Contains over 6,000 entries that provide information about developments and issues associated with the study of the Bible, covering people and places, versions of the Bible, methodologies of Bible scholarship, and historical and archaeological subjects, and includes illustrations, cross-references, and bibliographies.
The Dictionary of Biblical Imagery is dedicated to exploring the images, symbols, motifs, metaphors and literary patterns found in the Bible. It examines the Bible's universal archetypes or master images--including the plot motifs and character types that recur throughout life, literature and the Bible.
Explores the history of human reflection and research on the meaning of the Old and New Testaments. This work on the theory and practice of biblical interpretation explores the history of reflection, research, and commentary on Scripture by: reviewing the lives and ideas of those who have made significant contributions to biblical interpretation, exploring the history of interpretation of the various biblical writings, including apocryphal and deuterocanonical works, and examining methods and movements that have informed the reading of Scripture, from the first century to the present day.