THE LAND AND THE BOOK: An Introduction to the World of the Bible
by Charles R. Page II and Carl A. Volz
In this volume Charles R. Page II and Carl A. Volz guide readers through the world of the Bible, th eland where the decisive religious experiences of the ancient Israelites and the earliest Christians took place. One cannot understand Judaism or Christianity without knowing not only the history and culture but also the geography of the biblical lands. Here the authors bring together the fruits of contemporary historical and archaeological research to introduce the writings, events, and, most important, the land of the Bible.