Author(s): J. R. Porter
The Bible" distills the essence of the earthshaking tome that helped shape the western world and continues to offer inspiration, guidance and comfort to billions of people worldwide. With his extensive scholarship, lively storytelling and unrivalled passion for the subject matter, Porter brings to vibrant life the figures, places, episodes, and themes of arguably the greatest stories ever told. Offering depth and clarity, "The Illustrated Guide to the Bible" not only brings the many characters and events to life, it also explores the underlying significance of topics and explains the meaning of important themes and symbols. Including a highly useful book-by-book summary of what is still the most widely distributed book in the world, this is an essential reference work for any home or library.
1999. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the spine ends. The d/w is unclipped and near fine.