Carta’s In the Master’s Steps (Volume 1): The Gospels in the Land / January 01, 2014

Prod ID: C-Masters Steps 1 / Pub. Carta Jerusalem / Author:
Price: $25.00

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This volume, the first of four in The Carta New Testament Atlas, is about recent advances in history, geography, toponomy, and archaeology, the tools necessary to shed fresh light on the Gospels. The hope is that a better understanding of the physical setting and events that framed the life of Jesus can assist us to hear more clearly the message he proclaimed.

About the Author:

R. Steven Notley, Ph.D., is professor of Biblical Studies, distinguished professor of New Testament and Christian Origins and Director of Graduate Programs in Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins at the New York City campus of Nyack College. Professor Notley, who is at the cutting edge of modern New Testament research, combines his philological training with an intimate firsthand knowledge of biblical geography.

His works include, with Anson F. Rainey, The Sacred Bridge: Carta’s Atlas of the Biblical World (Jerusalem 2006, 2014) and its abridged version, Carta’s New Century Handbook and Atlas of the Bible (2007). With his mentor, the late David Flusser, he collaborated on the historical biography of Jesus (Jerusalem 1997, 2001), and with Ze’ev Safrai, he collected and annotated the Parables of the Sages: Jewish Wisdom from Jesus to Rav Ashi in Hebrew and also provided the translation for the Hebrew-English edition (Jerusalem 2011). He was also the editor for the collected studies, Jerusalem Studies in the Synoptic Gospels (Leiden 2005).

 Other volumes in preparation:

2. Jerusalem: City of The Great King
3. From Jerusalem to the Ends of the Earth: The Spread of the Early Church
4. Armageddon & The Apocalypse: Mapping the End of Days

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  1. (verified owner) Herbert Chan

    This tool explains how historical geography, Biblical languages, and literatures in second temple period can work together to illuminate the Gospels. The photos and maps are terrific for teaching! The hyperlinks to the Biblical texts and other extra-Biblical resources such as Josephus, Dead Sea Scrolls, Talmudim, Eusebius, etc make it so precious! I owned the hardcopy but still want this soft-version for looking-up the hyperlinked texts more easily.

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