In the Steps of Jesus
In the Steps of Jesus presents a visually stimulating tour of the places Jesus visited and ministered in during his time on earth as recorded in the Gospels. Each location is addressed separately and includes such cities as Capernaum, Nazareth,...
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In the Steps of Jesus presents a visually stimulating tour of the places Jesus visited and ministered in during his time on earth as recorded in the Gospels. Each location is addressed separately and includes such cities as Capernaum, Nazareth, and Jerusalem. Full-color photos bring to life the ancient world of the Bible few will ever be able to visit in person. With every page, the reader will gain greater insight into the history, geography, and unique features of these historic places. A must have reference book for those interested in the study of the New Testament and the life of Christ.
For a variety of reasons, many people are unable to visit the Holy Land and the other lands of the Meditteranean. This book seeks to bring these places to the reader. While it can be used with benefit by the traveller, it is primarily written for those at home. The focus of the book is on Jesus and Paul and the sites that are likely to be authentic. The text follows the chronology of Jesus and Paul and so has an overall 'story line'. Each chapter (or site) would include: description of the biblical event, any relevant previous history or associations of the site. description of site in terms of geography and archaeology, any relevant later history and what it looks like today (including maps and photos).
This engaging book brings together the author's expertise in Biblical studies and his extensive experience in leading tours around the Holy Land. Following the chronological sequence of the key events in Luke's gospel, the book comprises previous and later history of the sites where these events occurred, geographical and archaeological descriptions, maps of the relevant areas, a description of the sites today and full colour photography throughout. Suitable for the traveller and the 'armchair pilgrim' alike, In the Steps of Jesus offers vivid insights into Jesus' life and travels.
Revd Dr Peter Walker (PhD., Cambridge; DPhil., Oxford) is Tutor in New Testament & Biblical Theology and Director of Development at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and a member of the Oxford Faculty of Theology.
A frequent visitor to Israel as a researcher, lecturer and accredited tour guide, he has been a regular participant in the Cyprus-Bethlehem Consultations on the Land, and he is co-editor of its recently published papers, The Bible and the Land: An Encounter (Musalaha, 2000).
Walker is also the author of Holy City, Holy Places (OUP, 1989), Jesus and the Holy City (Eerdmans, 1996), The Weekend That Changed the World (HarperCollins, 1999) and, with Graham Tomlin, Walking in His Steps (HarperCollins, 2000) and the companion volume In the Steps of Saint Paul and Enjoying the Good News (forthcoming IVP).
Koorong -Editorial Review.