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Publication Date: 2015
Series: Zondervan's Understand the Bible Reference
An exhaustive, ready reference of every person named in the Bible 40 major figures covered in full-length articles Contributions from 24 world-class evangelical scholars Biblical references, brief description and relationship to other Bible Characters Uncover the Value of Every Man and Woman in the Bible From Aaron to Zurishadai, the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters is an exhaustive, ready reference of every person named in the Bible. Discover the parts men and women from the obscure to the famous to the infamous have played in the unfolding story of Scripture. Entries range from one-line biblical references for minor characters to full-length articles that address the theological significance of over forty major figures. With entries based on the New International Versiontodays most read, most trusted Bible translationthis easy-to-use volume will help pastors, teachers, students, and church workers identify and understand the importance of every person in the Bible. The New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters features contributions from top biblical scholars of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. In addition to the alphabetic name-entries, twenty supporting articles shed light on topics of particular interest and relevance, such as: • Kings of Judah and Israel • Women in the Bible • Children in the Bible • The Apostles • Pharisees • The Elderly in the Bible • Angels in the Bible • Jewish Genealogies ZONDERVANS UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE REFERENCE SERIES This six-volume series supplies users of todays most popular modern Bible translation, the New International Version, with scholarly, economical, and uncompromisingly evangelical study tools. It includes the New International Bible Commentary, New International Bible Dictionary, New International Bible Concordance, and New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties, and the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters.
Paul Gardner (PhD Cambridge University) taught for seven years at Oak Hill Theological College after his ordination, and then moved to parish ministry in Cheshire. In 2003 he was appointed Archdeacon of Exeter. He has published a number of books and articles, including commentaries on Revelation and on 2 Peter and Jude.
anneasimToronto, OnAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5December 30, 2012anneasimToronto, OnAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Summarize well the lives of the biblical characters.
Henry Parson- Sr.4 Stars Out Of 5May 21, 2010Henry Parson- Sr.A "who's who" of the scriptures, an invaluable tool forthe bible neophyte to the mature Christian. We all havetrouble pronouncing biblical characters' names correctly.This book would have been a gem if this feature had been included.
John Mezzacappa5 Stars Out Of 5February 17, 2010John MezzacappaI love this easy to use great information and an awesome compainion to the Bible. And did i mention the GR8 price.
rhonda taylor5 Stars Out Of 5January 14, 2008rhonda taylorI believe that everyone needs to know about each character and their role in the bible. It's very helpful for me to know my role in life; I need my family to understand the bible and it's characters better.My friend recommended this book for us. I'm grateful!