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The Bible with archaeological and historical study notes

The ideal Bible for understanding the text in its initial context, avoiding erroneous interpretations due to historical distance, and perceiving what makes it specific.

The Bible with archaeological and historical study notes

Was baptism practiced anywhere other than Christianity? What do we think of the similarities between ancient literature (especially mythical) and the Bible? Does the belief in demons simply reflect the ancient system of thought? What to think of the Shroud of Turin? When did the exodus take place and what evidence do we have? What do we really know about the location of Jesus' tomb? It is these questions and many others that you are asking yourself (or not...) that "The Segond 21 Bible with archaeological and historical study notes" seeks to answer. It helps us place the text in its context (a past that often escapes us) to understand it correctly.
The Bible with archaeological and historical study notesThe Bible with archaeological and historical study notes
The Bible with archaeological and historical study notesThe Bible with archaeological and historical study notes

Bible Highlights

On the pages of the biblical text:
  • introductions to biblical books with theses on the writing, the initial recipients and context, chronological benchmarks, themes
  • parallel references in the margins
  • 706 articles offering: information available through archeology on numerous sites, people and objects from the biblical era, with color photos; the different theses relating to the time and the historicity of the events as well as to the writing of the books, with interest in the question of the reliability of the Bible; quotes from ancient texts close to biblical texts; information on Israel's neighboring civilizations, with an indication of differences and similarities
  • approx. 8000 comments offering historical and cultural information
  • words of Jesus in red
  • color photos which help to visualize things better
  • compact size: 16 x 24 cm
Notes related to the Segond 21 translation In the appendix:
  • summary of the history of the region of Israel
  • dictionary * index of articles
  • concordance incorporating references to useful articles and comments
  • color maps with toponym index