Item description for New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible Volume 5 - NIDB (New Interpreter's Bible Dictionary) by Katharine Doob Sakenfeld...
Overview This dictionary will become the first place Bible readers look for reliable scholarship. - A-Z alphabetical order - Main entries Hebrew Greek Transliteration - Contributors are respected scholars in their fields - Summary introductions - Cross-references - Helpful outlines - Bibliography - Maps, charts, and illustrations
Publishers Description This dictionary will become the first place Bible readers look for reliable scholarship. - A-Z alphabetical order - Main entries Hebrew Greek Transliteration - Contributors are respected scholars in their fields - Summary introductions - Cross-references - Helpful outlines - Bibliography - Maps, charts, and illustrations
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.6" Width: 8" Height: 2" Weight: 4.46 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2009
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Series New Interpreter's Bible Dictionary
ISBN 0687333954 ISBN13 9780687333950
Availability 0 units.
More About Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
Katharine Doob Sakenfeld is William Albright Eisenberger Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis and Director of Doctoral Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. She is the author of "Just Wives? Stories of Power and Survival in the Old Testament and Today" and "Ruth" in the esteemed Interpretation commentary series, both published by WJK.
Katharine Doob Sakenfeld was born in 1940.
Katharine Doob Sakenfeld has published or released items in the following series...
International Theological Commentary
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching
Reviews - What do customers think about New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible Volume 5 - NIDB?
Great Resource Nov 7, 2009
A great resource (the whole set) by top mainline scholars. A must have for anyone still depending on the "old" set.
New Interpreters Dictionary is Finished! Aug 12, 2009
I began my "quest" in collecting the New Interpreters Dictionary four years ago on a subscription basis, and this final edition (s-z) was released this month (August 2009). It now proudly sits with my others, I consider it as much an encyclopedia as a dictionary.
I especially appreciate this set because it is both contemporary - including current archeological finds - and useful. Each passage has the search word, its pronunciation, and then the formal Greek or Hebrew text for the original word following. You don't have to know Greek or Hebrew to appreciate it, since it immediately explains the word and gives the context and passage in which the word (if uncommon) is found.
This series contains information both the canon and non-canonical texts, and is one of the most thorough resources I have found to date. While obviously this book is aimed at libraries and Biblical scholars, it is a wonderful reference series for churches, pastors, and anyone who regularly needs background on scriptural texts.