The whole family will be inspired by the Bible stories in this beautifully illustrated volume. Special features throughout bring new understanding to the texts. Using original text from the New International Version, this Illustrated Family Bible has sold more than 60,000 copies worldwide. It features the most important bible stories of the Old and New Testaments. Chapter and verse references pick out the meaning behind the stories, covering everything from Abraham and the chosen people, to Jesus’ early years and the growth of the Church. Superb, colourful artworks convey the drama of the Bible, bringing characters and places to life. Comprehensive background information, including maps and photographs, sets the stories in their social, historical and geographical context. The Illustrated Family Bible offers a great introduction to Bible stories that the whole family can enjoy.