The Westminster Theological Wordbook of the Bible
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Book Summary: This biblical reference book examines important theological terms found in the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Top biblical scholars discuss the meaning of the terms in the Old and New Testaments. This enables readers to grasp the broad biblical usage of key words.
Key theological and ethical words of the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible are explained by an outstanding group of biblical scholars in this wordbook. The articles deal with groups of related words, drawing the reader into the meanings of the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek words. The book will be useful for lay readers of the Bible, university and seminary students, and pastors, adding depth to their understandings of hundreds of important terms, such as "justice," "Son of Man," "resurrection," and "kingdom of God."
Donald E. Gowan is Robert Cleveland Holland Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and has authored several books on the Old Testament, including "Theology in Exodus" and "Theology of the Prophetic Books".