Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
This reference work explores the images, symbols, motifs, metaphors, figures of speech and literary patterns found in the Bible. Over 800 articles by over 100 expert contributors examine literary themes throughout the scriptural narrative, explaining the significance of the Bible's...
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This reference work explores the images, symbols, motifs, metaphors, figures of speech and literary patterns found in the Bible. Over 800 articles by over 100 expert contributors examine literary themes throughout the scriptural narrative, explaining the significance of the Bible's timeless imagery. 996 pages, from IVP.
This is an illuminating reference work dedicated to expounding the Bible's images, symbols, motifs, metaphors and literary patterns. It is the first contemporary work devoted to Biblical imagery and will appeal to Bible students and scholars.
James C. Wilhoit (Ph.D., Northwestern University) is the Scripture Press Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College, where he has taught for more than twenty years. His previous publications include The Christian Educator's Handbook on Spiritual Formation; Christian Education; The Search for Meaning, Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (editor) and, with Leland Ryken, Effective Bible Teaching. Most recently he has written Spiritual Formation as if the Church Mattered
Tremper Longman III (Ph.D., Yale University) is Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is also Visiting Professor of Old Testament at Mars Hill Graduate School, Westminster Theological Seminary and adjunct at Fuller Theological Seminary.
He is the author of commentaries on The Book of Job and Proverbs (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms); Exodus (The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary) and Jeremiah, Lamentations (New International Biblical Commentary), Daniel (New Internatuional Version Application Commentary), Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs (New International Commentary on the Old Testament/ Cornerstone Commentary).
Longman is the author of How to Read Genesis; How to Read the Psalms; How to Read Proverbs; How to Read Exodus and Literary Approaches to Biblical Interpretation, and co-editor of A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible and co-author with Dan Allender of Bold Love, Cry of the Soul, Intimate Allies; The Intimate Mystery and The Intimate Marriage Bible Studies.
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