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Revised and expanded, this best-selling study tool features hundreds of color photos and maps, a pronunciation guide, information from archaeological excavations, timelines, extensive cross-referencing, unique scale drawings, major articles on theological topics, a variety of Bible translations, and, of course, exhaustive definitions of people, places, things and events. This dictionary was designed to serve a broad audience, from laypeople, students, ministers, as well as professors and scholars.

Author Bios

Chad Owen Brand

Chad Owen Brand (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) writes a conclusion on the theological and pastoral implications of Romans 7.

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Archie England

North Greenville College, Tigerville, SC 1999-2001 Associate Professor, Christian Studies Division 1997-1999 Assistant Professor, Christian Studies Division Courses taught include: Old Testament Survey, Beginning Hebrew, Principles of Theological Research and Writing, Biblical Hermeneutics, 2000 level courses specific Old Testament Topics, and 4000 level courses that are (English language) intensive book studies on Genesis; Exodus; Joshua, Judges, and Ruth; and Hoses and Amos. Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Memphis, TN 1995 -1997, Contract Appointment, Adjunct Instructor, Old Testament/ Research & Writing 1994-1995, Adjunct Instructor, Old Testament Department 1993-1994, Adjunct Instructor, Old Testament Department 1992-1993, Supervised teaching, fulfilling Doctoral Program requirements Graduate at University of Arkanses, Little Rock, AR (Guest lecturer for the Philosophy and Religion Department) 1993-1994, “World of the New Testament” (Fall 1993) Graduate Assistant at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Memphis, TN 1991-1994, Teaching Assistant, Dr. Larry L. Walker, Old Testament and Semintic Studies 1991-1992, Teaching Assistant for Dr. Richard R. Melick, Jr., New Testament and Greek Leffingwell Christian High School, Norwalk, CA 1986-1990, Teacher in the Math, English, and Bible Departments

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Trent C. Butler

Trent C. Butler served ten years on the faculty of the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Ruschilkon, Switzerland, and for twenty-two years as editor and editorial director for Holman Bible Publishers. He wrote the Word Biblical Commentary volume on Joshua, the Layman's Bible Book Commentary on Isaiah, the Holman Old Testament Commentaries on Isaiah and on Hosea through Micah, and the Holman New Testament Commentary on Luke. Dr. Butler has a Ph.D. in biblical studies and linguistics from Vanderbilt University, has done further study at Heidelberg and Zurich, and has participated in the excavation of Beersheba. Currently, he is a retired freelance editor.

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