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The spellings in this dictionary correspond to the King James Version and alternative spellings found in the American Standard Version and in the Revised Standard Version are also given. This pictorial dictionary is part of the Zondervan Classic Reference Series.
Publication Date: 1988
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.38 (inches)
When you want to find out what lies behind a word, name, or concept in the Bible, turn to Zondervans Pictorial Bible Dictionary. Its designed to deepen your knowledge of the Bible through both words and pictures. Look up Archaeology and get extensive insights on how archaeological findings corroborate biblical accounts from Genesis to New Testament times. Turn to Judges and learn about Israels leaders prior to its kings. Zondervans Pictorial Bible Dictionary helps you to understand the people, places, customs, culture, and events of the Bible in a way that can help you better grasp its message and its implications for you today. More than 5,000 entries inform you on historical, geographical, chronological, and biographical aspects of the Bible. Youll also find scholarly articles on important theological subjects written by a team of 65 scholars and experts. Over 700 pictures lend visual impact and clarification on numerous topics, from the Hill of Aaron to Zorah, the home of Samson. Spellings correspond to the King James Version, the classic Bible used throughout the years by millions of Christians. Alternative spellings found in the American Standard Version and in the Revised Standard Version are also given, broadening the helpfulness of this volume.
Merrill C. Tenney was professor of theological studies and dean of the Graduate school of Theology at Wheaton College, where he taught from 1944 to 1982. In addition to teaching New Testament and Greek, he was the general editor of the Zondervan Pictorial Bible Dictionary, served on the original translation team for the New American Standard Bible, and wrote several books. Tenney was an advocate of fundamentalism and a second president of the Evangelical Theological Society. He was born in Massachusetts and received his education from Nyack Missionary Training Institute, Gordon College of Theology and Missions, Boston University, and Harvard University. He and his wife Helen and two sons.
Roxanne3 Stars Out Of 5DisappointedApril 3, 2012RoxanneQuality: 3Value: 3Meets Expectations: 1The Zondervan's Pictoral Bible Dictionary has a nice outer cover with a good feel in the hand. But when I opened it I was so disappointed. Every picture and every map is black and white. There is absolutely not one bit of color in the entire book.
I could have accepted this is they were good quality, but they are not. Thay all look like they were copied on a very poor copying machine.
The font size is also on the small size. I would suggest spending a little more money for a better Bible Dictionary.
margewisconsinAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5October 7, 2011margewisconsinAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I would highly recommend this to anyone, I regret I did not purchase it sooner,
norperezLaredo,TxAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5December 1, 2010norperezLaredo,TxAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Excellent resource. Very useful for my pastoral coursework.
Cecil Anderson5 Stars Out Of 5August 12, 2010Cecil AndersonMy wife and I were fortunate to find a "first print" copy of this book in a vintage book store some years ago. We have used it to increase our Bible knowledge and to share with others during ministry. A friend recently asked for a good source for Bible history. Knowing this dictionary to be one of the best resources around, we searched online to find another copy in an out-of-print bookstore. To our delight CBD carries reprinted versions and we ordered a copy for our friend. There is a slight size difference and an updated cover, but the content is the same. Definitely a great book for "Bible-scholars-to-be."
Cindy Beck5 Stars Out Of 5October 30, 2009Cindy BeckThis is a wonderful book to refer to for questions you may have about a person or area of the Bible. An excellent book to enhance Bible Study or teaching of the Bible. Highly recommend