Illustrated Family Bible - (DK Bibles and Bible Guides) by Claude-Bernard Costecalde (Hardcover)
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About the BookCreated in association with a transdenominational team of educational experts, DK's stunning new illustrated Bible provides explications of particular passages and clear explanations of key words supported by extensive maps and more than 750 works of art and photographs. "Understanding the Story" sections reveal the real meaning of numerous passages.
Updated and revised with new typography and refreshed illustrations, DK's Illustrated Family Bible takes a new visual approach to understanding the Bible that will inspire the whole family.
Using original text from the New International Version, this richly illustrated and accessible Bible offers interpretation of the most important stories of the Old and New Testaments -- from Abraham and the chosen people to the birth of Jesus and the Revelation. Superb artworks convey the drama of the Bible texts, bringing characters and places to life, while comprehensive background information, including maps and photographs, set the stories in historical, social, and geographical context. Highlighted panels explain key words, phrases, and concepts within the text, with clear chapter and verse references encouraging young readers and families to think and learn, making for a wonderful and meaningful introduction to the greatest story ever told.
About the AuthorPeter Dennis is an artist and illustrator based in England. After studying at Liverpool Art College, he began his career as an illustrator with a distinctive talent for historical subjects with a specific emphasis on weaponry and combat. Dennis has contributed to such works as Illustrated Family Bible, Longbowman versus Crossbownman: Hundred Years' War 1337-60, and The Pilum: The Roman Heavy Javelin. Claude-Bernard Costecalde has a master's degree in theology as well as a diploma in advanced studies in anthropology, philosophy, and Semitic languages, and a doctorate in the science of religions--both from the Sorbonne, Paris. As a publisher in his own right, Dr. Costecalde is committed to producing books about the Bible for both Christian and nonreligious readers.