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In our experience the preparation done before the trip enhances the journey. Take advantage of your church and public libraries, and local bookstores further materials which will assist you in familiarizing yourself with the history, culture and sites of Israel. The following books will heighten your knowledge of the history, culture and story of the Holy Land.

The Holy Bible

Armstrong, Karen. Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths. New York: A. Knopf, 1996.

Chacour, Elias. We Belong to the Land. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1990.

Chacour, Elias. Blood Brothers. Grand Rapids: Chosen Books, 1984.

Ben-Dov, Meir. In the Shadow of the Temple. Jerusalem: Keter Publishing House, 1982.

Bright, John. History of Israel. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1981.

Efird, James M. These Things Were Written. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1978.

Jesus and His Times. New York: The Reader's Digest Association, 1987.

Matthews, Victor H. Manners and Customs in the Bible. Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers, 1990.

Pixner, Bargil. With Jesus in Jerusalem - His First and Last Days in Judea. Israel: Corazin Publishing, 1996.

Pixner, Bargil. With Jesus through Galilee According to the Fifth Gospel. Israel: Corazin Publishing, 1992.

Shipler, David K. Arab and Jew. New York: Viking Penguin, 1987.

Storyteller's Companion to the Bible, Vol. I - VII. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995.

Miller, Judith. God Has 99 Names. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Biblical Archeological Review


Michener, James A. The Source. New York: Fawcett Crest, 1965.

If you would like to recommend additional resources (books, videos or web sties) to be added to the Holy Land Bibliography please list them under 'comments' on the Request Information Form. Thank you.


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