The Bible is many things to many people: a literal revelation of God's word, a guide for life, or simply the most wonderful set of stories ever told. DK's stunning new edition includes all the best-known tales, and selected passages from the transdenominational New International Version are illustrated with photographs of contemporary artifacts, peoples, and the lands of the Bible. Developed by a team of educators, scholars, and advisors, explications of particular passages and key words are clear and concise. This essential Bible reader will form the cornerstone of any family's knowledge of scripture with its unique illustrative approach which reveals the Bible's true historical and human background for the whole family.
Features a who's who of important figures
"Understanding the Story" sections reveal the real meaning of numerous Biblical passages
Numerous special feature spreads explain major Biblical themes.