In the Steps of Jesus An Illustrated Guide to the Places of the Holy Land

ISBN-10: 0310276470

ISBN-13: 9780310276470

Edition: 2007

Authors: Peter Walker

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Trace the footsteps of Jesus through the land where he lived and ministered and you'll gain new insights into his teachings and deepen your understanding of Jesus himself. Biblical scholar Peter Walker guides you on an eye-opening, faith-deepening journey to places of vital importance in the ministry of the Messiah. Using the gospel of Luke as its road map, In the Steps of Jesus: Follows the chronology of Jesus' life as it builds to its climax in Jerusalem, Fires your imagination with a wealth of stunning full-color photos, Covers all the sites Jesus visited in the Gospels, Explains historical backgrounds, geography, and archaeology, Provides numerous maps, diagrams, and timelines, Describes the different locations as they are today. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 10/14/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Peter Walker is a New Zealander who has lived in London since 1986. He worked for seven years on the Independent and three on the Independent on Sunday where he was Foreign Editor. He has also written for the Financial Times and Granta. His first book, The Fox Boy, was published by Bloomsbury in 2001 and was widely praised.

Introduction
Luke: the man behind the message
Luke's perspective on Jesus
Key dates around the time of Jesus
Josephus on John the Baptist and Jesus
Key dates in the Holy Land
Bethelem
Map of Palestine in Jesus' day
Humble beginnings
The star of Bethlehem
Key dates: Bethlehem
Bethlehem Today
Jerome in Bethlehem
Nazareth
Map of Galilee
Childhood locations
Ancient Sepphoris
Locating Cana
Key dates: Nazareth
Nazareth Today
The Nazareth Decree
Life in Jesus' day
The River Jordan
Baptism and renewal
Qumran, the Essenes and John the Baptist
Key dates: the River Jordan
The River Jordan Today
Baptism in the Jordan
The Judean Desert
Testing in the wilderness
Geological features of the Desert
Key dates: the Judean Desert
The Judean Desert Today
Map of monasteries in the Judean Desert
The Desert Fathers
Galilee and its villages
Scenes of public ministry
Josephus' description of Lake Galilee
The locations of Jesus' ministry in Galilee
Map of Lake Galilee
Galilean imagery in Jesus' teaching
Key dates: Galilee and its villages
Galilee Today
Visiting Galilee
Samaria
The enemy within
Samaria in the fourth century
The Samaritans according to Josephus
Samaria Today
Key dates: Samaria
The Crusades
Caesarea Philippi
Time for a decision
The scene of the transfiguration: Tabor or Hermon?
Key dates: Caesarea Philippi
Caesarea Philippi Today
Jericho
The lowest city in the world
The Dead Sea
The seige of Masada
Key dates: Jericho
Jericho Today
The Bordeaux Pilgrim's visit to Jericho and Jerusalem
Bethany
A quiet haven
Key dates: Bethany
Bethany Today
Egeria's visit to Bethany
The Mount of Olive's
Jesus' favoured location
Map of the Mount of Olives
Key dates: The Mount of Olives
The Mount of Olives Today
Eusebius and the Mount of Olives
A weekend in modem Jerusalem
The Temple
The heart of the nation
The Herodian Temple
The destruction of the Temple
Key dates: The Temple
The Temple Today
Jerusalem
The 'holy city'?
Celebrating Passover in Jesus' day
Map of Jerusalem in Jesus' day
Pontius Pilate
Simon of Cyrene and John Mark
Key dates: Jerusalem
Jerusalem Today
Jerusalem's moving walls
Jerusalem in the book of Acts
Visitors to Jerusalem in the nineteenth century
Golgotha and the tomb
From death to life
Crucifixion in the ancient world
First-century burial practices
Key dates: Golgotha and the tomb
Golgotha Today
Eusebius' description of Christ's tomb and Constantine's buildings
Christian celebration in Byzantine Jerusalem
Emmaus
Travelling along the way
Key dates: Emmaus
Emmaus Today
Emmaus: the continuing journey
Index
Further Reading
Picture Acknowledgments
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