Lion Handbook to the Bible
Easy to understand and helpful for studying the bible or just finding a simple explanation, this is almost the ideal accompaniment to studying the Bible with a wealth of helpful pictures, maps and insights into the culture of the time of some of the writings. Readers familiar with earlier editions will find the well loved excellent photography, readable, text and superb design up-dated with recent developments and research representing excellent value for money.
Bound in handsome blue and gold stiffened covers, the book offers over 800 pages and 700 photos and illustrations geared mainly for the average, non-academic reader. 100 or so opening pages form an introduction, explaining the Holy Book's setting, structure, history, and relevance to today.
Eeach book of the Bible is extensively covered, with insights into the most famous stories, and explanations of the not so well-known passages. Separate coloured panels give extra focus to various Biblical characters and issues such as Jewish law, customs, architecture and many more.
This is revised fourth edition is probably the best book to have next to your Bible. First published in 1973, it has been continuously in print ever since, selling approaching 3.5 million copies worldwide. For this new edition a number of articles will be revised in the light of recent discoveries and developments in scholarship.