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A Dictionary of the English Bible and Its Origins

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A Dictionary of the English Bible and Its Origins by Alec Gilmore
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This Dictionary is designed to increase awareness of Bible origins, introduce readers to the variety of versions and manuscripts that lie behind the familiar English translation(s). It also provides, in alphabetical order, 'student notes' on texts, versions, manuscripts, persons, places and terminology, covering the origins of the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament and the English Bible, including recent translations. Generally, this book will facilitate a more intelligent understanding of the Bible among lay people by removing some of the mystique and prejudices associated with it. Entries are factual, not evaluative, and reflect contemporary biblical scholarship. This is a handy reference tool for anyone at all interested in the Bible.

Author Biography

Alec Gilmore is a Baptist minister in the UK with a lifetime's experience in pastoral work, lay training and adult education. His most recent books are Preaching as Theatre (SCM), Aid Matters (SCM) and A Dictionary of Bible Origins (SAP/Continuum).
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2000
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Sheffield Academic Press
Pages
194
Dimensions
156x234x10
ISBN-13
9781841270685
Product ID
3071206

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