Category Archives: History

New drawings of the Development of the Temple Mount.

Our Image Library contains reconstruction drawings of Jerusalem in the various periods. I made different versions of them for the ESV Study Bible and for the Chronological Life Application Study Bible. However, when compiling our latest book, a Guide Book … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – The Temple Mount – A Carta guide book

We promised to report on our new: “Jerusalem – The Temple Mount – A Carta Guide Book”.  Incredibly, this is the first true guide book to the Temple Mount to be published since 1925, when the Supreme Muslim Council published … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – The Temple Mount

The Temple Mount has been in turmoil recently. Every day there is some news about violence between Jews and Muslims on the Holy Mount. And the tourists are caught in the middle. Ynetnews published an article today called “Powder keg on … Continue reading

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Newly released historic film collection includes scenes of the Holy Land

Israel’s History – a Picture a day announced that: The giant newsreel archive British Pathé, released its entire collection of 85,000 films to the public this week. The films, dating from 1896 to 1976, include hundreds of newsreels from Palestine prior … Continue reading

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Kh. el-Maqatir – ‘Joshua’s Ai’ Exhibition

The Associates for Biblical Research announced the opening of an exhibition called: “Khirbet el-Maqatir: The History of a Biblical Site” at the Dunham Bible Museum of Houston Baptist University, January 21st through December, 2014″ Khirbet el-Maqatir: History of a Biblical … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – new reconstruction drawings

Our Image Library has been updated with many new drawings. There are two new series on Jerusalem, new reconstruction drawings in portrait orientation of the Tabernacle, the Temples of Solomon and Herod, also of Herodium and other sites. Throughout its … Continue reading

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Jerusalem the Movie filmed in iMax 3D

About two years ago, we mentioned in a post that an epic movie about Jerusalem was being made in iMax format. As of August 16, this year, the movie has been released and will be distributed by National Graphic. It … Continue reading

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Top Ten Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology in 2012

ARTIFAX magazine and The Book & The Spade radio program have published the Top Ten Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology in 2012. Both organisations are interested in archaeology from the biblical point of view. Many more discoveries were made in 2012, … Continue reading

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Chronological Life Application Study Bible

Last week I received a copy of the new Chronological Life Application Study Bible, produced by Tyndale House Publishers. Its approach is quite unique in that the chapters are arranged in chronological order. As an example, it was surprising, but … Continue reading

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Virtual Walking Tour of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem

Although it has been online for a while, this Virtual Walking Tour of the Temple Mount remains fascinating to watch. It has been produced by the Saudi Aramco World. Haram al-Sharif, as the Temple Mount is known in Arabic, is … Continue reading

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