THE INTERPRETERS' DICTIONARY OF THE BIBLE by George A.- (Ed. in Chief) Buttrick

THE INTERPRETERS' DICTIONARY OF THE BIBLE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The many clergy who have already become delightedly familiar with the 12 volume Interpreters' Bible will eagerly welcome these additional four volumes to their working library. 253 theologians and scholars who are experts in their respective fields have combined their talents and their wisdom to produce a Bible dictionary which will prove to be indispensable to all students of the Bible. It is the most comprehensive work of this kind thus far published, and it so extensively and freely uses the material provided by the most recent study and research as to make it unnecessary to search much farther afield for the information needed. More an encyclopedia than just a dictionary, it is profusely illustrated in black and white and in color, 163 maps, including 24 full page color Westminster maps, articles on all the books of the Bible, the Apocrypha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and much else. Any difficulty which arises from reading the Bible, either the meaning and pronunciation of unfamiliar words, or the elucidation of troublesome passges, will be considerably resolved in these volumes of such rich resources. All libraries must have them, and as many clergy and other Bible students as possible should own them for themselves. The wonder is not that they cost so much but that so much of value can be compressed into 4 volumes. Each is the same size as the Interpreters' Bible.

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1962
Publisher: Abingdon