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Oxford Dictionary of the Bible, 2nd Edition by W. R. F Browning
A Dictionary of the Bible is the most acclaimed, accessible, and up-to-date dictionary of its kind. Containing over 2,000 authoritative entries it provides clear and concise information about all of the important places, people, themes, and doctrines of the Bible. This dictionary features a detailed bibliography, biographies of Bible scholars, a conversion table of measures, weights, and values, a chronology of important dates in Biblical history, and historical maps (showing Israel in Canaan; the near east in the time of the Assyrian Empire; Palestine under the Herod s; the background of the New Testament; Rome and the East). In addition, entries on the books of the Bible have been grouped in alphabetical order and conveniently located in a tinted centre section for quick reference. Recommended web links in the appendix provide valuable extra information, these links are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of the Bible companion Website. With lively and informative A-Z entries and an array of useful supplementary material, this dictionary is essential for students and teachers of theology and religious education, and it is an absorbing reference work for all readers of the Bible. New to this edition: Fully revised and updated content, New entries and references including Act of God, Old Testament and New Testament theology, Hanukkah, the Koran, mysticism, and many more, Expansion of many existing entries, e.g. Bethlehem, ideology, Nag Hammadi, and Judas, Entries on the books of the Bible have been brought together in a tinted centre section for ease of access, Virtual thumb tabs for quick reference.
|Author:||W. R. F Browning|
|Date Published:||Oct 2009|
|Dimensions:||129 x 196mm|