9781579583231

A Dictionary of the English Bible and Its Origins

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  • ISBN13:

    9781579583231

  • ISBN10:

    1579583237

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-03-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

TheDictionary of the English Bible and Its Originsis designed to increase awareness of the origins of the Bible; to introduce readers to the variety of versions and manuscripts that lie behind the familiar English translations;to provide, in alphabetical order, entries on texts, versions, manuscripts, persons, places and terminology, covering the origins of the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament and the English Bible, including the most recent translations; and generally to facilitate a more intelligent understanding of the Bible among lay people by removing some of the mystique and prejudices associated with it. Entries are factual, not evaluative, and reflect contemporary biblical scholarship.Dictionary of the English Bible and Its Originswill prove to be a handy reference tool for anyone with an interest in the Bible.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7(4)
Abbreviations 11(2)
Dictionary Entries
13(176)
Bibliography 189

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