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So you're going to Israel? Don't go without this guide.
A trip to the Holy Land is, for most, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In this one-stop guide, two professionals—Charles Dyer, a Bible scholar and veteran Holy Land tour guide, and Greg Hatteberg, graduate of the Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem—help you make the most of your trip.
With detailed maps and a full-color 16-page photo insert, this book walks you through five key biblical regions: Israel, Egypt, Greece, Jordan, and Turkey, giving you a preview of what’s to come and helping you make the most of every moment along the way.
Packing lists, jet lag tips, passport requirements, and a wealth of other practical information will assure you that have everything you need, while a four-week prayer guide and Bible study prepare you for the spiritual journey you are about to take.
The Christian Traveler’s Guide to the Holy Land traces the biblical events of over ninety of the most visited sites and will ensure that your trip is an exciting, spiritually satisfying, and unforgettable experience.
This revised edition features newly excavated sites, up-to-date photos and maps, and relevant advice for preparing for and preserving your trip.
Knowing the Land helps us understand the Book in new and vivid ways.
Charles Dyer, a Bible scholar and veteran Holy Land tour guide, and Greg Hatteberg, graduate of the Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem, created this reference guide for pilgrims who want to deepen the spiritual impact of their trip to Israel, as well as other travelers who just want to know more. Where did Jesus walk' Where is King David buried' Where is Mt. Sinai'
You'll find detailed information about five key Bible lands: Israel, Egypt, Greece, Jordan, and Turkey. This guide includes a full color 32-page photo insert, practical tips for travelers, a 4-week prayer guide for preparing for your trip, detailed maps and an outline of Bible history. This revised edition features newly excavated sites, up-to-date photos and maps, and relevant advice for preparing for and preserving your trip.
About the Author
(B.A., Washington Bible College; Th.M. and Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) served as provost and dean of education at Moody Bible Institute before becoming Professor-at-Large of Bible at Moody and host of The Land and the Book
radio program. Before coming to Moody, Charlie served for 20 years in multiple administrative and faculty roles at Dallas Theological Seminary - ultimately serving as Executive Vice President under Chuck Swindoll. In addition to his role as host of The Land and the Book
radio program, Charlie is an Old Testament scholar and an authority on Middle Eastern history and geography. He also serves as Associate Pastor of Grace Bible Church in Sun City, Arizona. Charlie has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East for more than 30 years, leading more than 80 trips. He is the author of numerous books, including A Voice in the Wilderness, What's Next?, The New Christian Traveler's Guide
, Character Counts: The Power of Personal Integrity
, and Thirty Days in the Land with Jesus
. His most recent book is The Isis Crisis
. Charlie and his wife, Kathy, have been married for more than 40 years and have two grown children.
GREGORY A. HATTEBERG (Joliet College; Moody Bible Institute; Dallas Theological Seminary) is the director of Alumni for Dallas Theological Seminary and a seminar leader for Walk Thru the Bible Ministries. Prior to joining the staff at DTS, Mr. Hatteberg worked in Admissions at Moody Bible Institute. He completed graduate studies at the Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem, and has traveled extensively in Israel and beyond. Based on his experiences in Israel, he co-authored The Christian Traveler¿s Guide to the Holy Land with Dr. Charles Dyer. He and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of four children.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Preparing for the Trip
Part 2: The Land of Israel
Part 3: The Land of Egypt
Part 4: The Land of Greece
Part 5: The Land of Jordan
Part 6: The Land of Turkey
Part 7: Preserving Your Trip