The New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible

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Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
Abingdon Press, 2009 - Religion - 5 pages
6 Reviews

The most complete coverage of theological topics
This dictionary is the definitive starting point for research on any topic, place or person in the Bible, with emphasis on the crucial theological concepts. Based on the NRSV.

Unparalleled quality of information
Written by 900 scholars, experts in their fields, from 40 nations and a variety of perspectives and diverse theological commitments.

Totally new entries
7100 fresh, original articles. Also contains 1300 distinct cross-reference entries.

Balanced and relevant content
For any pastor, rabbi, preacher, teacher, or student who is preparing to serve the congregation. Theological content and thorough discussion of various interpretations is tailored for congregational use.

It will become your most trusted companion!

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The material is not overly technical

User Review  - monkle - Christianbook.com

The material under each listing is not overly technical. The scholars chosen to write each article are of the highest caliber. I particularly like the feature of each listing is in Hebrew and Greek. Read full review

Just what the Dr. ordered

User Review  - Dave M - Christianbook.com

I am a Seminarian at Christian Theological Seminary currently enrolled in an Exegesis of Mark course. The syllabus requires that we have a good bible dictionary. Since I already own the New ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Katharine Doob Sakenfeld is the William Albright Eisenberger Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary. Professor Sakenfeld's area of expertise includes the narratives concerning the pre-monarchic period, Methods (including Feminist Interpretation), and Sociology of the Old Testament. She is a member of many academic and professional associations, including the Society of Biblical Literature (where she serves on a number of committees) and Catholic Biblical Association. Her editorial board service includes the Journal of Biblical Literature, Theology Today, Bible Review, Word and World, and many other ecumenical and denominational boards. Her publications include The Meaning of Hesed in the Hebrew Bible (Scholars Press), Faithfulness in Action: Loyalty in Biblical Perspective (Fortress Press), commentaries on Numbers (Eerdmans) and Ruth (John Knox), and Just Wives?: Stories of Power and Survival in the Old Testament Today. Her published articles have appeared in Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Theology Today, Interpretation, and the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, as well as journals published in Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, and South Africa.

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