A Clear and Reliable Guide to Each Book of the Bible
The Baker Illustrated Guide to the Bible provides a clear, reliable, and attractive resource to enhance personal Bible study. With a chapter for each book of the Bible, the guide presents the book's central teaching, setting, message, interesting features, and a key memory verse. In addition, each biblical book is placed in the context of Scripture as a whole, allowing readers to understand God's unfolding plan from Genesis to Revelation.
With beautiful, full-color photos, maps, and illustrations, this book-by-book companion to the Bible is perfect for Sunday school teachers, students, and everyday Christians who will find it quickly becomes the first place they go before beginning a book of the Bible.
|Publisher:||Baker Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
J. Daniel Hays (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the School of Christian Studies and professor of biblical studies at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including Grasping God's Word, The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook, and Jeremiah and Lamentations in the Teach the Text Commentary Series.
J. Scott Duvall (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament and J. C. and Mae Fuller Chair of Biblical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook and Revelation in the Teach the Text Commentary Series.
Table of Contents
What Is the Bible About? 7
How Is the Bible Organized? 9
Part 1 The Old Testament
The Old Testament: An Overview 11
Old Testament Time Line 13
Old Testament Maps 17
The Old Testament Book by Book 21
Old Testament Messianic Prophecies 94
Between the Testaments 96
Part 2 The New Testament
The New Testament: An Overview 98
New Testament Time Line 100
New Testament Maps 103
The New Testament Book by Book 107
The Parables of Jesus 160
The Miracles of Jesus 162
Dictionary of People in the Old Testament 165
Dictionary of People in the New Testament 169
Image Credits 173