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An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture, The NIV Archaeological Study Bible sheds new light on the Bible. From the beginnings of Genesis to the end of Revelation, this new study Bible is filled with informative articles and full-color photographs of places and objects that will open your eyes to the historical context of the stories you read and the people you meet in Scripture. From kings and empires to weapons of war to clay pots used for carrying water, the archaeological record surrounding God's Word will help contextualize and inform your personal study.
- 4-color interior throughout
- Bottom of page study notes highlight and add further explanation to passages that speak on archaeological or cultural facts included in the Scripture
- Articles (520) covering one of the following five categories:
- Archaeological Sites (Hazor, Ugarit, Arad, Ephesus)
- Cultural and Historical Notes (ancient seals and scarabs, perfume and anointing, the missionary journeys of Paul)
- Ancient Peoples and Lands (the Persian empire, the history of Egypt)
- The Reliability of the Bible (the question of the Psalm superscripts, the reliability of Judges, the ending of Mark)
- Ancient Texts and Artifacts (the Mesha Stone, the Prayer of Confession)
- Approximately 500 4-color photographs interspersed throughout
- Detailed book introductions that provide basic, at-a-glance information
- Detailed charts on pertinent topics
- In-text color maps that assist the reader in placing the action
- Single-column format
- Side-column references
- Section headings
- Book introductions
- 8-point text
- 9.00" x 6.00" x 2.25"
Number of Pages: 2336
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.75 X 6.0 X 2.25 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
References: Side Column
Text Layout: In-Text Maps/Charts|Single Column
Text Size: 8 Point
Text Color: Red Letter
NIV Archaeological Study Bible, Bonded Leather Black 1984Zondervan / 2006 / Bonded Leather$29.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 186 Reviews
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NIV Archaeological Study Bible, Bonded Leather Black, Indexed 1984Zondervan / 2006 / Bonded Leather$59.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 186 Reviews
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NIV Archaeological Study Bible, Bonded Leather Burgundy 1984Zondervan / 2006 / Bonded Leather$29.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 186 Reviews
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NIV Archaeological Study Bible, Bonded Leather Burgundy, Thumb-Indexed 1984Zondervan / 2006 / Bonded Leather$39.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 186 Reviews
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n/a5 Stars Out Of 5NIV Archological BibleAugust 22, 2014n/aQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great resource for those of you that are interested in learning what was going on in the secular world during biblical times. Insightful is a one word description!
BibleanneAge: 45-54Gender: female3 Stars Out Of 5Use with CautionJanuary 26, 2014BibleanneAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 3Value: 3Meets Expectations: 2I saw my friend from Church had this bible and I looked through it with fascination. So, when I was given a gift certificate for Christianbook.com, I used it to purchase the book. It has been 2 years now since that happened and I have used this book as a reference but I found that some of the articles written had a tone that appeared to discount or intimate that God did not write this book. What I mean is, the articles seem to imply that some of the laws handed down in Exodus and Leviticus was because of other cultures or borrowed from other religions. There is some good information and insight into the culture of the days, but I think this bible is for the more mature and not for beginners. I talked to my friend who first introduced me to this bible and she too felt the same way.
Happy ReaderPortland, OregonAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5More than I expectedJune 28, 2013Happy ReaderPortland, OregonAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Was so excited to finally purchase this Bible. I know it will enhance my understanding of the Bible and things going on in the world when it was penned.
Lee ChristiRiverside, CAAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Love it. Look forward to my study time.March 1, 2012Lee ChristiRiverside, CAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This edition has excellent language simplification that is pertinent to devotional readers or scholars. The center reference is very helpful with additional corresponding scripture references to further pursue a topic. The print type is easy to read and the illustrations are a further learning opportunity.
Brian4 Stars Out Of 5I treasure trove of historical nuggets.February 27, 2012BrianQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4The personal size is perfect! The best Bible is one that you will read. This is the 2nd one that I have purchased. This one for my Godchild who really enjoys history and will be making his Confirmation this year. The shipping packaging could have been better. (Shipped loosely with other purchased items and several of the pages were folded over from being smashed by those items.)
Q: What size is "personal size" (in measurements)?
The personal size Bible in this version is 8.75" X 6.0" X 2.25". It is 1" smaller in height and width than the standard size "Archaeological Study Bible".
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