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By Nancy M. Tischler

The Bible is the important textual content of Western civilization, and an realizing of it can be crucial to the examine of global heritage and tradition. furthermore, an increasing number of highschool and school scholars are learning the Bible as literature. enormous in scope and written particularly for top tuition scholars and normal readers, this encyclopedia surveys the fabric tradition, customs, and ideology of the biblical global. incorporated are greater than two hundred alphabetically prepared entries at the instruments, animals, meals, conduct, legislation, professions, and peoples of the Bible. each one access offers definitions; scriptural references; etymological, old, and archaeolgical details; and, whilst attainable, a dialogue of the relevance of the subject to trendy readers. Entries comprise cross-references and cite works for extra interpreting, and the encyclopedia is generously illustrated.

The Bible is the valuable textual content of Western civilization, and an realizing of it is crucial to the research of global heritage and tradition. furthermore, a growing number of highschool scholars and undergraduates are learning the Bible as literature. huge in scope and written specially for prime university scholars and basic readers, this encyclopedia surveys the cloth tradition, customs, and ideology of the biblical global via greater than 2 hundred alphabetically prepared entries at the instruments, animals, meals, conduct, legislation, professions, and peoples of the Bible.

Each access presents definitions; scriptural references; etymological, old, and archaeological details; and, while attainable, a dialogue of the relevance of the subject to trendy readers. The encyclopedia covers the peoples who have been part of biblical existence: the Essenes and Pharisees, the scribes and clergymen, the pals and enemies, and the nice powers that enslaved them. furthermore, it explains a few of the significant occasions in Israel's heritage, the authorized suggestion of cosmology and climate, and the typical figuring out of many info from the construction to Armageddon.

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See also Incense; Last Supper; Sacrifice; Temple. Further Reading Hammond, Philip C. “Altars,” in The Oxford Companion to the Bible. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Josephus, Flavius. The Works of Josephus. : Hendrickson Publishers, 2001. , and Lawrence E. Stager. Life in Biblical Israel. : Westminster John Knox Press, 2001. LeGall, Dom Robert. Symbols of Catholicism. New York: Assouline Publishing, 2000. Manganiello, Dominic. “Transubstantiation,” in A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature.

Sydney, Australia: Tyndale House Publishers, 1980. Williams, W. Roger. “Antichrist,” in A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature. : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1992. Apocalypse, Apocalyptic Literature (Ezek. 38–39; Isa. 24–27; Zech. ” They are used to describe a written account of a vision that reveals the hidden things of God, given to one of his chosen saints. D. to use this as a term describing Jewish and Christian literature of the same general pattern. The following elements are usually present: 1.

Antichrist,” in A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature. : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1992. Apocalypse, Apocalyptic Literature (Ezek. 38–39; Isa. 24–27; Zech. ” They are used to describe a written account of a vision that reveals the hidden things of God, given to one of his chosen saints. D. to use this as a term describing Jewish and Christian literature of the same general pattern. The following elements are usually present: 1. It is a revelation of mysteries, the secrets of heaven, the purposes of God, impending events, the future of humankind, the end of the world, and the Last Judgment.

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