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Visual Guide to Bible Events, A: Fascinating Insights into Where They Happened and Why, Hardcover


Visual Guide to Bible Events, A: Fascinating Insights into Where They Happened and Why, Hardcover
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A Visual Guide To Bible Events

 

By John A. Beck,  David G. Hansen  and  James C. Martin

Discover the fascinating connections between Bible events and Bible locations

Why did Jesus pick Samaria as the place to announce his messianic identity? Why did God lead Moses and the Israelites to Mount Horeb after they fled from Egypt? Why did the apostle John receive God's revelation on the island of Patmos?

A Visual Guide to Bible Events reveals the fascinating connections between Bible events and Bible locations from Genesis to Revelation. This beautiful, full-color book includes more than 500 photographs and maps to bring the ancient world to life. The engaging writing style makes this resource perfect for anyone--student, scholar, pastor, or layperson--who wants to understand Bible events in a deeper way.

Book Details:

  • Retail Price: $39.99

  • ISBN: 9780801012853

  • ISBN-10: 0801012856

  • Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11 x 7/8 Inches

  • Number of pages: 272

  • Publication Date: Sep. 09

  • Format: Hardcover

  • Publishers: BakerBooks

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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT WHERE JESUS MET THE SAMARITAN WOMAN?

An interesting look into the placement of major biblical events

Why did God lead Moses and the Israelites to Mount Horeb after they fled from Egypt?  Why did the apostle John receive God's revelation on the island of Patmos?  These and other insightful questions illuminate the fascinating connections between Bible events and Bible locations in the new book A Visual Guide to Bible Events: Fascinating Insights into Where They Happened and Why (ISBN: 978-0-8010-1285-3, $39.99, September 2009) by James C. Martin, John A. Beck and David G. Hansen.

This beautiful, full-color book is filled with photographs, maps, and easy-to-read commentary that explore the relevance of place within biblical stories.  A Visual Guide is broken into eleven sections:

  • The Need for Rescue and the Promised Land - Genesis
  • The Journey from Egypt to the Promised Land - Exodus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
  • Conquest and Settlement of Canaan - Joshua, Judges, Ruth
  • The United Monarchy of Israelite Land - 2 Samuel;

1 Kings 1-11

  • The Divided Kingdom and Assyrian Invasion - 1 and 2 Kings, Isaiah
  • The Babylonian Invasion, Exile and Return  to the Promised Land - 2 Kings 21-25, Jeremiah; Obadiah; Ezekiel; Daniel; Ezra; Nehemiah; Esther
  • The Birth and Early Years of Jesus - Matthew 1-4; Luke 1-4
  • Jesus' Messianic Mission in Samaria, Galilee and Phoenicia - Matthew 4-18,; Luke 4-18; John 1-4
  • Jesus' Last Days in and Around Jerusalem - Matthew 19-28; Mark 10-16; Luke 18-24; John 11-21
  • The Good News Travels from Jerusalem to the World - Acts
  • City Letters and Revelation - Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Revelation

 

"Over the past twenty-five years it has been our privilege to travel, study and teach the Bible in the land of the Bible," say the authors.  "This book is intended to be a door through which to enter the world of the Bible and encounter the power and love of our Lord Jesus and the unity of Scripture.  It is our hope that this resource will be a blessing in your journey through God's Word."

 

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

James C. Martin (MDiv, DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) is the founder of Bible World Seminars, which currently offers biblical study programs on location in Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, and Greece. Martin also works with Bible.org as the director of visual and contextual content for the new NET Pictorial Bible. He and his wife, Stacey, have been involved in aerial, land, and museum photography and filming throughout the Middle East and Europe for the past 20 years. They live in Texas.

 

John A. Beck (PhD, Trinity International University) has taught courses in Hebrew and Old Testament at various colleges and universities for the past 16 years. He currently is an adjunct faculty member at Jerusalem University College in Israel. His articles have appeared in several journals, and he is the author of The Land of Milk and Honey: An Introduction to the Geography of Israel, as well as God as Storyteller: Seeking Meaning in Biblical Narrative. Beck lives in Wisconsin.

 

David G. Hansen (PhD, Trinity Theological Seminary) is associate professor in the College of Archaeology and Biblical History at Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He also served in the U.S. Army for 35 years. His on-site research in Israel and Jordan includes extensive travel, participation in archaeological excavations, and, at their request, service as an academic consultant to both the Israel Defense Forces and the Royal Jordanian Army. Hansen lives in Ohio.