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

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

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By (author) James C. Martin, By (author) John A. Beck, By (author) David G. Hansen

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  • Publisher: Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 221mm x 282mm x 23mm | 1,179g
  • Publication date: 22 October 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Ada, MI
  • ISBN 10: 0801012856
  • ISBN 13: 9780801012853
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 303,651

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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 "illuminates the fascinating connections between Bible events and Bible locations. This beautiful, full-color book is filled with photographs, maps, and easy-to-read commentary. By exploring the relevance of place within biblical stories, this engaging volume brings the Bible alive to modern readers in a way no other book has done before.

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Dr. James Martin (MDiv and DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) is the coauthor of "A Visual Guide to Bible Events" and founded Bible World Seminars in 1989. He currently offers biblical study travel programs on location in Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, and Greece for interested individuals, colleges, seminaries, churches, and Christian organizations. Martin is also former program director and instructor at the Jerusalem Center for Biblical Studies in Jerusalem. Over the past twenty-five years, Martin and his wife, Stacey, have been involved in aerial, land, and museum photography and video filming throughout the Middle East and Europe. Their photos appear in works such as the NIV "Archaeological Study Bible," "Halley's Bible Handbook," and "A Visual Guide to Bible Events," among others. John A. Beck (PhD, Trinity International University) has taught courses in Hebrew and Old Testament at various colleges and universities for more than 20 years. He currently is an adjunct faculty member at Jerusalem University College in Israel. His articles have appeared in numerous academic journals and books. His books include "The Land of Milk and Honey: An Introduction to the Geography of Israel," "God as Storyteller: Seeking Meaning in Biblical Narrative," "A Visual Guide to Bible Events," " A Visual Guide to Gospel Events," and more. Beck lives in Wisconsin. David G. Hansen (PhD, Trinity Theological Seminary) has taught at several institutions of higher education, including the US Army War College, Penn State University, and Trinity Theological College and Seminary. He also served in the US Army for thirty-five years. His current on-site research in Israel, Jordan, and Egypt includes extensive travel and participation in several archaeological excavations. He has published numerous articles and book chapters about biblical geography, history, and military affairs, and is author of In "Their Sandals: How His Followers Saw Jesus" and coauthor of "A Visual Guide to Bible Events."

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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. James C. Martin (MDiv and DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) founded Bible World Seminars in 1989. He currently offers biblical study programs on location in Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, and Greece. John A. Beck (PhD, Trinity International University) is an adjunct faculty member at Jerusalem University College in Israel. He is the author of" The Land of Milk and Honey" and "God as Storyteller." David G. Hansen (PhD, Trinity Theological Seminary) has taught at the US Army War College, Penn State University, and Trinity Theological College and Seminary. He is author of In "Their Sandals: How His Followers Saw Jesus" and coauthor of "A Visual Guide to Bible Events."