Catholic Bible Dictionary Hardcover

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Catholic Bible Dictionary Hardcover

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Catholic Bible Dictionary Hardcover

More than a generation has passed since the appearance of the last major Catholic Bible dictionary. It has been a fertile generation for biblical scholarship, biblical archaeology, and the Church's interpretation of the Bible. It is time for a new resource.

This accessible, comprehensive, and highly readable guide provides everything the average Catholic needs to know about the Bible and contains more than five thousand entries, including:

- Every book of the Catholic canons of the Old and New Testaments, outlined and explained in their entirety - Every significant person in the Bible, historical places, and events
- The social conventions and traditions of everyday life in ancient Israel; everything from marriage and religious festivals to music, money and food
- The language and imagery of the Bible
- The civilizations that influenced events recorded in the Bible
- ancient Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia, Greece, and Rome
- Key archaeological sites and finds
- Church teaching, doctrine, and theology that relates the reading and interpretation of the Bible to themes ranging from the sacraments to inspiration
- Detailed maps of the world in biblical times Catholic Bible Dictionary is an invaluable source of information, insight, and guidance for Catholics and others who are interested in enriching their understanding of Sacred Scripture.

Scott Hahn draws from two millennia of scholarship to create a powerful tool for deeper and more rewarding biblical study.

Cover: Hardcover
Font Size: Standard Print
Bible Features: Illustrated
Size: 9.5" x 7.5"
Pages: 992

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