From the earliest evidence of humankind in Palestine to the establishment of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, the ministry of Jesus, and the rise of the Christian Church, the richly illustrated HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History brings the Bible to life in all its geographical context.
Detailed biblical references, timelines, and suggestions for further reading accompany each period of biblical history, conveying a tangible sense of the land, events, and people portrayed in the world's most famous book. With more than 100 full-color maps, timelines, and expert explanations, this superlative reference work will enable readers to more fully appreciate and understand the Bible and its stories.
The HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History features:
Over 100 full-color geographical and topographical maps
The latest archaeological information, floor plans, city plans, illustrations, and artistic recreations of ancient life
Charts, graphs, statistics, informative sidebars, and more
Detailed biblical references
Timelines that place each section of the Bible in its historical context
Web site recommendations for further interactive study