Eerdmans Dictionary Of The Bible

Author: David Noel Freedman
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802824004
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The most comprehensive and current single volume bible dictionary on the market features 5,000 articles on books, persons, and locales, compiled by more than 600 experts.

Eerdmans Dictionary Of The Bible

Author: David Noel Freedman
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789053565032
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The Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible gathers nearly 5,000 alphabetically ordered articles that thoroughly yet clearly explain all the books, persons, places, and significant terms found in the Bible. The Dictionary also explores the background of each biblical book and related writings and discusses cultural, natural, geographical, and literary phenomenae matters that Bible students at all levels may encounter in reading or discussion. Nearly 600 first-rate Bible authorities have contributed to the Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible. Intended as a tool for practical Bible use, this illustrated dictionary reflects recent archaeological discoveries and the breadth of current biblical scholarship, including insights from critical analysis of literary, historical, sociological, and other methodological issues. The editorial team has also incorporated articles that explore and interpret important focuses of biblical theology, text and transmission, Near Eastern archaeology, extrabiblical writings, and pertinent ecclesiastical traditions - all of which help make the Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible the most comprehensive and up-to-date one-volume Bible dictionary on the market today.

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The Eerdmans Bible Dictionary

Author: Allen C. Myers
Publisher: Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780802842503
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A reliable, up-to-date companion reference for reading and studying the Bible. Library Journal says, "This comprehensive dictionary of the Bible is practically a one-volume encyclopedia . . . . Entries reflect modern biblical scholarship and archaeological research. An excellent and inexpensive study aid . . . ". (Eerdmans)

The Eerdmans Dictionary Of Early Judaism

Author: John J. Collins
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780802825490
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The Dictionary of Early Judaism is the first reference work devoted exclusively to Second Temple Judaism (fourth century b.c.e. through second century c.e.). The first section of this substantive and incredible work contains thirteen major essays that attempt to synthesize major aspects of Judaism in the period between Alexander and Hadrian. The second and significantly longer section offers 520 entries arranged alphabetically. Many of these entries have cross-references and all have select bibliographies. Equal attention is given to literary and nonliterary (i.e. archaeological and epigraphic) evidence and New Testament writings are included as evidence for Judaism in the first century c.e. Several entries also give pertinent information on the Hebrew Bible. The Dictionary of Early Judaism is intended to not only meet the needs of scholars and students at which it succeeds admirably but also to provide accessible information for the general reader. It is ecumenical and international in character, bringing together nearly 270 authors from as many as twenty countries and including Jews, Christians, and scholars of no religious affiliation.

Eerdmans Commentary On The Bible

Author: James D. G. Dunn
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802837110
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Provides commentary on each book of the Bible and on such topics as biblical archaeology, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the apocrypha of both the Old and New Testament.

A Dictionary Of Biblical Tradition In English Literature

Author: David L. Jeffrey
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802836342
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Over 15 years in the making, an unprecedented one-volume reference work. Many of today's students and teachers of literature, lacking a familiarity with the Bible, are largely ignorant of how Biblical tradition has influenced and infused English literature through the centuries. An invaluable research tool. Contains nearly 800 encyclopedic articles written by a distinguished international roster of 190 contributors. Three detailed annotated bibliographies. Cross-references throughout.

The Eerdmans Companion To The Bible

Author: Gordon D. Fee
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 0802838235
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An introduction to the Bible offers background material on the text, its history, and the Bible world, summaries of each section and book, and information on civilization in Biblical times and the historical context.

Women In Scripture

Author: Carol Meyers
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 0547345585
Size: 63.11 MB
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“This splendid reference describes every woman in Jewish and Christian scripture . . . monumental” (Library Journal). In recent decades, many biblical scholars have studied the holy text with a new focus on gender. Women in Scripture is a groundbreaking work that provides Jews, Christians, or anyone fascinated by a body of literature that has exerted a singular influence on Western civilization a thorough look at every woman and group of women mentioned in the Bible, whether named or unnamed, well known or heretofore not known at all. They are remarkably varied—from prophets to prostitutes, military heroines to musicians, deacons to dancers, widows to wet nurses, rulers to slaves. There are familiar faces, such as Eve, Judith, and Mary, seen anew with the full benefit of the most up-to-date results of biblical scholarship. But the most innovative aspect of this book is the section devoted to the many females who in the scriptures do not even have names. Combining rigorous research with engaging prose, these articles on women in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books, and the New Testament will inform, delight, and challenge readers interested in the Bible, scholars and laypeople alike. Together, these collected histories create a volume that takes the study of women in the Bible to a new level.

Dictionary Of Deities And Demons In The Bible

Author: Karel van der Toorn
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802824912
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The Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (DDD) is the single major reference work on the gods, angels, demons, spirits, and semidivine heroes whose names occur in the biblical books. Book jacket.