At last---a dictionary especially tailored for people with limited Bible knowledge or English language proficiency! Simplified definitions and common expressions make even technical terms and concepts accessible. From Aaron to Zwingli, more than 1,300 entries provide pronunciations; parts of speech; definitions; and biblical, topical, and map cross-references. Includes Bible chronology charts and maps. 350 pages, softcover from Beacon Hill.
Help new Christians understand the meaning of the faith. A Dictionary of the Bible and Christian Doctrine in Everyday English provides easy-to-understand definitions of commonly used biblical, theological, and doctrinal terms. It covers every phase of Christian doctrine, presenting the major theological viewpoints in simple language. Perfect for use as a companion to the Bible and doctrinal study, it is extremely valuable for Sunday school teachers, pastors, and other Christian leaders instructing new converts in the Christian faith.A Dictionary of the Bible and Christian Doctrine in Everyday English features:Simple language that everyone can understandMore than 1,300 entries, including pronunciation guides and parts of speechBible references, cross references, map references, time line references, and much more!
George Lyons has been Professor of New Testament at Northwest Nazarene since 1991, after teaching 14 years at Olivet Nazarene University. He has also served as a visiting professor at Nazarene Theological Seminary, Point Loma Nazarene University, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Nazarene Theological College (Brisbane, Australia and Manchester, England), Southeast Asia Nazarene Bible College (Bangkok, Thailand) and European Nazarene College (B?singen, Germany and extensions in Razgrad, Bulgaria; Lisbon, Portugal; and Montpelier and Paris, France). He has also taught in China.He is a past president of the Wesleyan Theological Society and a member of the Society of Biblical Literature. He holds degrees from Olivet Nazarene University and Nazarene Theological Seminary as well as a PhD,from Emory University. AL TRUESDALE is emeritus professor of Philosophy of Religion and Christian Ethics at Nazarene Theological Seminary. He has earned degrees from Trevecca Nazarene University, Nazarene Theological Seminary, and Emory University. Truesdale has published numerous articles and books, including With Cords of Love. He and his wife, Esther, live in the historic South Caroline low country. J. Wesley Eby is mission education coordinator for Nazarene Missions International (NMI) for the Church of the Nazarene, and previously worked as an ESL (English as a second language) editor for Publications International. He has 29 years of experience in the education field, spending 22 of those years on a Navajo Reservation as a teacher, administrator, and ESL specialist.