The Holy Land

The Archaeology and Geography of Israel

  • The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands, by Barry J. Beitzel
  • Baker’s Concise Bible Atlas, by J. Carl Laney
  • Zondervan NIV Atlas of the Bible, by Carl G. Rasmussen
  • Recent Archaeology in the Land of Israel, by Hershel Shanks & Benjamin Mazar, eds.
  • Holman Book of Biblical Charts, Maps and Reconstructions, by Marsha A. Ellis Smith

The History of Israel

  • Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel, by Eugene H. Merrill
  • The Words and Works of Jesus Christ: A Study of the Life of Christ, by J. Dwight Pentecost
  • O Jerusalem!, by Larry Collins & Dominique Lapierre

Historical Fiction Related to Israel

  • Israel, My Beloved, by Kay Arthur
  • The Source, by James A. Michener
  • Zion Chronicles (set of 5 books), by Bodie Thoene

Selected Books on Egypt

  • Egypt and Bible History from Earliest Times to 1000 B.C., by Charles F. Aling
  • Moses and the Gods of Egypt, by John J. Davis
  • Ancient Egyptian Religion, by Henri Frankfort
  • Tell El Amarna and the Bible, by Charles F. Pfeiffer
  • Pharaohs and Kings: A Biblical Quest, by David M. Rohl
  • Oxford History of Ancient Egypt, by Ian Shaw
  • Guide to the Valley of the Kings, by Alberto Siliotti
  • When Egypt Rules the East, by George Steindorff & Keith C. Seele