Why did Jonah live in a whale? And how did Jesus turn the water into wine at the wedding in Cana? From Genesis to Revelation, this accessible companion explores and explains the most important stories of the Bible. Classical works of art and archaeological sites reveal fascinating details about life in biblical times including festivals, fashions and customs.
John Bowker was Dean of Trinity College, Cambridge from 1984 to 1991 and is currently a Fellow of Gresham College, London and Honorary Canon of Canterbury Cathedral. He is also Adjunct Professor of Religion at North Carolina State University. Professor Bowker's many books include the DK titles God: A Brief History and World Religions. He lives in Cambridge.