Emeritus Professors Dennis and Freda Hawkes live in Wales, UK and have lectured and jointly led a research team at a university until retirement. They are members of an evangelical church where Dennis was a church leader until retiring and have taught the bible for many years, mostly to students and young professionals. Their experience has led them to offer these resources to help other people to start to read and understand the bible.
This short eBook entitled “Church: the early years” describes the churches that were to be found during the first century AD in the Roman provinces that surrounded the Mediterranean Sea. Some are well described in literature others just referred to and yet others simply inferred. It is hoped that the book will help people understand more about the bible and the Christian faith.
This ebook is a brief history, up until late 1967, of vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Originally written before the use of computers it contains some interesting photographs of aircraft some of which failed to go into production and others which proved to be successful. This ebook is offered in the hope that it will prove useful to others interested in the topic of early VTOL aircraft.
‘Places Paul Knew’ describes the cities and towns that the Apostle Paul would have known as he travelled over 16,000 km during the first century AD. Many of the archaeological remains of these cities and towns can be seen today and the book describes what Paul would have seen when he arrived at each place. It is best read as a companion to the book of Acts in the New Testament of the bible.
The 1st Century Traveller's Guide to Palestine is an ebook by Professor Hawkes that gives the reader an impression of what it was like in New Testament times. Set in the year AD 60 it covers topics such as travelling there, what to see, what people eat, cost of living, what accommodation is like etc. The book is well researched with a comprehensive bibliography