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Title:
The hearthside Bible dictionary : a quick-reference guide to the Bible
Author:
Selman, Martin J., 1947-
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Macmillan dictionary of the Bible
Publication Information:
Nashville, Tenn. : Cumberland House, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xi, 254 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Originally published: The Macmillan dictionary of the Bible. London : Macmillan Pub., 1998.
Language:
English
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Added Author:
ISBN:
9781581821970

9781581821963
Format :
Book

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Central Library BS440 .S455 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

The Hearthside Bible Dictionary is a highly reliable, quick-reference guide to the Bible. Drawing on the most recent scholarship and including several innovative features, authors Martin Selman and Martin Manser have composed entries for the significant people, places, customs, religious and cultural aspects, events, and institutions found in Scripture. Selman and Manser address basic questions about the Bible, such as: Who was Cain? What is the book of Isaiah about? What does the Bible mean when it uses the word hope? What is the Tabernacle? When did Jonah live? Where can I find the miracles of Jesus? The parables? Most entries include Bible references.Every book of the Old and New Testaments is outlined according to its structure, background, and most well-known passages. Thirty-one charts cover historical, religious, and cultural topics, including animals, armor and weapons, birds, diseases and illnesses, feasts and festivals, kings and queens of Israel, and the miracles, parables, and prayers of Jesus. Also included are four maps.We trust that this book will appeal not only to Christians who want to know more about the Bible, Selman and Manser note, but also to those from other religious backgrounds and those of no religious preference. Our approach has been non-denominational, with the aim of the book seeking to comment on and explain the content of the Bible in its own terms.The Hearthside Bible Dictionary is an excellent source on almost any topic of interest from the Bible, from Aaron to Zophar. This exciting new dictionary makes Bible study easier for students of all ages.


Summary

A highly reliable, quick-reference guide to the Bible, drawing on the most recent scholarship and including entries for the significant people, places, customs, religious and cultural aspects, events, and institutions found in Scripture.


Author Notes

Martin J. Selman is lecturer in Old Testament at Spurgeon's College, London. His previous publications include commentaries on 1 and 2 Chronicles in the IVP Old Testament Commentaries
Martin H. Manser is the creator of several reference works, including the NIV Thematic Study Bible, The Dictionary of Bible Themes, I Never Knew That Was in the Bible, and The Hearthside Book of Bible Quotations


Martin J. Selman is lecturer in Old Testament at Spurgeon's College, London. His previous publications include commentaries on 1 and 2 Chronicles in the IVP Old Testament Commentaries
Martin H. Manser is the creator of several reference works, including the NIV Thematic Study Bible, The Dictionary of Bible Themes, I Never Knew That Was in the Bible, and The Hearthside Book of Bible Quotations


Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
List of chartsp. xi
List of mapsp. xiii
Dictionaryp. 1
Introductionp. ix
List of chartsp. xi
List of mapsp. xiii
Dictionaryp. 1

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