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"Extraordinary investigation into the origins and background of the Bible" --The Observer (U.K.)
As seen on the Discovery Channel
"Stunning photography and a remarkable commentary" --The Observer (U.K.)
A global search for the roots of the Bible
No single work has shaped Western civilization more than the Bible. In this provocative seven-part series, renowned archaeologist John Romer (Ancient Lives) traces the roots of the world’s most important book in light of archaeological evidence. Who wrote the Bible? Where did the story of creation come from? What can archaeology tell us about Abraham, the Exodus, and Jesus of Nazareth?
Join Romer as he visits dig sites at Jericho, Jerusalem, and elsewhere to uncover the motives and methods of the people who told the sacred story, attacked it, defended it, and transformed it throughout history. For believers and nonbelievers alike, this fascinating journey reveals the Bible not only as a record of historical events, but also as a profound profession of faith that still holds our hearts and minds.
One of the world’s foremost archaeologists, John Romer led the Brooklyn Museum’s expedition to excavate the tomb of Ramesses XI. Since 1979, he has served as president of the Theban Foundation, an organization for the preservation of Egyptian royal tombs.
I first viewed this work in about 1989 and it, through John Romer, cleared up a lot of Biblical mysteries. Read morePublished 2 months ago by William M Parks
I like John Romers voice i would fall asleep listening to this program on tape glad it is now on dvd. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Maxwell H
If you enjoy history, and especially the history of the Bible, you need to read this book.Published 4 months ago by Radio Enthusiast
Romer at his worst never disappoints. Testament is Romer at his scholarly and interpersonal best.Published 5 months ago by Frank W. Grasso
Romer has a great feeling for his material, as he looks at the Bible through the eyes of a historian and archeologist. Read morePublished 9 months ago by DC Smith
Most convincing Agnostic I have ever listened to. True, the series is full of "Stunning photography and a remarkable commentary" --The Observer (U.K.) I did enjoy the tour. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rick W. Jones