Holman Bible Atlas: A Complete Guide to the Expansive Geography of Biblical History
The Holman Bible Atlas illuminates the Bible for a whole new generation of students and teachers by introducing them to the physical, cultural, and historical settings of the biblical narrative. Integrating insights from physical and historical geography, archaeology, ancient historical sources, and the Bible itself, the Holman Bible Atlas presents 132 newly designed full color maps complete with specific biblical texts to assist teachers and students alike in understanding. Beginning with the physical geography of the ancient Near East and Palestine, the Holman Bible Atlas illuminates various periods of biblical history by outlining eras from the Patriarchs through the Christian era and Constantine.
- Discussion of great empires influential to the ancient Near East—Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, Greece, and Rome
- Insight on Israel’s neighboring people groups—the Aramaeans, Moabites, Edomites, Amorites, and Phoenicians
- Discussion of road systems, economic life, and the recovery of ancient societies by archaeologists
- Title: Holman Bible Atlas
- Author: Thomas V. Brisco
- Publisher: Broadman & Holman
- Publication Date: 1998
- Pages: 297
About Thomas V. Brisco
Thomas V. Brisco is Dean of the Logsdon School of Theology at Hardin-Simmons University. He previously served as Professor of Religion at Baylor University and Professor of Biblical Backgrounds and Archaeology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He received a B. A. at Ouachita Baptist University and a M. Div. and Ph. D. at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Brisco specializes in ancient near eastern history and archaeology particularly as these subjects relate to the historical, cultural, and geographical setting of the Bible. His archaeological field experience includes work at Tel Aphek and Tel Batash in Israel.