Common English Bible: Bible Map Guide

Common English Bible: Bible Map Guide

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Overview

The CEB Bible Map Guide shows where the events of the Bible happened. It includes the 21 CEB maps (produced by National Geographic) in a beautiful full-color oversize format. A brief narrative that describes what is being shown and what chapters and verses of the Bible are being illustrated accompanies each map. Sidebars, photographs, and timelines bring out interesting facts about the lands of the Bible, featured in maps of Palestine, Egypt, Canaan, Babylonia, the Persian empire, the Hellenistic kingdoms in Daniel, the Roman Empire, Jerusalem, and Paul's journeys. An exhaustive index makes it easy to locate the places mentioned in the Bible.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609260743
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 08/28/2011
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 14.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

The Common English Bible is a bold new translation designed to meet the needs of Christians as they work to build a strong and meaningful relationship with God through Jesus Christ. The CEB is committed to the whole church. To achieve this, the translation represents the work of a diverse team with broad scholarship, including the work of more than 120 twenty scholars men and women from 24 faith traditions in American, African, Asian, European, and Latino communities. As a result, the English translation of ancient words has an uncommon relevance for a broad audience of Bible readers from children to scholars.

The Common English Bible is a translation completed in 2011. One hundred and twenty biblical scholars from twenty-two faith traditions worked as translators. These women and men balanced rigorous accuracy in translation of the ancient texts with an equally passionate commitment to clarity of expression in contemporary English. The result is a clear, direct, and powerful English version of the scriptures for use in Bible study, devotional reading, and worship.

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