Bible Time Line Pamphlet
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Bible Time Line is the best-selling Bible timeline sold in Christian stores. It covers from Genesis to Revelation in a glance! Bible Time Line pamphlet shows hundreds of events in biblical history side-by-side with world and Middle East history. Know the 200 most important people and events in the Bible, including all of the kings and prophets. Compare biblical events to world events chronologically.
For example, Bible Time Line makes fascinating comparisons: The first Olympic games in Greece were at the time of Jonah in the Old Testament. This handy pamphlet is filled with full-color illustrations and photographs. There is no better timeline of Bible history for Bible studies, church groups, Sunday schools, and small groups. 12 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 33 inches long
The Bible Time Line Covers Every Major Event in Bible History
It begins with Genesis and Adam and Eve, through the life of Abraham, and ends with the life of the apostle John and the Book of Revelation. The pamphlet provides key dates, events, and leaders from the Bible, world and Middle Eastern history. You will gain a new perspective on the place and time of biblical history when you see the comparisons.
Fascinating Facts: Compare Bible History and World History
Old Testament Events
- The first recorded Olympic game in Greece was held during the time of Jonah.
- Daniel lived in Babylon at the same time Confucius was in China and Buddha was in India.
- Moses was leading the Exodus while the Sheng Dynasty was flourishing in China.
- The Greek historian Homer lived during the time of Isaiah, Amos, and Micah.
New Testament Events
- Mt. Vesuvius erupted and buried the city of Pompeii just 50 years after Jesus' death and resurrection. The apostle John probably would have known about it.
- Emperor Caligula who ruled 7 years after Jesus' resurrection was a madman. He made his horse a senator.
- When Paul was taken under guard to Rome, he didn't see the Colosseum. It was built 4 years after his death.
- Emperor Nero, who had Peter and Paul executed, also had his wife and mother killed.
What Makes Bible Time Line the Best and Most Affordable Bible Chronology
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I was recently provided a Bible Time Line from Rose Publishing in exchange for a written review. This is yet another very helpful resource produced by our friends at Rose.
All the standard bells and whistles come with this Rose Resource:
- High gloss
- Vivid illustrations
- Great attention to detail
- Ease of visual navigation
What I especially like about this time line is the integration of Biblical history with both Middle Eastern and world history time lines. Most Bible time lines I typically see only provide information, dates and people for events that occurred within the scope of Biblical history with little or no comparison to what was happening at the same time during histories not recorded within the sacred text. To be able to do a "stare and compare" of sorts between Biblical and other world events, is invaluable and helps put the student's study of biblical data into its proper context.
It looks like Rose has truly capitalized on their extensive research on other projects to really integrate that information, in the form of illustrations, pictures, and other graphic helps, within this time line.
To help keep the user on track, the time line lists the books of the Bible at the top of each era of history along the way. This is a great quick-reference tool to easily find where a particular book you're studying fits in the overall picture.
I only have one concern and its pretty minimal. The time line makes reference to the standard "ages" used by evolutionary scientists (Bronze Age, Iron Age, etc). I've recently been exposed to some evidence that seems to indicate these categories for eras of world history are not only not very helpful, but may even be completely false and essentially created by someone completely unqualified to do so. Check out Creation dot com for more on the "ages" debate.
Overall, a great resource. I've yet to meet a Rose publication I didn't like. The Bible Timeline pamphlet is certainly no exception.