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Holman Bible Atlas: A Complete Guide to the Expansive Geography of Biblical History (Broadman & Holman Reference)by Thomas V. Brisco
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The Holman Bible Atlas offers a visual feast through which the reader can explore the world of the Bible. Utilizing 140 full color maps key to biblical events and 140 full color photographs illustrating the land, sites, and archaeology of the biblical world, the Atlas draws the reader into the biblical story. The Holman Bible Atlas begins with an introduction to the geography of the biblical world emphasizing the major physical features of the Ancient Near East with special attention given to the geographical regions of Palestine. Information about daily life and the role of archaeology in recovering ancient cultures are discussed.
Acclaimed hardcover Bible atlas showcasing hundreds of maps and photographs that bring the settings of the Bible to life.
7480 Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-284) and indexes.
Maps, charts and color photographs guide readers through each Biblical era, illustrating the land, sites, and archaeology of the ancient world of the Bible. The atlas includes an extended bibliography, 132 maps, 153 photos and a text that presents a chronological overview of biblical history.
About the Author
Thomas V. Brisco is Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Hardin-Simmons University. He also serves as Professor of Old Testament and Archaeology. Dr. Brisco came to Hardin-Simmons from Baylor University where he taught in the Department of Religion. Prior to that, Dr. Brisco taught for 21 years at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, serving also as the Associate Dean for the Doctor of Philosophy Program. Dr. Brisco specializes in ancient near eastern history and archaeology particularly as these subjects relate to the historical, cultural, and geographical setting of the Bible. His archaeological field experience includes work at Tel Aphek and Tel Batash in Israel. An ordained minister with pastoral experience, Dr. Brisco has served as interim pastor in over 20 churches in Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, and Switzerland.
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