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David B. Capes

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Christology Introduction Christology refers to that branch of Christian theology concerned primarily with the person and work of Jesus. From t...

Chronicles, 1 and 2

Steven Shawn Tuell

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

1 and 2 Chronicles Introduction Although divided into two books in modern Bibles (a division dating to the Septuagint), Chronicles was orig...

Cities of Refuge

John R. Spencer

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Cities of RefugeIntroductionWithin the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament there is a provision for six cities of refuge (“cities of intaking” [ערי מקלט]), whe...

Clement of Alexandria

Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Clement of AlexandriaIntroductionClement of Alexandria (Titus Flavius Clemens) was one of the most erudite Christian writers of the 2nd century. As li...

Clement, 2

Wilhelm Pratscher

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

2 Clement Introduction The text of 2 Clement has only survived in three manuscripts. The oldest one, the Codex Alexandrinus (A), ends at 12.5,...


Alicia Batten, Antonios Finitsis

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

ClothingIntroductionClothing refers to skins or garments made from the manipulation of fibers or threads (i.e. woven, knitted, sprang, etc.) that cove...


Jerry L. Sumney

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Colossians Introduction Colossians is often seen as a letter on the edge of the transition from Pauline to post-Pauline thought, being identif...


Zeba Crook

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

ConversionIntroductionConversion is the sort of phenomenon that every person seems intuitively to understand, and yet an intuitive definition eludes u...

Corinthians, 2

Thomas D. Stegman

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

2 Corinthians Introduction Paul’s second (canonical) letter to the Corinthians is one of the undisputed Pauline epistles (i.e., scholars are i...

Cosmology, Near East

Kevin M. McGeough

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Cosmology, Near EastIntroductionThe terms “cosmology” and “cosmogony” are sometimes used inconsistently within Near Eastern studies. A cosmology is us...


John Bergsma

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

CovenantIntroductionThe precise definition of covenant (Heb. b’rith, Gk. diatheke) is a matter of scholarly debate, but many contemporary scholars wou...

Covenant, Ark of the

Raanan Eichler

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Ark of The CovenantIntroductionThe ark of the covenant was, according to the Hebrew Bible (Oxford Bibliographies article in Biblical Studies “Biblical...


John Granger Cook, David W. Chapman

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

CrucifixionIntroductionCrucifixion and related bodily suspension penalties were widely employed in Antiquity for the punishment of criminals and in ti...


Carol Newsom

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Daniel Introduction The book of Daniel contains a collection of short narratives about Daniel and his three friends at the courts of pagan ki...

Daniel, Additions to

Amanda Davis Bledsoe

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Additions to DanielIntroductionThe Additions to Daniel comprise three additional literary texts that are not found in the Hebrew-Aramaic version of th...


Victor H. Matthews, Dan Pioske

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

DavidIntroductionFew persons mentioned in the biblical text have had as much influence on later traditions as has David. This complex biblical charact...

Death and Burial

Christopher B. Hays

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Death and Burial Introduction The present bibliography is structured according to a comparative approach to death and burial in the Hebrew Bib...


Matthew Goff, Blake Jurgens, Emily Olsen

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

DemonsIntroductionThe term “demon” is used to describe a wide variety of spiritual beings. The word derives from the Greek term daimōn, which refers t...

Deuteronomistic History

Gary N. Knoppers, Jonathan S. Greer

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Deuteronomistic History Introduction The Deuteronomistic History (DH) is a modern theoretical construct holding that behind the present for...


Stephen L. Cook

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Deuteronomy Introduction Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It stands last in the section known as the books ...

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