The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary is a six-volume state-of-the-art dictionary of the Bible offering the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of biblical subjects and topics. Endpaper maps of the Near Eastern world keyed to text for quick location of archaeological and biblical sites.
Coverage of religion comprises authoritative information on the terminology, concepts, faiths, theories, techniques, people, institutions, and organizations relating to all areas of religion—from the Christian Church, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, and other World Religions, to Popes, the Bible, Saints, Islamic and Christian Art and Architecture, Islam and Women, and more. This resource includes the Oxford Dictionary of the Bible and the Oxford Companion to the Bible, among many other reference tools.
Access to cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. Articles by an international team of scholars and contributors.
Explores the major themes and issues of the Pentateuch with authoritative overviews, detailed examinations and new insights from the world of the ancient Near East. Close attention is given to the text of the Old Testament and the ongoing conversation of contemporary scholarship.