Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The two-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible is a scholarly reference work with articles on each of the canonical books of the Bible, major apocryphal books of the New and Old Testaments, important non-canonical texts, and thematic essays on topics such as canonicity, textual criticism, and translation. The first in a series of in-depth biblical reference works, Books of the Bible will be available on DRS and in Oxford Biblical StudiesOnline. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: The field of biblical studies is dynamic, with new discoveries, new methodologies, and new perspectives continually enhancing the interpretation of the Bible. There is thus a need for an up-to-date, comprehensive, authoritative, and balanced series of reference works for biblical scholars and students.
The two-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible is the first in this series of specialized reference works, each addressing a specific subfield within biblical studies. The series, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible, aims to produce high-level scholarly reference works that are accessible and in-depth, going beyond the basics to provide more specialized coverage.
Books of the Bible provides a single source for authoritative reference overviews of scholarship on some of the most important topics of study in the field of biblical studies. The Encyclopedia contains almost 120 in-depth entries, ranging in length from 500 to 10,000 words, on each of the canonical books of the Bible, major apocryphal books of the New and Old Testaments, important noncanonical texts, and thematic essays on topics such as canonicity, textual criticism, and translation.
Books of the Bible has extensive cross-references to other useful points of interest within the Encyclopedia, and comprehensive lists of abbreviations and an index for ease of use. Illustrations of various types supplement the text and enhance its appeal. Bibliographies for all entries further add to its usefulness.
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About the Author:
Michael D. Coogan is Director of Publications for the Harvard Semitic Museum, Lecturer on the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible at Harvard Divinity School, and Editor-in-Chief of Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Collaborative works that he conceived and edited include The New Oxford Annotated Bible (4E), The Oxford Companion to the Bible, and The Oxford History of the Biblical World. His most recent book is The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures (Oxford University Press, 2006).
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: New. Oxford University Press, 2011. 1280p. Hardback. Series: Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible. an invaluable first point of reference for any study on a book of the Bible or on broader topics related to it. . Taken as a survey of existing scholarship serving a variety of different constituencies, it is a mine of valuable information, and of great potential value. Robert Crellin, Churchman 21/03/2014 (Publisher's information). Condition: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 37246
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 2011. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. 1. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0195377370
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, USA, 2011. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 1. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0195377370
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