Archaeological Study Bible, Personal Size: An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture

Overview

'Readers who desire a more intimate knowledge of the historical context of the Bible will appreciate the NIV Archaeological Study Bible. Full of informative articles and full-color photographs of places and objects from biblical times, this Bible examines the archaeological record surrounding God’s Word and brings the biblical world to life. Readers’ personal studies will be enriched as they become more informed about the empires, places, and ...
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Overview

'Readers who desire a more intimate knowledge of the historical context of the Bible will appreciate the NIV Archaeological Study Bible. Full of informative articles and full-color photographs of places and objects from biblical times, this Bible examines the archaeological record surrounding God’s Word and brings the biblical world to life. Readers’ personal studies will be enriched as they become more informed about the empires, places, and peoples of the ancient world.
Features include:
* Four-color interior throughout
* Bottom-of-page study notes exploring passages that speak on archaeological and cultural facts
* Articles (520) covering five main categories: Archaeological Sites, Cultural and Historical Notes, Ancient Peoples and Lands, the Reliability of the Bible, and Ancient Texts and Artifacts
* Approximately 500 4-color photographs interspersed throughout
* Detailed book introductions that provide basic, at-a-glance information
* Detailed charts on pertinent topics
* In-text color maps that assist the reader in placing the action
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310938521
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 8/28/2007
  • Pages: 2336
  • Sales rank: 975,165
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.81 (h) x 2.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (PhD, Brandeis University) is distinguished professor emeritus of Old Testament and president emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. Dr. Kaiser has written over 40 books, including Toward an Exegetical Theology: Biblical Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching; The Messiah in the Old Testament; and The Promise-Plan of God; and coauthored An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics: The Search for Meaning. Dr. Kaiser and his wife, Marge, currently reside at Kerith Farm in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin. Dr. Kaiser’s website is www.walterckaiserjr.com.

Duane Garrett (Ph.D., Baylor Univerity) is John R. Sampey Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2008

    A truly great study Bible

    Among my many Bibles, I now use this study Bible almost exclusively. I chose the leather bound version and while it is a bit heavy, it has allowed me to use it solely rather than referring to the collection of history books of the Bible that I have also accumulated. I am so glad I bought it, and I have since given a copy to my son, who also is greatly impressed.

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