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Third Paperback Edition – This book undertakes to present the Christian movement by emphasizing three foci: 1) intellectual discipline; 2) moral and ethical discipline; 3) expansion to a global religion from beginnings in the Roman province of Palestine.
Carta’s Atlas of the Biblical World Documenting over 3,000 years of East Mediterranean history, this detailed volume is an up-to-date depiction of Biblical history and geography by way of the ancient sources with original texts and translations from native languages incorporated into the narrative of the Atlas.
Study Edition This artistically illustrated Bible History Atlas starts at the very beginning of the Bible narrative and proceeds through to the Revolt of the Jews Against Rome, taking in the Life of Jesus and the Beginnings of Christianity.
The contents of the Bible are so closely related to the lands or cities in which the recorded events took place, and in which the documents themselves were written, that it helps greatly to know something about those lands and cities.
From the Second Millennium B.C. to the First Century A.D., this compact and lavishly illustrated Bible Atlas, with its many maps, illuminates the biblical period and provides the reader with a visual background to the beauty of the Holy Scriptures. Now revised, it will serve another generation in gaining a better image of the Holy Writ.
This detailed handbook of the Biblical World presents the reader with a review of the ancient world, from the Fourth Millennium BCE through till the Bar Kochba Revolt of 132-135 CE.
Various routes have been suggested for the scintillating story of the Wanderings of the Ark in the Bible, whose journey spanned more than a thousand years. All texts, as does this one, still carry question marks.
This volume, the first of four in The Carta New Testament Atlas, is about recent advances in history, geography, toponomy, and archaeology, the tools necessary to shed fresh light on the Gospels.
2ND REVISED EDITION Jerusalem after the Babylonian captivity was all but destroyed. It was in the time of Nehemiah, governor of the province of Judah or Yehud, that the grand reconstruction of the city took place.
A modern reading of Josephus’ ancient text, profusely illustrated, and placed against its geographical historical background.
SITES AND EVENTS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT – Much of the Bible’s imagery was inspired by the land – sea and star, animal, plant and mineral sources, climate and the wilderness. The biblical authors drew inspiration from the fragrances of the field and vineyard.
A Syllabus – “…the best collection of biblical and extra-biblical sources…” Teaching History and Historical Geography of Bible Lands outlines a path to understanding the Bible. These lectures are a tour de force in the discipline of historical geography and Rainey is the acknowledged master of this discipline.
The Atlas of Biblical Jerusalem, which is excerpted from the more extensive The Illustrated Atlas of Jerusalem , is a helpful and instructive tool for readers of the Scriptures and all who wish to visualize the Holy City as it was in biblical and New Testament times.
The focal point of the Birth of Jesus Christ is Bethlehem with its Church of the Nativity which enshrines the Birthplace of Jesus and the Manger.