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A Visual Guide to Bible Events: Fascinating Insights into Where They Happened and Why

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Why did Jesus pick Samaria as the place to announce his messianic identity? Why did God lead Moses and the Israelites to Mount Horeb after they fled from Egypt? Why did the apostle John receive God’s revelation on the island of Patmos?

A Visual Guide to Bible Events reveals the fascinating connections between Bible events and Bible locations from Genesis to Revelation. This beautiful, full-color book includes more than 500 photographs and maps to bring the ancient world to life. The engaging writing style makes this resource perfect for anyone—student, scholar, pastor, or layperson—who wants to understand Bible events in a deeper way.

  • Connects Bible events and locations to provide a clearer understanding of the Bible as a whole
  • Provides hundreds of photos and other graphic representations that bring the text to life
  • Deepens personal spirituality and understanding by using accessible terms for any walk of life
  • The Need for Rescue and the Promised Land—Genesis
  • The Journey from Egypt to the Promised Land—Exodus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
  • Conquest and Settlement of Canaan—Joshua, Judges, Ruth
  • The United Monarchy of Israel—1 and 2 Samuel, 1King 1–11
  • The Divided Kingdom and Assyrian Invasion—1 and 2 Kings, Jonah, Isaiah
  • The Baylonian Invasion, Exile, and Return to the Promised Land—2 Kings 21–25; Ezra; Esther; Jeremiah; Ezekiel; Daniel; Obadiah
  • The Birth and Early Years of Jesus—Matthew 1–4; Luke 1–4; John 1
  • Jesus’ Messianic Mission in Samaria, Galilee, and Phoenicia—Matthew 4–18; Luke 4–18; John 1–4
  • Jesus’ Last Days in and around Jerusalem—Matthew 19–28; Mark 10–16; Luke 18–24; John 11–21
  • The Good News Travels from Jerusalem to th World—Acts
  • City Letters and Revelation—Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Revelation
This book is a Holy Land tour without the cost and physical effort of an actual trip and with added, faith-affirming insights tour guides might leave out. . . . Key locations from both Old and New Testaments are sequentially visited via maps, photos, and an easy-to-read text. Despite the authors’ substantial scholarship and background in biblical history, this is a lay-friendly book with an undercurrent of excitement that history reveals God still at work. The Scripture index to locations will help pastors, teachers, and students. . . . This book is a refreshing change from just-the-facts books about Bible lands typically found in libraries. Definitely recommended for Christian school and church libraries.

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  • Title: A Visual Guide to Bible Events: Fascinating Insights into Where They Happened and Why
  • Authors: James Martin, John A. Beck, David Hansen
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Print Publication Date: 2009
  • Logos Release Date: 2013
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible › Geography; Bible › Criticism, interpretation, etc; Bible stories, English
  • ISBNs: 9781441251565, 9780801012853
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-04-26T17:36:33Z

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

John A. Beck has taught courses in Hebrew and Old Testament at various colleges and universities for more than 20 years. He currently is an adjunct faculty member at Jerusalem University College in Israel. His articles have appeared in numerous academic journals and books. His books include The Land of Milk and Honey: An Introduction to the Geography of Israel, God as Storyteller: Seeking Meaning in Biblical Narrative, A Visual Guide to Gospel Events, and more. Beck lives in Wisconsin.

David G. Hansen has taught at several institutions of higher education, including the US Army War College, Penn State University, and Trinity Theological College and Seminary. He also served in the US Army for 35 years. His current on-site research in Israel, Jordan, and Egypt includes extensive travel and participation in several archaeological excavations. He has published numerous articles and book chapters about biblical geography, history, and military affairs, and is author of In Their Sandals: How His Followers Saw Jesus and coauthor of A Visual Guide to Gospel Events.

James C. Martin founded Bible World Seminars in 1989. He currently offers biblical study travel programs on location in Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, and Greece. Over the past 25 years, Martin and his wife, Stacey, have been involved in aerial, land, and museum photography and video filming throughout the Middle East and Europe. Their photos appear in works such as the NIV Archaeological Study Bible and Halley’s Bible Handbook, among others.


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