Third Edition

Harper Collins Bible Dictionary

  • The Harper Collins Bible Dictionary, third edition, offers recent, comprehensive biblical scholarship. It explains biblical archaeology, culture, related writings such as the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Bible's influence on Western civilization, biblical history, theological concepts, modern biblical interpretations, flora and fauna, climate and environment, crafts and industry, the content of individual books of the Bible, and more. Features: - Contributions by over 200 noted experts in the Bible and the ancient Near East. - More than 4000 entries covering the Bible from A to Z. - Outlines for each book of the Bible, including content summaries, historical background information, discussion of major themes. - Pronunciation guide - Close to 100 maps - Dozens of drawings, diagrams, and tables - Over 500 photos and drawings