The Story of the Holy Land: A Visual History

The Story of the Holy Land: A Visual History

by Peter Walker
     
 
The Holy Land frequently features in today’s headlines as a much fought-for territory. Many know part of its story, as recounted in the Bible, but what happened after Jesus’ time? This visually led guide beautifully captures the richness of the area, bringing its story to life in a magical way.

Overview

The Holy Land frequently features in today’s headlines as a much fought-for territory. Many know part of its story, as recounted in the Bible, but what happened after Jesus’ time? This visually led guide beautifully captures the richness of the area, bringing its story to life in a magical way.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Stunning large-scale photographs, linked and illuminated by an insightful text, encapsulate the 4000-year sweep of the history of the Holy Land in a way that will refresh the expert and instruct the beginner."  —Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, author, The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide
"...truly extroardinary and highly recommended for personal, family, church, and community library collections." —Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745955827
Publisher:
Lion Hudson
Publication date:
09/01/2013
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
263,319
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Walker studied Classics and Early Church History at Cambridge University and has done extensive research at the post-doctoral level on Christian attitudes toward Jerusalem. Peter is now professor of Biblical Studies at Trinity School for Ministry, having previously taught at Wycliffe Hall within the University of Oxford. He has led many study tours to the Holy Land. His books include Holy City, Holy Places? (OUP); Jesus and the Holy City (Eerdmans); and In the Steps of Jesus (Zondervan). His most recent book is The Story of the Holy Land (Lion Books).

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