The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible: An Illustrated Encyclopedia by Edited by George Arthur Buttrick soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1991, Hardback in dust wrapper.
The full title being: The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible: An Illustrated Encyclopedia Identifying and Explaining All Proper Names and Significant Terms and Subjects in the Holy Scriptures, Including the Apocrypha: With Attention to Archaeological Discoveries and Researches into the Life and Faith of Ancient Times. 19th printing. [First Published: 1962, in 4 volumes with the supplementary published 1976] Volume 1, A-D: XXXI, 876, XVIV pp; Volume 2, E-J: VII, 1030 pp; Volume 3 K-Q: VII, 964 pp; Volume 4 R-Z: VII, 964 pp; Volume 5 Supplementary: XXV, 998 pp;
FROM THE COVER: The Interpreters Dictionary Of The Bible is the work of 253 skilled writers planned and completed under the direction of George A. Buttrick, editor; associate editors Thomas S. Kepler, John Knox, Herbert Gordon May, and Samuel Terrien; and Emory Stevens Bucke.
The Interpreters Dictionary Of The Bible is the most comprehensive and up-to-date work of its kind. It draws fully upon mans accumulated knowledge of the Bible and other relevant data and documents.
For the minister it is a ready, all-purpose resource work for almost every phase of biblical inquiry. For church and Sunday-school teachers this dictionary will quicken the study and use of the Bible and greatly add both to knowledge and to teaching resources. For educators and students it is a comprehensive reference. Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Maps; Abbreviations; Photographic end papers & blanks;
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. All 5 volumes very presentable, a hint of sunning to the spine and a slight lean to the supplementary volume. Volume 4 dust wrapper is snagged at the head of the spine and has a ding at the upper join. Text complete, clean and tight throughout.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. Unnumbered pages. 10¼” x 7¼”.
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