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The New Moody Atlas of the Bible

Barry Beitzel
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The New Moody Atlas of the Bible
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The New Moody Atlas of the Bible

Barry Beitzel
The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands integrates the geography of Bible lands with the teachings of the Bible. Its one hundred thousand words provide useful commentary for more than ninety detailed maps of Palestine, the Mediterranean, the Near East, the Sinai, and Turkey. Learn of God's protection and guidance by following Israel's forty-year sojourn in the wilderness. Appreciate the results of the Great Commission to 'teach all nations' by seeing the scope of Paul's three missionary journeys.

Dr. Barry Beitzel has blended the topographical and historical in multi-colored maps that accurately reflect evangelical Christianity. Pages of timeless information aid in sermon preparation and in personal Bible study. The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands is an invaluable asset to Sunday school teachers and to seminary and Bible college students. Text and unique maps make this one of the most useful and accurate atlases available today.
^atlas has been updated and expanded to reach a broader audience.  All of the ^graphics are brand new, and every page was substantially rewritten, updated, and ^expanded to bring you more than one hundred thousand words that provide useful commentary ^throughout.  Superior photography, comprehensive geographic detail, award ^winning maps, distinctive theological discussion of geographical matters, and thorough ^documentation in the form of new indexes and 800+ endnotes set this atlas apart ^from the field. The New Moody Atlas of Bible Lands is an invaluable asset ^to Sunday school and home school teachers as well as seminary and Bible college ^students. 

The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands integrates the geography of Bible ^lands with the teachings of the Bible. Its one hundred thousand words provide useful ^commentary for more than ninety detailed maps of Palestine, the Mediterranean, the ^Near East, the Sinai, and Turkey. Learn of God's protection and guidance by following ^Israel's forty-year sojourn in the wilderness. Appreciate the results of the Great ^Commission to 'teach all nations' by seeing the scope of Paul's three missionary ^journeys.

 Dr. Barry Beitzel has blended the topographical and historical ^in multi-colored maps that accurately reflect evangelical Christianity. Pages of ^timeless information aid in sermon preparation and in personal Bible study. The ^Moody Atlas of Bible Lands is an invaluable asset to Sunday school ^teachers and to seminary and Bible college students. Text and unique maps make this ^one of the most useful and accurate atlases available today.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Table of Abbreviations

Table of Maps and ^Figures

Preface

1 - THE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE HOLY LAND

General ^Inroduction to Geography

Role of Geography in Understanding History

Role ^of Geography in Understanding the Bible

Geographic Overview of Palestine

As ^a Component of the Fertile Crescent

As a Component of the Fertile Crescent

As ^the Land Prepared by God

Theological borders

Western border

Northern ^border

Eastern border

Southern border

Historical terminology

Palestine ^

Canaan

Land of Aram/Syria

Israel

miscellanious terms:  ^Retenu, Djahy, Hurru, Hatti

Geopolicial districts

Cisjordan

Phoenicia

Galilee

Samaria

Judea

idumea

Transjordan

Bashan

Gaulanitis

Trachonitis

Auranitis

Batanea

Iturea

Gilead

Decapolis

Moab

Mishor

Perea

Edom

Midian

Physical ^topography

Coastal plain

Central Mountain spine

Jordan Rift Valley

Transjordanian ^plateau

Geology

Hyrdrology

Climate int he Promised Land

Forestation ^and land use

Cities:  their location and identification

Roadways ^and transportation

Notes for Chapter 1

2 - THE HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY ^OF THE HOLY LAND

Notes for Chapter 2

3 - THE HISTORY OF BILBICAL MAPMAKING

Introduction ^to Mapmaking

Ancient Mapmaking

Classical to Medieval Mapmaking

Early ^Modern to Contemporary Mapmaking

Notes for Chapter 3

Time Line

Indexes

Map ^Citation Index

Index of Scripture

Index of Extra-Biblical Literature

Selected ^Bibliography

BARRY J. BEITZEL (PhD, The Dropsie University; Fuller Theological ^Seminary; University of Pennsylvania) is professor of Old Testament and Semitic ^Languages at Trinity Evangelical University in Deerfield, Illinois. His published ^mapwork appears in the NLT Study Bible, the ESV Study Bible, and the NIV Study Bible. ^ Dr. Beitzel and his wife, Carol, reside in Gurnee, Illinois, and have three grown ^children.

"The Bible describes God who acts in history, in space, and time.  ^The New Moody Atlas of the Bible is the best resource I know to acquaint ^readers of the Bible with the 'space' of God's acts. Beitzel's writing is interesting ^and clear, and the maps and illustrations are outstanding. Every reader of ^the Bible should have this book."

- Tremper Longman III, PhD, Robert ^H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College

"The New Moody ^Atlas of the Bible by Barry Beitzel is an astonishingly rich resource for any ^student of the Bible. It is packed with clear and helpful maps, accurate and readable ^descriptions of the various lands that play a role in the Bible, and thorough and ^sensible discussions about debated issues. The reader is provided not only with ^detailed geographical information, but with a wonderful outline of the story of ^the Bible."

- Douglas J. Moo, PhD, Blanchard Professor of ^New Testament, Wheaton College

"This revision of Barry Beitzel's earlier volume ^preserves its strengths while offering numerous improvements: additional maps with ^improved labeling and graphic features, subject headings, updated discussions of ^controversial matters, and new material. This useable and practical atlas offers ^just he right amount of information to enable the reader to comprehend that time ^and space context is essential to biblical interpretation."

- John ^N. Oswalt, PhD, Research Professor of Old Testament, Wesley Biblical Seminary

"The ^New Moody Atlas of the Bible by Barry J. Beitzel is a superb reference work, ^with 118 clearly detailed maps. The author's text is quite comprehensive and is ^especially insightful in his detailed discussion of numerous passages of the Old ^Testament. Scholars will also find a treasure trove of information in the notes."

- ^Edwin M. Yamauchi, PhD, Professor of History Emeritus, Miami University, ^Oxford, Ohio



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About "The New Moody Atlas of the Bible"

The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands integrates the geography of Bible lands with the teachings of the Bible. Its one hundred thousand words provide useful commentary for more than ninety detailed maps of Palestine, the Mediterranean, the Near East, the Sinai, and Turkey. Learn of God's protection and guidance by following Israel's forty-year sojourn in the wilderness. Appreciate the results of the Great Commission to 'teach all nations' by seeing the scope of Paul's three missionary journeys.

Dr. Barry Beitzel has blended the topographical and historical in multi-colored maps that accurately reflect evangelical Christianity. Pages of timeless information aid in sermon preparation and in personal Bible study. The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands is an invaluable asset to Sunday school teachers and to seminary and Bible college students. Text and unique maps make this one of the most useful and accurate atlases available today.
^atlas has been updated and expanded to reach a broader audience.  All of the ^graphics are brand new, and every page was substantially rewritten, updated, and ^expanded to bring you more than one hundred thousand words that provide useful commentary ^throughout.  Superior photography, comprehensive geographic detail, award ^winning maps, distinctive theological discussion of geographical matters, and thorough ^documentation in the form of new indexes and 800+ endnotes set this atlas apart ^from the field. The New Moody Atlas of Bible Lands is an invaluable asset ^to Sunday school and home school teachers as well as seminary and Bible college ^students. 

The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands integrates the geography of Bible ^lands with the teachings of the Bible. Its one hundred thousand words provide useful ^commentary for more than ninety detailed maps of Palestine, the Mediterranean, the ^Near East, the Sinai, and Turkey. Learn of God's protection and guidance by following ^Israel's forty-year sojourn in the wilderness. Appreciate the results of the Great ^Commission to 'teach all nations' by seeing the scope of Paul's three missionary ^journeys.

 Dr. Barry Beitzel has blended the topographical and historical ^in multi-colored maps that accurately reflect evangelical Christianity. Pages of ^timeless information aid in sermon preparation and in personal Bible study. The ^Moody Atlas of Bible Lands is an invaluable asset to Sunday school ^teachers and to seminary and Bible college students. Text and unique maps make this ^one of the most useful and accurate atlases available today.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Table of Abbreviations

Table of Maps and ^Figures

Preface

1 - THE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE HOLY LAND

General ^Inroduction to Geography

Role of Geography in Understanding History

Role ^of Geography in Understanding the Bible

Geographic Overview of Palestine

As ^a Component of the Fertile Crescent

As a Component of the Fertile Crescent

As ^the Land Prepared by God

Theological borders

Western border

Northern ^border

Eastern border

Southern border

Historical terminology

Palestine ^

Canaan

Land of Aram/Syria

Israel

miscellanious terms:  ^Retenu, Djahy, Hurru, Hatti

Geopolicial districts

Cisjordan

Phoenicia

Galilee

Samaria

Judea

idumea

Transjordan

Bashan

Gaulanitis

Trachonitis

Auranitis

Batanea

Iturea

Gilead

Decapolis

Moab

Mishor

Perea

Edom

Midian

Physical ^topography

Coastal plain

Central Mountain spine

Jordan Rift Valley

Transjordanian ^plateau

Geology

Hyrdrology

Climate int he Promised Land

Forestation ^and land use

Cities:  their location and identification

Roadways ^and transportation

Notes for Chapter 1

2 - THE HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY ^OF THE HOLY LAND

Notes for Chapter 2

3 - THE HISTORY OF BILBICAL MAPMAKING

Introduction ^to Mapmaking

Ancient Mapmaking

Classical to Medieval Mapmaking

Early ^Modern to Contemporary Mapmaking

Notes for Chapter 3

Time Line

Indexes

Map ^Citation Index

Index of Scripture

Index of Extra-Biblical Literature

Selected ^Bibliography

BARRY J. BEITZEL (PhD, The Dropsie University; Fuller Theological ^Seminary; University of Pennsylvania) is professor of Old Testament and Semitic ^Languages at Trinity Evangelical University in Deerfield, Illinois. His published ^mapwork appears in the NLT Study Bible, the ESV Study Bible, and the NIV Study Bible. ^ Dr. Beitzel and his wife, Carol, reside in Gurnee, Illinois, and have three grown ^children.

"The Bible describes God who acts in history, in space, and time.  ^The New Moody Atlas of the Bible is the best resource I know to acquaint ^readers of the Bible with the 'space' of God's acts. Beitzel's writing is interesting ^and clear, and the maps and illustrations are outstanding. Every reader of ^the Bible should have this book."

- Tremper Longman III, PhD, Robert ^H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College

"The New Moody ^Atlas of the Bible by Barry Beitzel is an astonishingly rich resource for any ^student of the Bible. It is packed with clear and helpful maps, accurate and readable ^descriptions of the various lands that play a role in the Bible, and thorough and ^sensible discussions about debated issues. The reader is provided not only with ^detailed geographical information, but with a wonderful outline of the story of ^the Bible."

- Douglas J. Moo, PhD, Blanchard Professor of ^New Testament, Wheaton College

"This revision of Barry Beitzel's earlier volume ^preserves its strengths while offering numerous improvements: additional maps with ^improved labeling and graphic features, subject headings, updated discussions of ^controversial matters, and new material. This useable and practical atlas offers ^just he right amount of information to enable the reader to comprehend that time ^and space context is essential to biblical interpretation."

- John ^N. Oswalt, PhD, Research Professor of Old Testament, Wesley Biblical Seminary

"The ^New Moody Atlas of the Bible by Barry J. Beitzel is a superb reference work, ^with 118 clearly detailed maps. The author's text is quite comprehensive and is ^especially insightful in his detailed discussion of numerous passages of the Old ^Testament. Scholars will also find a treasure trove of information in the notes."

- ^Edwin M. Yamauchi, PhD, Professor of History Emeritus, Miami University, ^Oxford, Ohio


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Meet the Author

Barry Beitzel

Barry J. Beitzel (Ph.D., Dropsie University) is professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He has been at Trinity since 1976. He is the author of The Moody Atlas of the Bible and Biblica: The Bible Atlas - A Social and Historical Journey Through the Lands of the Bible

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  • Catalogue Code 330755
  • Product Code 9781575673721
  • ISBN 157567372X
  • EAN 9781575673721
  • Department Academic
  • Category Reference
  • Sub-Category Atlas/charts
  • Publisher Moody Publishers
  • Publication Date Oct 2009
  • Sales Rank #77050
  • DRM Adobe
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