A dictionary of the Bible

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Religion - 448 pages
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Authoritative, comprehensive, and written for a broad readership, Oxford'sDictionary of the Bibleis an invaluable guide to the books of the Old and New Testaments. The over 2,000 entries provide helpful information about the important places, people, and stories of the Bible, while clarifying the many overarching themes and controversies that are still important today. Based on the most current scholarship, theDictionaryprovides clear explanations of technical terms and methods of interpretation, as well as profiles of leading biblical scholars and their contributions to the field. With its balanced approach and wide scope, this lively and absorbing reference is an ideal choice for anyone studying the Bible or those who simply wish to improve their knowledge of one of the central books of Western culture.

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Contents

DICTIONARY I
20
Measures Weights and Values
409
Palestine under the Herods
423
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Rev. Canon W. R. F. Browning was Canon Residentiary of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, from 1965 to 1987 and has been an Honorary Canon since 1987.

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