Rose Then and Now Bible Map Atlas with Biblical Backgrounds and Culture

  • ISBN-13: 9781596365346
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The Best "Then and Now" Bible Atlas Ever It has Features No Other Has! Rose Atlas of Then and Now Bible Maps with Biblical Backgrounds and Culture is the only Bible atlas with a combination of 120 stunning detailed Bible maps Clear plastic overlays of modern cities and countries so you know where Bible places are today. Incredible insights into the lives of 30 important Bible characters. This atlas focuses on people not regions -- and how the geography affected their lives and decisions. Learn About the Holy Land From the Man Who Trains Israeli Tour Guides! This best-selling Bible atlas was authored by Dr. Paul H. Wright, president of Jerusalem University College (Institute of Holy Land Studies). Over the years Dr. Wright has led thousands of university students and adults on field studies throughout Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan, Egypt and the Sinai, many to out-of-the-way places not normally seen by students of the Bible. For example: Know how David's clever understanding of geography and politics led to his marriage with Ahinoam of Jezreel. Discover why Naomi, in the Book of Ruth, couldn't just move back to Bethlehem after her husband's death and use his land again. Find out why Moses and the Children of Israel took the long southern trek from Egypt to the Promised Land, rather than the direct route. This atlas gives you incredible insights into your favorite Bible stories. See the Table of Contents at the bottom. Table of Contents: Rose Atlas of Then and Now Bible Maps with Biblical Backgrounds and Culture Introduction 7 1.The Landed Context of the Biblical Story 9 2. The Patriarchs and Matriarchs: Our Fathers and Mothers 19 3. Moses: Showing Us the Way 27 4. Joshua: Courage to Conquer 33 5. Deborah and Yael: A Sweet Song of Victory 38 6. Samson: Greatness Run Amuck 42 7. Naomi and Ruth: The Way It's Supposed to Be 46 8. David and Solomon: Our Legacy 50 9. Rizpah: When Not-So-Little-Things Really Matter 65 10. Ahab and Jehoshaphat: The Fine Line Between Failure and Success 69 11. Elijah and Elisha: Going About Doing Good 78 12. Jonah: Not on My Watch 87 13. Isaiah: Vision for a Broken World 92 14. Josiah: The Last Hope 107 15. Ezra and Nehemiah: Courage to Start Over 117 16. Esther: For Such a Time as This 125 17. The Herods: Magnificent to a Fault 131 18. John the Baptist: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness 157 19. Mary and Joseph: Simple Lives Lived Extraordinarily 167 20. Jesus: The Anointed One 183 21. Pontius Pilate: The Enforcer 209 22. Peter: Out in Front 219 23. Paul: Living Under Grace 232 24. John: Someone Who Deserved the Last Word 250 Afterword 259 Bibliography 260 Index 261

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