The Holy Land is unique and has a distinctiveness unlike that of any other place on earth. Christians, Arabs and Jews are deeply concerned about the Middle East, a land which has so long and so profoundly influenced the rest of the world. Guy N. Woods presents the details of ages-long conflicts in the Bible lands by:
Noting the biblical origins of the people involved
Examining events essential to the understanding of present-day developments
Considering the claims to the land the Arabs and Jews allege
And examining political, geographical and social details contributing to an understanding of the ongoing problems in the Middle East.