Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible, Second Edition

Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible, Second Edition


chosen through selection as an "Outstanding educational booklet of 1996" and now broadly revised, the Dictionary of Deities and Demons within the Bible, co-published by means of Eerdmans and Brill, is the single significant reference paintings describing the gods, angels, demons, spirits, and semidivine heroes present in Scripture.Written via a hundred top specialists within the box, the greater than four hundred alphabetically prepared articles hide each deity whose identify happens within the Hebrew and Greek scriptures, together with the Apocrypha. during this moment version of the Dictionary, thirty entries look for the 1st time. greater than a hundred others were mentioned to this point with the most recent study. a regular access comprises: -- dialogue of every deity named and its that means; -- the religio-historical historical past of every deity and the biblical passages within which it truly is came across; -- an updated bibliography and cross-references to similar info present in the dictionary.Unique in subject material and exhaustive in assurance, this quantity should be an integral source instrument for students and scholars from a huge variety of disciplines.

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