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Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible (5 vols.)

by Silva, Moisés, Tenney, Merrill Chapin

Zondervan 2009

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Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible (5 vols.)
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Overview

The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible has been a classic Bible study resource for more than thirty years. Now thoroughly revised, this new five-volume edition provides up-to-date entries based on the latest scholarship. Beautiful full-color pictures supplement the text, which includes new articles in addition to thorough updates and improvements of existing topics. Different viewpoints of scholarship permit a well-rounded perspective on significant issues relating to doctrines, themes, and biblical interpretation. The goal remains the same in the new edition: to provide pastors, teachers, students, and devoted Bible readers a comprehensive and reliable library of information.

Key Features

  • More than 5,000 pages of vital information on Bible lands and people
  • More than 7,500 articles alphabetically arranged for easy reference
  • Hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations, charts, and graphs
  • Full-color and black-and-white maps and outline maps for easy reference
  • Scholarly articles ranging across the entire spectrum of theological and biblical topics
  • Scholarship backed by the most current body of historical and archaeological research
  • 238 contributors from around the world

Praise for the Print Edition

Pastors or Teachers will be hard-pressed to find a topic that is not covered in The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible. It can save a thoughtful pastor and teacher many hours of work in their study of the Scriptures.

Haddon Robinson, Harold John Ockenga Professor of Preaching, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

The newly released Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible is a comprehensive study tool to be considered a core reference work of value to families, college and lay students, as well as pastors and more serious scholars. Clearly written in a contemporary style and presented in a user-friendly format, this updated version of a classic reference work is an excellent resource for homeschool study. Presenting information on both the biblical text and historical context of Scripture, the Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible clearly articulates the vast gamut of knowledge foundational to a study of Scripture.

—Shelly Beach, award-winning author

The best Bible encyclopedia just got better. This resource is essential for anyone who wants to study the Bible.

Mark Driscoll

Lavishly illustrated and in readable English, the Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible is more accessible for non-scholars than comparable Bible encyclopedias. The new articles reflect the great advances made since this useful work's first appearance.

—Craig Keener

For preachers and teachers of the Bible, few things are more important than being able to speak with authority and confidence. Where does that come from? In part from knowing things as detailed as how to pronounce a strange name correctly, as overarching as what we learn in a theological article, or as comprehensive as a character biography. All are here. The original edition of this encyclopedia has helped me preach more confidently for decades, and so I look forward to using the new and improved edition.

—Craig Brian Larson, co-editor of The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching

Individual Titles

Volume 1: A–C

  • Editors: Merrill C. Tenney, Moisés Silva
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 1,126

Volume 2: D–G

  • Editors: Merrill C. Tenney, Moisés Silva
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 899

Volume 3: H–L

  • Editors: Merrill C. Tenney, Moisés Silva
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 1,145

Volume 4: M–P

  • Editors: Merrill C. Tenney, Moisés Silva
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 1,107

Volume 5: Q–Z

  • Editors: Merrill C. Tenney, Moisés Silva
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 1,243

Product Details

  • Title: Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • General Editors: Merrill C. Tenney, Moisés Silva
  • Volumes: 5
  • Pages: 5,520

About the Editors

Merrill C. Tenney was professor of theological studies and dean of the Graduate school of Theology at Wheaton College.

Moisés Silva taught biblical studies at Westmont College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Gordon-Conwell Seminary.