Illustrated Dictionary and Concordance of the Bible
Authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date, the new revised edition of The Illustrated Dictionary & Concordance of the Bible is an essential resource for anyone seeking to fully understand the message and meaning of the Bible. Prepared by a distinguished team of...
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Authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date, the new revised edition of The Illustrated Dictionary & Concordance of the Bible is an essential resource for anyone seeking to fully understand the message and meaning of the Bible. Prepared by a distinguished team of international scholars, the handsome, fully illustrated, 1,000+ page reference book provides clear, concise entries that identify and describe every person and place in the Old and New testaments. These informative entries explain the significance, historical as well as scriptural, of each name.
^^In addition, this one-volume encyclopedia features separate entries on every book in the Bible, major religious concepts and relevant general topics. The coverage is both wide and deep: The Illustrated Dictionary & Concordance of the Bible describes biblical rituals, feast days, home life, plants, animals, and much more. Other entries cover important families, tribes, dynasties, kings, priests, cities and entire civilizationsfrom Assyria, Mesopotamia and Egypt to Greece and Rome. This updated edition also includes references to recent archaeological discoveries and other new advances in biblical scholarship.
^^This encylopedic dictionary also doubles as a concordance. Distinctly colored citations identify the location of every biblical reference to each person and place. enhancing the book's usefulness as a companion to biblical study or research.
^^The new, completely redesigned volume is a visually striking work. It contains over 1,500 full color illustrations, including photographs of biblical sites, flora and fauna; classical age artwork and manuscripts; each fully captioned and linked to the text. In addition, this edition contains two new features: scores of redrawn maps that clarify the location of key places and events; and a set of satellite photograph maps of the Holy Land.
Dr. Geoffrey Wigoder was the editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia Judaica. Since 1984, he served as the Israel delegate on the International Jewish Committee for Inter-religious Consultations. He published numerous incisive commentaries on the state of Jewish-Christian relations. Wanting to foster a better understanding of Jews and Judaism, Dr. Wigoder wrote Jewish-Christian Relations after World War II (1988), which brought a vast amount of empathetic understanding, and Jewish-Christian Interfaith Relations: Agendas for Tomorrow(1998).