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The Oxford companion to the Bible

Author: Bruce Manning Metzger; Michael David Coogan
Publisher: Oxford [U.K.] : Oxford University Press, 2004-
Edition/Format:   Website : Document : Updating website   Continually Updated Resource   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Oxford Companion to the Bible provides an authoritative one-volume reference to the people, places, events, books, institutions, religious belief, and secular influence of the Bible. Written by more than 250 scholars from some 20 nations and embracing a wide variety of perspectives, the Companion offers over seven hundred entries, ranging from brief identifications--who is Dives? where is Pisgah?--to extensive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford University Press, 1993
Material Type: Document, Updating website, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Continually Updated Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Manning Metzger; Michael David Coogan
ISBN: 9780199891023 0199891028
OCLC Number: 857893385
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed on January 18, 2013).
Published to Oxford Reference: 2004.
Print publication date: 1993.
Description: 1 online resource : digital files
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Companion to the Bible
Responsibility: edited by Bruce M. Metzger, Michael D. Coogan.

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A one-volume encyclopedia covering all aspects of the Bible - key persons, places, events, concepts, institutions, and realities of biblical times.  Read more...
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After the Bible itself, this is the ideal Companion to give those in our armed forces information on the central book of Western culture. * Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, Volume 125, No. 2, Read more...

 
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