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The essential Bible guide : Bible background with maps, charts, and lists, Menashe Har-El, Paul Wright, & Baruch Sarel

Label
The essential Bible guide : Bible background with maps, charts, and lists
Title
The essential Bible guide
Title remainder
Bible background with maps, charts, and lists
Statement of responsibility
Menashe Har-El, Paul Wright, & Baruch Sarel
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With illustrations, maps, chronologies, and concise descriptions, this guide provides an attractive and organized framework to understand the land, people, places, history, and culture of the Bible. Includes over 60 full-color maps
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Har-El, Menashe
Dewey number
220.9/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Wright, Paul
  • Sarel, Baruch
  • Har-El, Menashe
  • Wright, Paul
  • Sarel, Baruch
  • Wright, Paul
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  • Palestine
  • Bible stories, English
  • Geography
  • Palestine
  • Church history
  • Jews
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Jesus Christ
  • Jerusalem
  • Jerusalem
Label
The essential Bible guide : Bible background with maps, charts, and lists, Menashe Har-El, Paul Wright, & Baruch Sarel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in separate volumes, 1997-2007, as: Understanding the geography of the Bible / Menashe Har-El and Paul H. Wright, Understanding the Old Testament / Baruch Sarel, and Understanding the New Testament / Paul H. Wright
Contents
  • Understanding the geography of the Bible. Climate -- Physical geography and human settlement in the Ancient Near East -- The Syrian-African rift -- The Levant -- Egypt -- Mesopotamia -- The Mediterranean Basin -- List of maps in Section I. Mean annual precipitation of the Middle East; Mean temperatures--January and July -- Climatic regions of the Middle East -- Physical map of the Ancient Near East -- Geology of the Middle East -- The Fertile Cresent--Ancient and Modern -- Geobotanical regions -- The economy of the Ancient Near East -- The Syrian-African rift -- Major routes and physical features of the Holy Land -- The Nile Delta -- Mesopotamia -- Culture and commerce in the Ancient Near East -- The Aegean People -- The Island of Certe -- The Migration of the Sea People, 1174 B.C. -- The economy of the Kingdom of Tyre, According to Ezekiel 27 --
  • Understanding the Old Testament. The Hebrew Bible -- The books of the Old Testament -- The Ancient Near East -- The People and lands of the Ancient Near East -- Chronology of the Old Testment -- The Patriarchs -- The Matriarchs -- The Exodus from Egypt and the entry into Canaan -- The conquest and settlement -- The Tribes of Israel -- Period of the Judges -- The United Monarchy -- The kingdom of Israel -- The Kingdom of Judah -- The Prophets -- The priests, Levites, and Israel -- The destruction and exile -- The return of Zion -- The Hebrew Alphabet: Transliteration guide ; Vocalization guide ; Chronological chart of the Alphabet -- The Hebrew calendar: Months and festivals in the Hebrew Calendar --
  • List of maps in Section II. Physical map of the Land of the Bible -- The Near East in the time of the Patriarchs: Schematic plan of Ur -- The Exodus and conquest of Canaan -- The distribution of the land among the twelve tribes -- The battle of the waters of Merom -- The war of Deborah--The deployment of forces -- The War of Ehud -- The war of Gideon -- The Battle of Eben-ezer -- The wanderings of the Ark of the Covenant -- The empire of David and Solomon: Trade under Solomon -- The kingdoms of David and Eshbaal -- Solomon's Temple -- The divided kingdom -- The wars of Amaziah and Joash -- The conquests of Joash and Jeroboam II -- The wanders of Elijah -- The activities of Elisha -- The cities of the prophets -- The Levitical cities -- The closing years of the Kingdom of Judah -- The exile of Judah -- The final campaign of Nebuchadnezzar against Judah -- The land of Judah in the Days of the Return -- Jerusalem at the time of Nehemiah -- The near East at the time of the Assyrian Empire -- The Babylonian and Persian Empires -- The return to Zion 538-445 B.C. --
  • Understanding the New Testament. The New Testament: text and context -- The books of the New Testament -- The land of the Gospels -- Peoples and lands of the New Testament -- The Intertestamental Period -- Early Caesars of the Roman Empire -- The Herods -- The Gospels -- The growth of the early church in the first century A.D. -- List of Maps in Section III. Physical map of the Land of the Gospels -- People and lands of the New Testament World -- The route of Alexander the Great, 334-323 B.C. -- The Greek Cities in Palestine, 312-167 B.C. -- The Hasmonean State, 143-563 B.C. -- The kingdom of Herod the Great -- The Division of Herod's Kingdom -- Jesus in Galilee -- Jesus' Ministry--Sidon to Jerusalem -- "He resolutely set his face toward Jerusalem" (Lk 9:51) -- Jerusalem in the time of Jesus -- Damascus in the time of Saul -- Expansion of the early church in Palestine and Syria -- Paul's first the second missionary journeys -- Paul's third missionary journey and trip to Rome -- The Jewish revolt against Rome, A.D. 66-70 -- The fall of Masada, A.D. 73
Control code
ocn457160552
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
114 pages
Isbn
9781426707575
Other physical details
charts, color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)457160552
Label
The essential Bible guide : Bible background with maps, charts, and lists, Menashe Har-El, Paul Wright, & Baruch Sarel
Publication
Note
Originally published in separate volumes, 1997-2007, as: Understanding the geography of the Bible / Menashe Har-El and Paul H. Wright, Understanding the Old Testament / Baruch Sarel, and Understanding the New Testament / Paul H. Wright
Contents
  • Understanding the geography of the Bible. Climate -- Physical geography and human settlement in the Ancient Near East -- The Syrian-African rift -- The Levant -- Egypt -- Mesopotamia -- The Mediterranean Basin -- List of maps in Section I. Mean annual precipitation of the Middle East; Mean temperatures--January and July -- Climatic regions of the Middle East -- Physical map of the Ancient Near East -- Geology of the Middle East -- The Fertile Cresent--Ancient and Modern -- Geobotanical regions -- The economy of the Ancient Near East -- The Syrian-African rift -- Major routes and physical features of the Holy Land -- The Nile Delta -- Mesopotamia -- Culture and commerce in the Ancient Near East -- The Aegean People -- The Island of Certe -- The Migration of the Sea People, 1174 B.C. -- The economy of the Kingdom of Tyre, According to Ezekiel 27 --
  • Understanding the Old Testament. The Hebrew Bible -- The books of the Old Testament -- The Ancient Near East -- The People and lands of the Ancient Near East -- Chronology of the Old Testment -- The Patriarchs -- The Matriarchs -- The Exodus from Egypt and the entry into Canaan -- The conquest and settlement -- The Tribes of Israel -- Period of the Judges -- The United Monarchy -- The kingdom of Israel -- The Kingdom of Judah -- The Prophets -- The priests, Levites, and Israel -- The destruction and exile -- The return of Zion -- The Hebrew Alphabet: Transliteration guide ; Vocalization guide ; Chronological chart of the Alphabet -- The Hebrew calendar: Months and festivals in the Hebrew Calendar --
  • List of maps in Section II. Physical map of the Land of the Bible -- The Near East in the time of the Patriarchs: Schematic plan of Ur -- The Exodus and conquest of Canaan -- The distribution of the land among the twelve tribes -- The battle of the waters of Merom -- The war of Deborah--The deployment of forces -- The War of Ehud -- The war of Gideon -- The Battle of Eben-ezer -- The wanderings of the Ark of the Covenant -- The empire of David and Solomon: Trade under Solomon -- The kingdoms of David and Eshbaal -- Solomon's Temple -- The divided kingdom -- The wars of Amaziah and Joash -- The conquests of Joash and Jeroboam II -- The wanders of Elijah -- The activities of Elisha -- The cities of the prophets -- The Levitical cities -- The closing years of the Kingdom of Judah -- The exile of Judah -- The final campaign of Nebuchadnezzar against Judah -- The land of Judah in the Days of the Return -- Jerusalem at the time of Nehemiah -- The near East at the time of the Assyrian Empire -- The Babylonian and Persian Empires -- The return to Zion 538-445 B.C. --
  • Understanding the New Testament. The New Testament: text and context -- The books of the New Testament -- The land of the Gospels -- Peoples and lands of the New Testament -- The Intertestamental Period -- Early Caesars of the Roman Empire -- The Herods -- The Gospels -- The growth of the early church in the first century A.D. -- List of Maps in Section III. Physical map of the Land of the Gospels -- People and lands of the New Testament World -- The route of Alexander the Great, 334-323 B.C. -- The Greek Cities in Palestine, 312-167 B.C. -- The Hasmonean State, 143-563 B.C. -- The kingdom of Herod the Great -- The Division of Herod's Kingdom -- Jesus in Galilee -- Jesus' Ministry--Sidon to Jerusalem -- "He resolutely set his face toward Jerusalem" (Lk 9:51) -- Jerusalem in the time of Jesus -- Damascus in the time of Saul -- Expansion of the early church in Palestine and Syria -- Paul's first the second missionary journeys -- Paul's third missionary journey and trip to Rome -- The Jewish revolt against Rome, A.D. 66-70 -- The fall of Masada, A.D. 73
Control code
ocn457160552
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
114 pages
Isbn
9781426707575
Other physical details
charts, color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)457160552

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