The Anchor Bible Dictionary 6-Volume Prepack: (contains one copy of each volume)

June 1, 1992|
The Anchor Bible Dictionary 6-Volume Prepack: (contains one copy of each volume) by David Noel Freedman
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The most extensive Bible dictionary ever created:

-         The first major Bible dictionary to be published in America in 30 years

-         6 volumes of approximately 1,200 pages each

-         More than 6,000 entries

-         More than 7,000,000 words

-         Nearly 1,000 contributors -all the biggest names from around the world

-         Multicultural and interdisciplinary in scope

-         An unprecedented interfaith exploration of the Bible

-         Illustrated throughout with easy-to-find references

-         Endpaper maps of the Near Eastern world keyed to text for quick location of archaeological and biblical sites

-         Extensively cross-referenced for comprehensive coverage of topics

-         Easy-to-read article and chapter headings for speedy location of material

-         Full bibliographic references following all major entries

 

Inside you''ll find:

-         Exciting articles on pseudepigraphic and apocryphal texts, Nag Hammadi tractates, and individual dead Sea Scrolls-including the very latest on the most recently published sectarian Dead Sea Scrolls

-         "Minor entries" on personal and place-names that go well beyond the one- or two-sentence descriptions found in other Bible dictionaries

-         Outstanding summaries of the latest research on the historical Jesus

-         Fascinating new articles discussing the growing reappraisal of early Christianity''s relationship with Judaism (was Christianity an "offspring" or "sibling" of rabbinic Judaism?)

-         Many articles illustrating the literary artistry of the biblical text

-         Intriguing discussions of everyday life in Bible lands-including articles that help us to understand health and disease, the role of animals and plants in the ancient ecosystem, and the demographics of human settlement in ancient Palestine

-         A richness of information unequaled in the history of biblical studies

 

Edited by David Noel Freedman

Editorial Consultants:

            Hans Dieter Betz-Greco-Roman Religin

            James H. Charlesworth-Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

            Frank More Cross-Old Testament

            William G. Dever-Archaeology

A.     Kirk Grayson-Mesopotamia and Assyriology

Peter  Machinist-Bible and Ancient Near East

Abraham J. Malherbe-New Testament

Birger A. Pearson-Early Christianity

Jack M. Sassoon-Bible and Ancient Near East

William R. Schoedel-Early Christian Literature

Title:The Anchor Bible Dictionary 6-Volume Prepack: (contains one copy of each volume)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:7200 pages, 9.25 X 7.38 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:7200 pages, 9.25 X 7.38 X 1 in
Published:June 1, 1992
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300140811

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