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A visual tour of the promised land, from the stark vistas of the Judean wilderness to the lush banks of Jordan, for those who want to see the places of the Bible from the comfort of their own homesand from the best angles Laid out in a stunning series of color spreads, the history of the Holy Landfrom Bible times to the present dayis brought vividly to life. Peter Walker unearths the rich layers of history of this sacred place, exploring the backdrop to the events that occurred in Old Testament times through to critical moments such as the Muslim conquest, the crusades, and the modern rediscovery of Bible sites. The Holy Land frequently features in today's headlines as a much fought-for territory. Many know part of its story, as recounted in the Bible, but what happened after Jesus' time? This visually-led guide beautifully captures the richness of the area bringing its story to life in a magical way.
Peter Walker is the author of In the Steps of Jesus, In the Steps of Saint Paul, Jesus and His World, and The Jesus Way. He is Professor of New Testament at Trinity School of Ministry. He lives near Pittsburgh.