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About the Authors

The Christian Travelers Guides series, and this Web Site, are edited by Irving Hexham. You can find out all about him and his reasons for creating the series at: a personal profile of Irving Hexham. Below you will find more details about the authors of individual books:

The Christian Travelers Guide to France ISBN: 0310225884

Mark Konnert; Peter & Carine Barrs

 Mark Konnert is associate professor of history at the University of Calgary. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. Mark lives in Calgary with his wife and two children.

Peter and Carine Barrs met in France where Carine received her M.A. in French literature. In 1998 they moved to Missouri where Peter received his MA Peter teaches upper school French at Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School.

In The Christian Travelers Guide to France you will relive the experience of the Huguenots and the creators of such medieval Christian masterpieces as the cathedrals Chartes and Notre Dame.

 

The Christian Travelers Guide to Germany ISBN: 0310225396

Irving Hexham; Lothar Henry Kope

Irving Hexham is professor of religious studies at the University of Calgary. He obtained his Ph.D. in history from the University of Bristol and is the author of four books including one written with his wife, Karla Poewe.

Lothar Henry Kope was born in Germany. Before retiring, he was the principal of a private language school for German and taught German at the University of Calgary in Canada. Kope enjoys writing, studying piano, doing German and English translations, skiing, and mountain hiking.

In this Christian Travelerís Guide, you will experience the churchís struggle against Nazi paganism, ponder the sorrow of the Thirty Years War, and see where both the Reformation and the modern missionary movement were born.

The Christian Travelers Guide to Great Britain ISBN: 0310225523

Irving Hexham

Irving Hexham is professor of religious studies at the University of Calgary and the editor of Zondervan's Christian Travelers Guides Series. He obtained his Ph.D. in history from the University of Bristol and has published sixteen books including two co-authored with his wife, Karla Poewe.

This guide allows you to marvel at the venerable Bede, who almost single-handedly preserved European civilization in an age of death and destruction, become a pilgrim with John Bunyan in his beloved Bedford, and see where John Wesley preached against slavery and converted thousands. - GNRF Reference/Travel

The Christian Travelers Guide to Italy ISBN: 0310225736

David Bershad; Carolina Mangone

David Bershad is professor of art history at the University of Calgary. He received his Ph.D. at UCLA. David has written numerous articles on the people and places in Italy and has received many honors and awards.

Carolina Mangone is pursuing graduate work in art history at the University of Toronto. She is active in both the art community and Italian-Canadian community. Carolina studied in Rome and has traveled extensively in Italy and throughout Europe.

The Christian Travelers Guide to Italy reveals a wealth of art and architecture stretching back to the early church and the age of the martyrs. See where Christians died in the arena and where great artists like Michelangelo depicted unforgettable scenes of Biblical truth.