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The Fifth Gospel

The Fifth Gospel - An Exploration of the Geography & History of the Bible

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The Fifth Gospel refers to the lands of the Bible. An exploration of the geographical and historical context of the Gospels. Through narrated video, images and written content designed for those who want to improve their understanding of Scripture, we bring you a rich tapestry by which to discover Christ in the Bible. You are invited to embark on an exciting adventure exploring the history, the places and events that occurred around the person of Jesus Christ.

What's New in Version 1.5

Added Video, Visuals and Bibliography

Customer Reviews


With reference to the Bible, it has been said, ‘the New is in the Old contained - the Old is in the New explained’. The Fifth Gospel unpacks this statement. Using the land of Israel as a classroom, its history, physical geography, climate and culture as tools, this interactive and very engaging iBook provides a way people of any age can better understand God’s Word and its application and relevance to their lives today. Although written with the school student in mind, the Fifth Gospel is a resource I can also see being used in adult Bible Study groups and as reference material by those teaching and preaching God’s Word. I highly commend it to you.
Michael Tucker
Deputy Principal
King’s College

A Valuable Tool

If you are looking for a book that will bring to life the context of Scripture and its message you cannot go past The Fifth Gospel. Chapter headings include: Scriptural Reliability, Geography and The Tabernacle and Temples. There are also a number of chapters on Jesus. The photos, videos, maps and text bring all these topics alive. The iBook uses the digital platform creatively without losing a real depth of thought.
For the teachers it is a useful asset for lesson preparation and devotions. The book can also be valuable when used on a data projector or a platform such as Apple TV.
Parents can use it for devotions with their children.
People planning a trip to the Holy Lands will find it very valuable when preparing their itinerary.
In all, this is a very worthwhile book to add to your digital bookshelf.

Perfect Bible Teacher's Tool

The Bible and its message is often concealed by our lack of contextual awareness. This is an amazing resource for comprehending the historical, geographical, and theological background of the Bible. A perfect tool to help students, young and old, to engage with the real-time events of God's redemptive action in our world. This is a must for teachers of the Scriptures.

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The Fifth Gospel
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  • $14.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone, and Mac.
  • Category: Religion & Spirituality
  • Published: 24 March 2016
  • Publisher: Covenant College
  • Seller: Geelong Association For Parent Control Christian Education
  • Print Length: 417 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: The Fifth Gospel
  • Version: 1.5
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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