Item description for Unwrapping the Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms the Biblical Timeline [With DVD] by John Ashton & David Down...
Overview From the boy-king Tutankhamen to Rameses II, Egyptian pharaohs spring to life---and help confirm the biblical accuracy of ancient history with an accurate and compelling timeline. Enter the mysterious world of Cleopatra, the Hebrew Exodus, and the pyramids with this fascinating text and beautiful color photographs and illustrations. Includes DVD. 272 pages, 8.5" x 11" hardcover.
Publishers Description INCLUDES FREE 90 MINUTE DVD Enjoy a breathtaking journey through the pyramids and temples of Egypt with author and archaeologist David Down. Go deep into ancient tombs, discover the fascinating architecture and history of the pyramids, and experience Egyptian history in a way you never have before. From the ancient to the sacred, you cannot miss the opportunity to delve within the secret rooms of the pharaohs and find an astonishing connection to the biblical timeline Adults and children alike have been fascinated with the Egyptian civilization for decades, but most modern archaeologists have lately tried to use Egyptian chronology to dispute the biblical record of Joseph, Moses, and the Exodus. Those who wish to defend their faith in the accuracy of the Bible now have hope ??? this book provides an accurate and compelling new chronology that confirms the biblical account. Master Books is always evolution-free.
Community Description Adults and children alike have been fascinated with the Egyptian civilization for decades, but most modern archaeologists have lately tried to use Egyptian chronology to dispute the biblical record of Joseph, Moses, and the Exodus. Students from high school to the college level are faced with a challenge to their faith as teachers cite the traditional chronology as fact to discredit the biblical account of Exodus. Those who wish to defend their faith in the accuracy of the Bible now have hope in this exciting new book that provides an accurate and compelling new chronology that confirms the biblical account.
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Studio: Master Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.04" Width: 8.76" Height: 0.74" Weight: 2.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 22, 2006
Publisher New Leaf Press/Master Books
ISBN 0890514682 ISBN13 9780890514689
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More About John Ashton & David Down
Christopher C. Rowland is Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture, Queen's College, Oxford. Crispin Fletcher-Louis is Lecturer in New Testament Studies at King's College, London.
Reviews - What do customers think about Unwrapping the Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms the Biblical Timeline?
an amazing synthesis of history Mar 25, 2007
I recently discovered this book while flipping through a book magazine. Since I have seen very little of Egyptian history in conjecture with the Bible I thought that I would pick this up. All I can say is wow. I am a history major in college and I have never seen a more unique and convincing synthesis of Egyptian history. David Down really impressed me. His idea is very simple and very direct. He believes that if we are to understand history that we should look at the history of the Hittites, the Egyptians and Hebrews. He believes that by looking at all three together we will see them line up. He appears to be right about this assumption. He gives convincing evidence that would be hard to refute. He covers a broad spectrum of material that is concise but strong. Being an archaeologist for the last 48 years has really made David Down a great professional in his field. He goes through every dynasty of Egyptian history and matches it with World history. Very well done! My highest recommendations for this book! By the way, the chapters about dynasties 18 and 19 are some of the best chapters.
Puts all the chronologies in line with Biblical history Jan 15, 2007
This book is a very readable book, although I'd have liked to see a bit more depth. It does however manage to put the chronologies of Velikovsky and Courville and the like into one coherent chronology and ties this in to the Biblical History, something that I've struggled a bit with, not being an Egyptologist. It provides a really helpful overview that is easy to read and is hence a good starting point to launch out into deeper studies. An excellent book.
Well worth the Money! Jan 9, 2007
This book is fantastic! Not only do you get a book though, you also get a movie and that is an added bonus for the money. The nice thing is that the movie isn't some five minute blurb, but a full hour and a half. Money spent on this purchase was worth it.
An Indispensable Resource Jan 9, 2007
John Ashton and David Down have put together a very impressive document utilizing a revised Egyptian chronology. The book is very well-presented and easy to read, the pictures are breathtaking, and the research is very well-done, making good use of a plethora of sources as indicated by their extensive bibliography and use of footnotes. As a Young Earth Creationist, I was delighted to see an Egyptian chronology which meshed with the Biblical timeline, and the authors do an excellent job with their work regarding Emmanuel Velikovsky's theories regarding the Third Intermediate Period. The work done by Ashton and Down have led to interesting conclusions such as that regarding the the Queen of Sheba's correlation to Queen Hatshepsut, as well as the conclusion naming Khasekhemre-Neferhotep I and Sesostris III as the pharaohs of the Israelite Exodus and Oppression, respectively. This book became one of my most-used resources in a college-level paper I wrote for a history class at the Pennsylvania State University regarding the dates of the Hebrew Exodus. I am very pleased to recommend it.