This atlas gives you remarkable insights into your favorite Bible stories. Learn how David’s understanding of geography and politics led to his marriage with Ahinoam of Jezreel. Discover why Naomi, in the Book of Ruth, couldn’t just move back to Bethlehem after her husband’s death and use his land again. Find out why Moses and the Children of Israel took the long southern trek from Egypt to the Promised Land, rather than the direct route. No one explains Bible geography and culture better than Dr. Paul H. Wright. He includes more than 120 full-color maps, more than 50 photos, diagrams, and family trees, and illuminating text with specific Scripture references.
The Rose Then and Now Bible Map Atlas is perfect for students, professors, or anyone else wanting to learn more about the context and history of people of the Bible. With the Logos edition, all Scripture references link to your preferred translation, making your study of the Bible’s most beloved stories and people easy and effective.
In this integration of biography, history, and geography, Paul Wright applies his considerable knowledge of the land to the life and times of people in both the Old and New Testaments. In his capable hands readers will see the characters of the Bible come to life in the context of the very real world in which they lived. Whether readers have been through the Bible 50 times or this is their first, the pictures, maps, and extremely readable text will lead them to fresh insight into this greatest of stories.
—John Walton, professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College
Dr. Paul H. Wright is the president of Jerusalem University College, where he teaches courses on the culture, history, and geography of the lands of the Bible. Over the years, he has led thousands of university students and adults on field studies throughout Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan, Egypt, and the Sinai. Dr. Wright holds a BA in anthropology from Bethel College, an MA in the history of ancient Israel from the Institute of Holy Land Studies, an MA in Old Testament from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a PhD from Hebrew Union College.