Nelson's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Bible is like owning an entire library of Bible background works and historical reference tools-in one convenient volume! The "Atlas of Biblical History" provides an overview of significant turning points in biblical history, with maps, timelines, and special features on key people and places. A "Peoples and Empires" section offers intriguing insights on the nations that influenced the culture of the Jews and early Christians.
This information-packed volume also contains a detailed study of the life, ministry, and message of Jesus-plus a comprehensive survey of life in Bible times, including family life, social customs, and religious beliefs and practices from Abraham to the early church.
Contemporary graphics visually enhance the biblical and historical images, making this the most complete, accurate, and eye-appealing Bible encyclopedia you'll find anywhere!