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Archaeology of the Bible : the greatest discoveries from Genesis to the Roman era / Jean-Pierre Isbouts.

By: Isbouts, Jean-Pierre [author.].
Contributor(s): National Geographic Society (U.S.) [issuing body.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Description: 350 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781426217043.Subject(s): Bible -- AntiquitiesDDC classification: 220.9/3
Contents:
The archaeology of the Patriarchs -- The archaeology of the Exodus -- The archaeology of the Kingdoms of Israel -- The archaeology of the Second Temple Period -- The archaeology of the life of Jesus -- The archaeology of early Christianity -- Appendix. The Scriptures.
Summary: From ancient holy sites, to buried relics and treasures, National Geographic uncovers the history and the archaeological discoveries from Scripture and the biblical world. Richly illustrated and written from an objective and nondenominational perspective, author Jean-Pierre Isbouts uses the latest scientific and archaeological discoveries to place biblical stories in the framework of human history. Chapters, beginning with the dawn of human civilization and ending with present day and the future of archaeology, chronicle hundreds of sites and artifacts found in Sumer, Babylon, the Second Temple, along the route of the Exodus, and in many other regions across the Middle East. Timelines bridge hundreds of years and several empires, maps give readers a visual sense of location, while hundreds of photos and illustrations of rare artifacts and ancient places add to the visual splendor. lt concludes with details of what remains to be found and the evolving dynamic of biblical faith in an increasingly scientific world in which archaeologists make daily breakthroughs. --Publisher's description.
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From ancient holy sites, to buried relics and treasures, National Geographic uncovers the history and the archaeological discoveries from Scripture and the biblical world. Richly illustrated and written from an objective and nondenominational perspective, author Jean-Pierre Isbouts uses the latest scientific and archaeological discoveries to place biblical stories in the framework of human history. Chapters, beginning with the dawn of human civilization and ending with present day and the future of archaeology, chronicle hundreds of sites and artifacts found in Sumer, Babylon, the Second Temple, along the route of the Exodus, and in many other regions across the Middle East. Timelines bridge hundreds of years and several empires, maps give readers a visual sense of location, while hundreds of photos and illustrations of rare artifacts and ancient places add to the visual splendor. lt concludes with details of what remains to be found and the evolving dynamic of biblical faith in an increasingly scientific world in which archaeologists make daily breakthroughs.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-342) and index.

The archaeology of the Patriarchs -- The archaeology of the Exodus -- The archaeology of the Kingdoms of Israel -- The archaeology of the Second Temple Period -- The archaeology of the life of Jesus -- The archaeology of early Christianity -- Appendix. The Scriptures.

From ancient holy sites, to buried relics and treasures, National Geographic uncovers the history and the archaeological discoveries from Scripture and the biblical world. Richly illustrated and written from an objective and nondenominational perspective, author Jean-Pierre Isbouts uses the latest scientific and archaeological discoveries to place biblical stories in the framework of human history. Chapters, beginning with the dawn of human civilization and ending with present day and the future of archaeology, chronicle hundreds of sites and artifacts found in Sumer, Babylon, the Second Temple, along the route of the Exodus, and in many other regions across the Middle East. Timelines bridge hundreds of years and several empires, maps give readers a visual sense of location, while hundreds of photos and illustrations of rare artifacts and ancient places add to the visual splendor. lt concludes with details of what remains to be found and the evolving dynamic of biblical faith in an increasingly scientific world in which archaeologists make daily breakthroughs. --Publisher's description.

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