JEAN-PIERRE ISBOUTS is a humanities scholar and graduate professor in the doctoral programs at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California. He has published widely on the origins of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, including the bestsellerBiblical World- An Illustrated Atlas;Young Jesus- Restoring the "Lost Years" of a Social Activist and Religious Dissident;From Moses to Muhammed; The Shared Origins of Judaism, Christianity and Islam; andThe Mysteries of Jesus. An award-winning filmmaker, Isbouts has also produced Charlton Heston'sVoyage Through the Bible,The Quest for Peace, andYoung Jesus.
Rooted in modern scholarship, this richly illustrated book provides a sweeping overview of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the past few decades, revolutionizing understanding of ancient Israel, Egypt, and Roman Judea in the time of Jesus. --SirReadaLot.org