Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

1200 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199858699

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

Two-Volume Set

Editor in Chief: Samuel E. Balentine

Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible

  • Nearly 170 signed A-Z entries, by more than 150 international scholars, make this the authoritative resource on the subject.
  • Extensive overviews of key topics, including information on both the trajectory and reception history of theological issues.
  • Thorough coverage of traditional theological perspectives, such as Forgiveness and Grace, and modern concerns, such as Wealth and Poverty.
  • In-depth entries on theological issues in the various books of the Bible.
  • Includes a synoptic outline of contents arranged by conceptual category, plus a general index to aid and guide research.
  • Comprehensive lists of abbreviations of the books of the Bible, pseudepigraphical and apocryphal works, Qumran texts, Nag Hammadi codices, and more in each volume.