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Nelson's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Bible Facts Volume 1: The Land and the People
Nelson's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Bible Facts Volume 1 The Land and the People Author:J.I. Packer Who, as an unborn child, leaped for joy in his mother's womb? What Jewish woman saved her people by marrying a Gentile king? For what crime were the earliest Christians punished by Roman authorities? Who is the first reported casualty of long-winded preaching? — With Nelson's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Bible Facts you have at your fingertips ... more »thousands of fascinating facts and insights that provide answers to these and hundreds of other questions about the Book of books.
Written and compiled by dedicated scholars whose expertise enlightens every passage, these volumes are your key to unlocking the wonders and mysteries of the Bible. Nelson's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Bible Facts offers...
Over 6,000 significant topics of interest and facts that cover everything from biblical history to plants and herbs to art.
Easy-to-follow charts, maps, and diagrams that turn dry history into "you are there" understanding.
45 major sections that collect all related biblical information into easy-to-use chapters.
Scripture references that accompany most entries allow you to move directly to Bible study.
Newly discovered facts from archaeological finds that shed new light on Bible times.
Book-by-book outlines of the Bible to provide quick reference summaries of the background and content of each book.
A comprehensive subject index provides ready access to all the answers to your questions.
Nelson's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Bible Facts will guide both the experienced and the beginning student of the Bible to the riches of the Scripture.« less