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Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible

Carl G. Rasmussen
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An up-close, comprehensive, and colorful atlas that allows you to travel to the lands where Jesus walked, Moses traveled, and Paul preached.

Discover everything you need to know about the lands of the Bible. Packed with multidimensional maps, photos, diagrams, and charts; the Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible is designed to help you better understand the history and places of the Bible and its world.

This full-color atlas is concise but thorough, perfect for Bible students, travelers to the Holy Land, or any reader of the Bible curious to find out more about commonly mentioned places in the Old and New Testaments.

The Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible features:

  • Nearly 200 stunning multidimensional and three-dimensional maps and full-color images.
  • Accurate and up-to-date mapping technologies.
  • Innovative chronological charts and maps covering historical backgrounds, regions, weather, and roads.

With this easy-to-understand atlas, you'll find Bible study more engaging and comprehensible, and you'll learn key contextual facts about these historically and spiritually rich places.

About the Author

Carl G. Rasmussen (PhD, Dropsie University) is an adjunct professor at the Jerusalem University College in Jerusalem. He is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Each year he leads adult "study tours" to Turkey, Greece, and Israel. He has spent many years leading and teaching in Israel, Turkey, Greece, and Jordan.

Table of Contents

Geographical Section

1. Introduction to the Middle East as a Whole

2. The Geography of Israel and Jordan

3. The Geography of Egypt

4. The Geography of Syria and Lebanon

5. The Geography of Mesopotamia

Historical Section

6. The Pre-Patriarchal Period

7. The Patriarchs and the Egyptian Sojourn

8. Exodus and Conquest

9. Settlement in Canaan and the Time of the Judges

10. Transition to the Monarchy: Samuel and Saul

11. The United Monarchy: David and Solomon

12. The Divided Kingdom

13. Judah Alone

14. Exile and Return

15. The Arrival of the Greeks

16. The Maccabean Revolt and the Hasmonean Dynasty

17. Early Roman Rule in Palestine

18. The Life of Christ

19. The Expansion of the Church in Palestine

20. The Journeys of Paul

21. The Seven Churches of Revelation

22. Jerusalem

Scripture Index

Subject Index

  • Product Details
  • Page Count: 160
  • Format: Softcover
  • ISBN: 9780310318576
  • Release: December 10, 2013
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