Readers who desire a more intimate knowledge of the historical context of the Bible will appreciate the NIV Archaeological Study Bible. Full of informative articles and full-color photographs of places and objects from biblical times, this Bible examines the archaeological record surrounding God s Word and brings the biblical world to life. Your personal study will be enriched as you become more informed about the empires, places, and peoples of the ancient world.
Full-color interior throughout
Bottom-of-page study notes exploring passages that speak on archaeological and cultural facts
Articles (520) covering five main categories: Archaeological Sites, Cultural and Historical Notes, Ancient Peoples and Lands, the Reliability of the Bible, and Ancient Texts and Artifacts
Approximately 500 4-color photographs interspersed throughout
Detailed book introductions that provide basic, at-a-glance information
Detailed charts on pertinent topics
In-text color maps that assist you in placing the action"