The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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Geoffrey W. Bromiley
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1979 - Religion - 1006 pages
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, also known as the ISBE, is an exhaustive Biblical encyclopedia that explains in detail every significant word in the Bible, and also includes historical information from the Apocrypha. It provides detailed information on the language and literature of the Bible world, their cultures and the historical and religious environments of the people of the Bible in articles by nearly 200 scholars.
 

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A good up-to-date Bible Encyclopedia

User Review  - RICHARD HOLT - Christianbook.com

I have been very pleased with the ISBE - Revised. The old ISBE was also very helpful but in time it became dated. The revised version is current, reliable, and almost exhaustive in the topics it covers. I highly recommend it. Read full review

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User Review  - temsmail - LibraryThing

This updated version of the conservative origianal is moderate to liberal in it's theology. Here are articles and ideas not available in other literature. Advertised as "fully revised," several articles are brought over wholesale from the original. Read full review

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