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Baker Books The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook

With over 1100 pages of comprehensive information and insightful commentary, striking photographs and colorful maps, easy-to-understand charts and outtakes, The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook is an exhaustive but reader friendly companion that will guide you on an exciting journey through the Bible.

Each of the Biblical books is covered in detail by a leading evangelical scholar and is also emphasized within the larger narrative framework of the Bible which is called The Grand Story of the Bible. Each biblical book is provided with a comprehensive outline, and the history surrounding each book is noted and explained clearly in accessible non-technical language. Finally, the message of each book is applied directly to our lives, stressing the ongoing relevance of the Bible today! This makes the Handbook not only comprehensive in the information it provides, but also in its concern that the Bible's teachings impact our lives.

Features:
  • Over 500 Full-Color illustrations and Photos.
  • Enhances Bible reading while stressing the importance of the Bible to our lives today.
  • A Comprehensive book-by-book guide to the Bible.
  • 80 Maps & Charts.
  • 100 articles written by over 50 leading, biblically faithful evangelical scholars.
  • Over 1100 full-color pages!
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
Review 1 for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
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So very disappointed in the very first "Book".

Date:August 30, 2012
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Tweeter
Location:Wausaukee, Wi
Age:55-65
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Baker's Book appears beautiful. The binding and pics and everything are great! It was even recommended in Christian Mag. Ads. What is wrong is the information within it's pages....ERROR after ERROR. I spent hours searching for correct answers to misquotes or dumb questions from Baker. (and I have only gone through the Book of Genesis). Maybe he is too intent on the NIV version of the Bible as he likes to quote it. I use the KJV. * Why ask why Jacob is called Israel.......God is the one who gave him this name when he wrestled with him in earlier chapters. * Why question Joseph's lavishing attention on Benjamin over his other brothers. Benjamin and Joseph had the same parents (full brothers) and Benjamin had nothing to do with the sale of Joseph years earlier. * And there was the problem with Sarah never seeing Iassc after he was a youngster according to Baker. I wish I could return this book but I have had it too long. Very expensive and not very helpful. If you truly study the Bible I do not recommend this book. Nancy
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Review 2 for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
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Date:May 8, 2012
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Buzzett
Age:45-54
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Very good book highly recommend it, it is very easy to follow and understand.
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Review 3 for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
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Love this book.

Date:May 7, 2012
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Betsy
Location:Port Clyde, Maine
Age:45-54
Gender:female
This book is so interesting. Full of information in text and pictures. I am learning something new every day.
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Review 4 for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
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Gives details and history that are very helpful.

Date:April 4, 2012
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Doogie
Age:Over 65
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I am using this book to help me teach an overview of the Bible to middle schoolers. It gives details and history that are very helpful.
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Review 5 for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
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Date:January 27, 2012
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Grandma
Location:Ridgeway, VA
Age:Over 65
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I found the book to be very informative and full of biblical
history.
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Review 6 for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
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I like the features this book has

Date:January 11, 2012
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EvelynMiller
Location:Dickinson, ND
Age:55-65
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The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook is a great tool to have while reading the Bible, it gives a better meaning whle studying the Bible
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Review 7 for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
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Baker Bible Handbook

Date:December 30, 2011
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Don R. Fauquier- D.d.
Location:Richardson TX
Age:Over 65
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The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook tells the stories of scripture without using the text of the Bible. It is also wonderfully illustrated.
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Review 8 for The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
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Brings the Bible alive with pictures, maps, & more

Date:December 7, 2011
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Bob Hayton
Location:St. Paul, MN
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"The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook" is such an attractive and beautiful book, I just had to try my hand at providing a video review. The book is as useful and informative as it is visually stunning. Unfortunately, my video review will not be of a high enough quality to do justice to the book. But please watch and let me know what you think. You should be able to watch the video review with the link below.
Disclaimer: This book was provided by Baker Books. I was under no obligation to offer a favorable review.
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