides archeological evidence to accompany several of these accounts. According to Down, the traditional timeline of Egypt puts the Bible at odds with archeology and history, but when readjusted, as many modern archeologists believe it should be, history suddenly lines up with the Bible perfectly. This can be no coincidence, and the evidence Down presents will intrigue readers.
Downs book makes for a great read for those who want to brush up on the Old Testament, as well as for those interested in archeological evidence for their faith, as All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness (2 Timothy 3:16). Harmony Wheeler, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com