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Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

by Leland Ryken, James C. Wilhoit and Tremper Longman III

Who isn't familiar with the image of God as the Good Shepherd? Some of our most fundamental biblical understandings come to us in the form of images, metaphors, and symbols—pictures that are painted with words in the biblical text. So it's easy to see why an ability to recognize and decode the Bible's many verbal pictures … Read more…

Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times

Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times

by J. Daniel Hays, J. Scott Duvall and C. Marvin Pate

The Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times is a comprehensive reference tool designed to assist everyday people in understanding biblical prophecy. Based on solid scholarship, the dictionary contains clear and readable entries on a broad sweep of topics relevant to biblical prophecy, providing insight to complicated subjects in a balanced fashion. … Read more…

Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

by Glen G. Scorgie

In recent decades Christian spirituality, spiritual formation and spiritual theology have become important concepts in the global evangelical community. Consequently, an accessible and reliable academic resource is needed on these topics---one that will offer a discerning orientation to the wealth of ecumenical resources available while still highlighting th… Read more…

Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels

Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels

by Joel B. Green

The second edition of the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels is a thoroughly reconstructed and revised version of the critically acclaimed 1992 first edition. Since that groundbreaking volume was published, a wave of Jesus and Gospel scholarship has crested and broken on the shores of a new century. Jesus has been proposed as sage, shaman… Read more…

Dictionary of New Testament Background

Dictionary of New Testament Background

by Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter

Cultural background is an important but often unexamined factor that shapes and influences any piece of writing. The Bible is no different. In the New Testament, gospel and epistle writers used expressions and ideas they knew would be familiar to their readers. Jesus himself spoke in parables that drew heavily on the common experiences of his audience. &… Read more…

Dictionary of Paul and His Letters

Dictionary of Paul and His Letters

by Ralph P. Martin, Gerald F. Hawthorne and Daniel G. Reid

The Dictionary of Paul and His Letters is a one-of-a-kind reference work. Following the format of its hightly successful companion volume, the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, this Dictionary is designed to bring students, teachers, ministers and laypeople abreast the established conclusions and significant recent developments in Pauline scholarship. … Read more…

Dictionary of the Later New Testament and its Developments

Dictionary of the Later New Testament and its Developments

by Peter H. Davids and Ralph P. Martin

The third of IVP's critically acclaimed series of dictionaries of the New Testament provides focused study on the often-neglected portions of the New Testament: Acts, Hebrews, the General Epistles and Revelation. Furthermore, its scope goes beyond the life of the New Testament church to include the work of the apostolic fathers and early Christianity up … Read more…

Dictionary of the Old Testament:  Historical Books

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books

by Bill T. Arnold and H. G. M. Williamson

Edited by Bill T. Arnold and Hugh G. M. Williamson, the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books is the second volume in IVP's Old Testament dictionary series. This volume picks up where the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch left off--with Joshua and Israel poised to enter the land--and carries us through the postexilic period. Followi… Read more…

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch

by David W. Baker and T. D. Alexander

The first five books of the Old Testament lay the foundation on which the rest of Scripture stands. Its great themes, epochal events and towering figures set down vectors on which the biblical story is played out. The very shape of the rest of the Old Testament would collapse were the Penteteuch to be removed. The structure of New Testament thought would be … Read more…

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets

With the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets, IVP's Black Dictionary series completes its coverage of the Old Testament canonical books. A true compendium of recent scholarship, the volume includes 115 articles covering all aspects of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, the twelve "minor prophets" and Daniel. Each book's historical, cultural, re… Read more…

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings

The Old Testament books of wisdom and poetry carry themselves differently from those of the Pentateuch, the histories or the prophets. The divine voice does not peal from Sinai, there are no narratives carried along by prophetic interpretation nor are oracles declaimed by a prophet. Here Scripture often speaks in the words of human response to God and God… Read more…

Holman Concise Bible Dictionary

Holman Concise Bible Dictionary

The Holman Concise Bible Dictionary is the right resource when you just want the basics about a certain subject in Scripture. It easily covers all the traditional Bible dictionary topics-summaries of books in the Bible, major characters, places, animals, plants, etc.-with clarity and convenience. Plus, the volume features more than 2,800 articles on a variet… Read more…


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