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An Up-Close and Comprehensive Look at the Lands of the Bible
No Bible Degree Required
Discover everything you need to know about the lands where Jesus walked, Moses traveled, and Paul preached. Packed with multidimensional maps, photos, 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 the essential facts about the fascinating lands of the Bible.
About the Author
Carl Rasmussen (PhD, Dropsie University) is professor emeritus at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, and an adjunct professor at Jerusalem University College in Jerusalem. Previously, he served as Dean of the Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem. He is the author and creator of the Zondervan NIV Atlas of the Bible.
Table of Contents
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
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