The Sacred Bridge: Carta's Atlas of the Biblical World (Hardcover)
The gold standard of Bible atlases Documenting over 3,000 years of history, The Sacred Bridge is an up-to-date depiction of Biblical history, geography, and archaeology that incorporates ancient Near Eastern sources into the narrative of the Atlas. With impeccable scholarship, this stunning Bible atlas contains full-color maps, pictures, and diagrams that reflect 10 years of research. Every ancient extra-biblical passage is interpreted firsthand, from its native language. Up-to-date archaeological evidence has been included and explained wherever relevant.
Unique features of The Sacred Bridge
- Includes chronological overviews of the ancient Near East
- This is the first Atlas to adopt the modern approach to the study of the Levant as a geographical/historical entity.
- New Testament geography, especially that of the Gospels, is interpreted in light of new understanding resulting from discoveries such as the Dead Sea Scrolls.
- Detailed references to the most recent scholarly works on ancient texts consulted and cited for each period of ancient history.
- Reasoned proposals for the identification and location of ancient sites.
- Ecology, Sociology and Geopolitical economy of Ancient Israel and her neighbors emphasized.
About the Author
R. Steven Notley is Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins on the New York City campus of Nyack College and director of its graduate programs in Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins. He is the coauthor of many books and articles including The Sacred Bridge: Carta s Atlas of the Biblical World, The Sage from Galilee: Rediscovering Jesus Jewish Genius, Parables of the Sages, and A Triglott Edition with Notes and Commentary."