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A concise dictionary of Bible origins and interpretation [electronic resource] / Alec Gilmore.

By: Gilmore, Alec.
Contributor(s): Gilmore, Alec. Dictionary of the English Bible and its origins.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, 2006Edition: [Rev. ed.].Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 228 p.).ISBN: 9780567149367 (electronic bk.); 0567149366 (electronic bk.).Other title: Concise dictionary of Bible origins & interpretation [Spine title] | Bible origins and interpretations.Subject(s): Bible. English -- Dictionaries | Bible. English -- Dictionaries | Bible. English -- History | Religion | BIBLES -- Multiple Translations -- Youth & Teen | BIBLES -- Multiple Translations -- Devotional | BIBLES -- Multiple Translations -- Text | BIBLES -- Multiple Translations -- Children | BIBLES -- Multiple Translations -- Reference | BIBLES -- Multiple Translations -- StudyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Concise dictionary of Bible origins and interpretation.DDC classification: 220.52003 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Concise, convenient and comprehensive: this handy dictionary will inform and enlighten all who want to understand how the Bible came together, the history of the various texts behind it, the versions in which it has appeared, the process of editing and compilation, and the different methods of interpretation that have developed over the centuries. Much of this material can be found in larger reference works and commentaries, but most students and lay people find that most of these books are written by scholars for scholars, which means the reader can feel bogged down in too much technical deta.
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Rev. ed. of: A dictionary of the English Bible and its origins. 2000.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-228).

Concise, convenient and comprehensive: this handy dictionary will inform and enlighten all who want to understand how the Bible came together, the history of the various texts behind it, the versions in which it has appeared, the process of editing and compilation, and the different methods of interpretation that have developed over the centuries. Much of this material can be found in larger reference works and commentaries, but most students and lay people find that most of these books are written by scholars for scholars, which means the reader can feel bogged down in too much technical deta.

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A concise dictionary of Bible origins and interpretation by Gilmore, Alec. ©2006
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