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The Lexham Bible Dictionary spans more than 7,200 articles, with contributions from hundreds of top scholars from around the world. Designed as a digital resource, this more than 4.5 million word project integrates seamlessly with the rest of your Logos library. And regular updates are applied automatically, ensuring that it never goes out of date.

Lexham Bible Dictionary places the most relevant information at the top of each article and articles are divided into specific subjects, making the entire dictionary more useable. In addition, hand-curated links between articles aid your research, helping you naturally move through related topics. The Lexham Bible Dictionary answers your questions as they arise and expands your knowledge of the Bible.

Author Bios

John D. Barry

John D. Barry is the CEO and Founder of Jesus' Economy, a non-profit dedicated to creating jobs and churches in the developing world. He also serves as a missionary with Resurrect Church Movement, the domestic division of Jesus' Economy dedicated to equipping U.S. churches to alleviate poverty and plant churches. John is the editor of Lexham Bible Dictionary and has authored or edited over 30 books, including The Resurrected Servant in Isaiah, Cutting Ties with Darkness, and the daily devotional Connect the Testaments. John formerly served as founding publisher of Lexham Press and is the former editor-in-chief of Bible Study Magazine. John speaks internationally on engaging the Bible, poverty, and spreading the gospel.

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Derek R. Brown

Derek R. Brown is a contributing editor of the Faithlife Study Bible and co-author of the Studies in Faithful Living series. The first volume in the series is Abraham: Following God’s Promise. He is also a regular contributor to Bible Study Magazine and the Lexham Bible Dictionary.

Derek holds a PhD in New Testament Studies and Christian Origins from the University of Edinburgh, a MCS in New Testament Studies from Regent College, and a BSc in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon.

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Douglas Mangum

Douglas Mangum is a contributing editor for the Faithlife Study Bible and co-author for the Studies in Faithful Living series. The first volume in the series is Abraham: Following God’s Promise. He is also an editor for the Lexham English Bible, a regular contributor to Bible Study Magazine, and an editor and contributor for the Lexham Bible Dictionary.

Doug is a PhD candidate in Classical and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Free State; he holds a Master of Arts in Hebrew and Semitic Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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Carrie Sinclair Wolcott

Carrie Sinclair Wolcott is a contributing editor for Logos Bible Software and Lexham Press. She has worked extensively on Lexham Bible Dictionary. She holds a Master of Arts in theological studies from Regent College.

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Lazarus Wentz

Lazarus Wentz is the associate editor of the Lexham Bible Dictionary. He previously trained in Biblical Studies and Latin for over 3,000 hours in the course of seven years. He is now transitioning into Pastoral Counseling, is an M.A. Candidate in Psychology, and will begin his Ph.D. in 2013.

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Elliot Ritzema

Elliot Ritzema

Elliot Ritzema graduated with an MDiv from Regent College, where he was a teaching assistant for Biblical Hermeneutics and Christian Thought & Culture. He was also editor of—and frequent contributor to—the Et Cetera, Regent's weekly student newsletter. He has a BA in Journalism (magna cum laude) from the University of Richmond, and served as a copy editing intern at the Los Angeles Times. He has a particular interest in Christian education and ethics, and frequently teaches classes (and occasionally preaches) at the church he and his wife attend in Bellingham, WA.

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Wendy Widder

Wendy Widder

Dr. Wendy Widder contracts with Faithlife as a contributing editor for Logos Mobile Education, but has spent much of her career in the classroom. She began with fifth graders, then made her way into the college and seminary environments. Presently, Widder enjoys teaching and preaching in her local church as opportunities arise.

She has a PhD in Near Eastern studies from the University of the Free State, South Africa, and has also earned an MA in Hebrew and Semitic studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as an MDiv with an emphasis in educational ministries from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.

Widder is the author of two books for singles, Living Whole without a Better Half (2nd edition; Kregel Publications, 2014) and A Match Made in Heaven: How Singles and the Church Can Live Happily Ever After (Kregel Publications, 2003). She also coauthored a book with her father for Christian school teachers, The Forest and the Trees: Helping Teachers Integrate a Biblical Worldview across the Curriculum (Wipf and Stock, 2008). Additionally, her master’s thesis and PhD dissertation have been published by Logos Bible Software and Walter de Gruyter, respectively.  Widder is currently writing commentaries on the book of Daniel for two new series by Zondervan (The Story of God; Hearing the Message of Scripture). Her greatest passions are writing biblically and theologically solid materials for laypeople, as well as teaching the Bible in an engaging way.

 

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