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 bestselleraBiblical World- An Illustrated Atlas;aYoung Jesus- Restoring the oLost Yearso of a Social Activist and Religious Dissident;aFrom Moses to Muhammed; The Shared Origins of Judaism, Christianity and Islam; andaThe Mysteries of Jesus. An award-winning filmmaker, Isbouts has also produced Charlton Heston'saVoyage Through the Bible,aThe Quest for Peace, andaYoung 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