All Things in the Bible: An Encyclopedia of the Biblical World

October 30, 2020
All Things in the Bible: An Encyclopedia of the Biblical World

The Bible is the central text of Western civilization, and anunderstanding of it is vital to the study of world history andculture. In addition, more and more high school and collegestudents are studying the Bible as literature. Monumental in scopeand written especially for high school students and generalreaders, this encyclopedia surveys the material culture, customs,and beliefs of the biblical world. Included are more than 200alphabetically arranged entries on the tools, animals, foods,habits, laws, professions, and peoples of the Bible.Each entry provides definitions; scriptural references;etymological, historical, and archaeological information; and, whenpossible, a discussion of the relevance of the topic to modernreaders. The encyclopedia covers the peoples who were a part ofbiblical life: the Essenes and Pharisees, the scribes and priests,the neighbors and enemies, and the great powers that enslaved them.In addition, it explains many of the major events in Israel'shistory, the accepted concept of cosmology and weather, and thecommon understanding of many details from the Creation toArmageddon.https://www.amazon.com/All-Things-Bible-volumes-Encyclopedia/dp/0313330824