Want to learn more about Walking the Bible, Bruce Feiler, and his other books? Go no further than www.walkingthebible.com, where you’ll find:
- An in-depth biography of Bruce Feiler
- Features about each of his books, including excerpts, interviews and readers’ guides
- Discussion salons about the subjects covered in the books
- Bruce’s speaking schedule, so you can learn when he’s coming to a city near you
- Resources, including discussion guides and interfaith web sites
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Heritage: Civilization and the Jews
Nine hour comprehensive history of Jewish History and Culture.
The online home to a family of sites created to help teachers, students, and the general public learn more about events around the world through readings, lesson plans, links, timelines, and maps.
Nova: Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land
The expedition takes NOVA to a remote cave in the Judean desert, first excavated by the famed Israeli archeologist Yigael Yadin in 1960-61. Yadin uncovered a cache of ancient documents, human skulls, and artifacts that shed new light on the Bar-Kokhba revolt, which resulted in the Roman slaughter of 580,000 Jews.
In Search of Myths and Heroes
In this series, Michael Wood goes in search of four of the world's most famous myths. These gripping adventures take the viewer to some of the most extraordinary places on earth, exploring stories that have captivated the world for thousands of years.
Egypt's Golden Empire
More than one thousand years after the pyramids were built, Egypt reached its apogee. In the time that is now known as the New Kingdom, spectacular conquest and unimaginable wealth came to Egypt's Empire.
Pyramids: The Inside Story
Have you ever dreamed of exploring the pyramids of Egypt? If so, enter here, wander through the chambers and passageways of the Great Pyramid, and learn about the pharaohs for whom these monumental tombs were built. You can also follow the 1997 field season of a team of archaeologists as they excavated the bakery that fed the pyramid builders.
The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS)
Founded in 1974 as a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in the Bible lands. Site includes links to academic & excavation programs, and museums
Interactive Ancient Mediterranean Map Room
Download maps of the ancient Mediterranean world, specially prepared by the IAM staff in cooperation with the APA's Classical Atlas Project.
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook has expanded greatly since its creation, and now contains hundred of local files as well as links to source texts throughout the net.
Website includes materials to support Bruce's books, in addition to a list of interfaith resources for further exploration. You may also want to visit our Discussion section for more information about how you can incorporate these materials into your own salon, church, synagogue or reading group.
Are you ready to follow Bruce Feiler and walk the Bible? Here are a few travel resources to get you started-- for intrepid globetrotters or armchair adventurers.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Some of the Bruce's destinations are too remote or dangerous for general tourism. You can visit some of these on UNESCO's interactive World Heritage Map. The site also provides resources if you want to get involved in preserving World Heritage for future generations.
US State department
Start here for important information on passports, visas, travel warnings and consular information sheets.
Turkey Ministry of Culture
Gaze at Mount Ararat, and visit dozens of ancient sites without ever leaving your home.
Turkey Ministry of Tourism
When you're ready to pack your bags, look here for travel essentials.
Israel Ministry of Tourism
Jerusalem, Galilee, the Dead Sea… every inch of Israel has a story to tell. Site presents themed itineraries, as well as calendar of events and best travel deals.
Jordan Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities
Detailed maps and photo galleries let you view the promised land from Mount Nebo, visit the hidden city of Petra, and follow the footsteps of centuries of nomads and pilgrims. Site also offers a wide selection of tourist services and providers.
Egypt Tourism Authority
The Official site for the Egypt's Government Tourist Offices in the Americas gives an overview of sites from the lush Nile valley to the harsh Sinai desert. It also features a calendar of events.
A tourism promotion site that brings together individual service providers and tour operators, as well as tips and caveats for planning a trip to Egypt.
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