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Published: 15 December 2015

1224 Pages | 80 illus.

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199846511

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts

Two-volume set

Editor in Chief: Timothy Beal

Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible

  • Nearly 150 signed A-Z entries ranging in length from 2,000 to 7,500 words, by more than 120 international scholars, make this the authoritative resource on the subject.
  • In-depth overviews with information not only on each subject but also on important scholarly research concerning that subject.
  • Entries are organized according to specific literary, visual, and musical artists, types of works, and periods (e.g., Mozart, Shakespeare, Rap and Hip-Hop Music, Renaissance Visual Art) rather than by biblical topic.
  • Approximately 80 black-and-white illustrations, maps, and line drawings.
  • Includes a synoptic outline of contents arranged by conceptual category, plus a general index to aid and guide research.