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A dictionary of the Bible

Author: W R F Browning
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This authoritative yet accessible dictionary provides clear and concise information about the important people, places, themes, and doctrines of the Bible. With entries ranging from earthquakes and mice to archaeology and Genesis, it is an essential and absorbing reference work for students and all readers of the Bible."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W R F Browning
ISBN: 9780199543991 9780199543984 0199543992 0199543984
OCLC Number: 318409917
Notes: Previous ed.: 2004.
Description: xiv, 395 p., [8] p. of plates : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION ; ABBREVIATIONS ; DICTIONARY ; THE BOOKS OF THE BIBLE ; APPENDICES ; Measures, Weights, and Values ; Important Dates in Biblical History ; Select Bibliography ; Web links ; Maps ; 1. Israel in Canaan: Joshua to Samuel and Saul ; 2. The Near East in the time of the Assyrian Empire ; 3. Palestine under the Herods ; 4. The Background of the New Testament: Rome and the East (Jouneys of the Apostle Paul, Acts 15: 30 to 21: 15)
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of the Bible
Responsibility: edited by W.R.F. Browning.
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This is the most acclaimed, accessible, and up-to-date dictionary of the Bible available. Containing over 2,000 authoritative entries, ranging from earthquakes and mice to martyrs and art, it covers  Read more...

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Snappy entries elucidate hazy Biblical events. Christopher Hirst, The Independent

 
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