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Archaeology of the Bible : The Greatest Discoveries from Genesis to the Roman Era (Hardcover)

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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.
Number of Pages: 352
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Jean-Pierre Isbouts
Language: English
Street Date: October 25, 2016
TCIN: 51859751
UPC: 9781426217043
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-8218
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