Item description for Zondervan Pictorial Bible Dictionary (Zondervan Classic Reference) by J. D. Douglas & Merrill C. Tenney...
Overview The Zondervan Pictorial Bible Dictionary is designed to provide quick access to information about the Bible in both words and pictures. The more than 5,000 entries include discussions of historical, geographical, chronological, and biographical aspects of the Bible; as well as articles on theological subjects. More than 700 pictures shed further light on many topics. The spelling of names of persons and places has been taken from the King James Version; alternative spellings found in the American Standard Version and in the Revised Standard Version have also been noted.
Publishers Description When you want to find out what lies behind a word, name, or concept in the Bible, turn to Zondervan's Pictorial Bible Dictionary. It's 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 Israel's leaders prior to its kings. Zondervan's 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. You'll 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.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.6" Height: 1.8" Weight: 3 lbs.
Release Date Sep 6, 1988
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Zondervan Classic Reference
ISBN 031023560X ISBN13 9780310235606 UPC 025986235604
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More About J. D. Douglas & Merrill C. Tenney
J. D. Douglas was the revising editor of The New International Dictionary of the Bible and editor of The New Bible Dictionary. He was editor-at-large for Christianity Today.
J. D. Douglas has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Zondervan Pictorial Bible Dictionary?
Not what I expected Dec 29, 2004
I purchased this book as a quick reference for our bible history lessons - all pics are small, low quality black and white...I'll probably have a hard time explaining/describing some things and places...the maps show only "back then" I see no help as to where something is today. This "pictorial" bible dictionary is too complicated for even this grown woman to use as a quick reference. My advice would be to save your money and purchase a bible map book, a bible dictionary, and a picture book all separately as I will have to now....guess that's what I get for being cheap!
A Good Reference Tool Mar 26, 2002
While this Bible dictionary is not a complete or exhaustive type dictionary, it is amazingly broad. The contents of some of the subjects include its background and some present information. This is just a great one volume Bible doctionary to have. Zondervan press made a right move to reprint Dr. Tenny's work.
Excellent reference work Sep 16, 2000
I purchased this dictionary some years ago and it has been a constant companion to my bible. I take it everywhere I take my bible. I have compared the entries to other dictionaries and although it doesn't contain everything (what single volume can?) it does have certain references that are excluded by the others. For example, the term "ephod" I was unable to locate in any other dictionary but found it here not only with a definition but a picture as well. I enjoy just reading it by itself and have learned and clarified much. I highly recommend it as one of the best single volume pictorial dictionaries available to anyone seeking greater understanding of the Bible and the way things were.
Great reference, a must have for serious bible research Nov 9, 1998
While not completely exhaustive, it covers a tremendous range of topics with enough information to answer casual questions while pointing to further reference material for indepth study. A great starting place for almost any religious topic!