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Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-Biblical Antiquity (Vol 2)

Edwin M YamauchiMarvin R Wilson

Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-Biblical Antiquity (Vol 2)

Edwin M YamauchiMarvin R Wilson

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<p>Most Bible dictionaries on the market miss a number of cultural and sociological issues of interest to the study of the Scriptures. The <i>Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-Biblical Antiquity </i>aims to fill this void. Written and edited by a world-class historian and a highly respected biblical scholar, with contributions by many others, this unique reference work provides background cultural and technical information on the world of the Hebrew Bible and New Testament from 2000 BC to approximately AD 600.</p>

<p>Articles explain details of domestic life, technology, culture, laws, and religious practices, and are accompanied by extensive bibliographic material for further exploration. Articles range from 5-20 pages long. Scholars, pastors, and students (and their teachers) will find this to be a useful resource for biblical study, exegesis, and sermon preparation. </p>

<p>This second volume covers around 41 topics from De-Ma, including: Dentistry & Teeth, Diseases & Plagues, Drama & Theaters, Dreams, Education, Food Production, Games & Gambling, Harbors, Heating & Lighting, Insects & Bees, Jewelry, Kisses & Embraces, Laws & Crimes, Literacy, Marriage, and many more. </p>


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<p>Most Bible dictionaries on the market miss a number of cultural and sociological issues of interest to the study of the Scriptures. The <i>Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-Biblical Antiquity </i>aims to fill this void. Written and edited by a world-class historian and a highly respected biblical scholar, with contributions by many others, this unique reference work provides background cultural and technical information on the world of the Hebrew Bible and New Testament from 2000 BC to approximately AD 600.</p>

<p>Articles explain details of domestic life, technology, culture, laws, and religious practices, and are accompanied by extensive bibliographic material for further exploration. Articles range from 5-20 pages long. Scholars, pastors, and students (and their teachers) will find this to be a useful resource for biblical study, exegesis, and sermon preparation. </p>

<p>This second volume covers around 41 topics from De-Ma, including: Dentistry & Teeth, Diseases & Plagues, Drama & Theaters, Dreams, Education, Food Production, Games & Gambling, Harbors, Heating & Lighting, Insects & Bees, Jewelry, Kisses & Embraces, Laws & Crimes, Literacy, Marriage, and many more. </p>

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Meet the Authors

Edwin M Yamauchi

Edwin Maseo Yamauchi (born 1937, Hilo, Hawaii) is a Japanese American historian, Christian apologist, editor and academic. He is Professor Emeritus of History at Miami University.

Marvin R Wilson

Wilson is Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts.

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  • Catalogue Code 436437
  • Product Code 9781619706408
  • ISBN 1619706407
  • EAN 9781619706408
  • Pages 480
  • Department Academic
  • Category Reference
  • Sub-Category Dictionaries/encyclopaedias
  • Publisher Hendrickson Publishers
  • Publication Date Aug 2015
  • Sales Rank #83447
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 28 mm
  • Weight 0.825kg

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