Designed for the Christian visitor to Israel, this extensively researched guide is invaluable as a record of Christian influence on the landscape of Israel. Its ten itineraries cover routes as diverse as Bethlehem, Hebron and Qumran, and allow for day trips across the border into Jordan and the Sinai. Packed full of just about everything a visitor could wish to know: a detailed description of each location’s history, points of interest to visit at each site, and advice on how to travel from place to place.
G S P Freeman-Grenville has written extensively on the Middle East and Africa, with speicific interests in Islam and Muslim-Christian interractions; the Holy Land; and Africa’s coasts. He is the author of The Wordsworth Book of the Kings and Queens of England, Islam: An Illustrated History, and The Land of Jesus: Then and Now; to name but a few of his many publications.