Todd A. Bolen
Pictorial Library of Bible Lands
Colorado Springs, Col.: setSystems, 2001. $195 (CD-ROM Format).
Pictorial Library of Bible Lands is the work of Todd A. Bolen, assistant professor of Biblical Studies and a resident faculty member at The Master's College Israel-Bible Extension (IBEX) Program in Israel.
has lived and traveled extensively in the Middle East since 1990.
personal knowledge of the biblical sites through residential contact and direct field teaching experience contributes to the quality of this fine work.
has provided liberal permission to use his
digital images in a capacity broader than traditional copyright allows.
Those interested in the set will need to contact Bolen
Such limited market availability has failed to dampen the enthusiasm expressed by previous reviewers and professors as evidenced on the website.
Overall, the CD's are comprehensive in scope and would satisfy the digital needs of most individuals.
Users who have been to the geographic regions covered by the collection will be pleased with the thorough nature of image inclusion and selection.
As a professor himself, Bolen
understands what a teacher or pastor wants for his
teaching-not what a tourist might want as a memory of a tour.