Sacred Sites: Christian Perspectives on the Holy Land

Sacred Sites: Christian Perspectives on the Holy Land

by Webster T. Patterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0809142465

ISBN-13: 9780809142460

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Paulist Press

Sacred Sites explores the history and archaeology of authentic and significant biblical locations in the context of sound scriptural and theological scholarship. Intended as much for the armchair traveler as for visitors to the Holy Land, its unique gift is to bring the scriptural passages to life. Rather than simply referring the reader to Biblical chapter and verse,

Overview

Sacred Sites explores the history and archaeology of authentic and significant biblical locations in the context of sound scriptural and theological scholarship. Intended as much for the armchair traveler as for visitors to the Holy Land, its unique gift is to bring the scriptural passages to life. Rather than simply referring the reader to Biblical chapter and verse, Patterson provides the full scriptural text with a matching visual. For those who have already visited the area, this book can help them relive the experience of a lifetime. For others it can serve as a vicarious pilgrimage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809142460
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrationsvi
Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
Chapter 1Galilee1
Chapter 2Jerusalem35
Chapter 3Bethlehem, Nazareth, and Mount Tabor65
Chapter 4The Greco-Roman World89
Chapter 5The Jewish-Christian Church119
Appendix IBiblical Sites and References137
Appendix IIChronology140
Bibliography143

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