Baker's Bible Atlas
The emphasis on geography in Baker's Bible Atlas makes it an atlas in the true sense of the word. In addition to nineteen colored maps, numerous black-and-white outline maps show clearly the geographic features emphasized in the text. Seventy-five carefully...
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The emphasis on geography in Baker's Bible Atlas makes it an atlas in the true sense of the word. In addition to nineteen colored maps, numerous black-and-white outline maps show clearly the geographic features emphasized in the text. Seventy-five carefully selected black-and-white photographs (some of which have been chosen specifically for this edition) further clarify the text and add to the attractiveness of the book.The atlas is organized to follow the scriptural narrative, making it readily usable as an aid for Bible study as well as for textbook use.The final updated chapter, "Biblical Archaeology in the Twentieth Century," will prove especially interesting to people of all walks of life. Current research has brought out many facets of life in Bible times that throw new light upon passages of Scripture which up to now have been a matter of conjecture or even of misunderstanding.The text and photographs in the revised and updated edition of this respected atlas reflect the latest happenings in the Holy Land and Middle East.The sixty-nine-page Geographical Gazetteer continues to be an outstanding feature. It concisely indicates the locations of places of particular significance in the Bible, as well as other pertinent data about these geographic names.The Index of Modern Place Names will enable the reader to easily identify modern as well as traditional sites.The scholarliness and evangelical spirit of Baker's Bible Atlas have helped to make it one of the most important reference works in the libraries of Bible students everywhere. It is used as a text in many Christian colleges.
Complete with full-color maps, illustrations, photographs, and more, this atlas gives readers a clear geographical context for the entire biblical narrative.
CHARLES F. PFEIFFER (Moody Bible Institute; B.A., Temple University; B.D., Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary; Th.M., Chicago Lutheran Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Dropsie College) was professor of ancient literatures at Central Michigan University. He also studied at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute and New York University. He served on the faculties of Gordon Divinity School, King's College, Lancaster School of the Bible, and Moody Bible Institute. Dr. Pfeiffer, as author, co-author, or editor, participated in the production of many works including "Hebrews" for the Everym