It all started here and Prof. F.F. Bruce tells the story. Relive the world-shaking events that brought us the Bible with the Jubilee Edition of Carta’s Compact Bible Atlas. Over 30 beautiful color maps tell the story, succinctly, accurately and pleasantly. Follow the rise and fall of civilizations while religions live on.
F F Bruce (1910 – 1990) was a Biblical scholar and one of the founders of the modern evangelical understanding of the Bible. His first book, New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? (1943), was voted by the American evangelical periodical Christianity Today in 2006 as one of the top 50 books “which had shaped evangelicals”. Bruce was educated educated at the University of Aberdeen, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and the University of Vienna. After teaching Greek for several years, first at the University of Edinburgh and then at the University of Leeds, he became head of the Department of Biblical History and Literature at the University of Sheffield in 1947. Aberdeen University bestowed an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree on him in 1957. In 1959 he moved to the University of Manchester where he became Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis. In his career he wrote over 40 books and served as editor of The Evangelical Quarterly and the Palestine Exploration Quarterly.