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Biblical Studies, Cognitive Science Approaches in

István Czachesz

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Cognitive Science Approaches in Biblical StudiesIntroductionSince the mid-2000s, cognitive science approaches have been used in biblical studies. Cogn...

Caesarea Maritima

Leslie J. Hoppe

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Caesarea Maritima Introduction Caesarea Maritima was a port city built by Herod the Great in 22 bce on the site of the Hellenistic period anch...


Ann E. Killebrew

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

CanaanitesIntroductionThe Canaanites are best known from the biblical accounts that portray them as a hostile, pre-Israelite indigenous population res...

Canon, Biblical

Lee Martin McDonald

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Biblical CanonIntroductionA biblical canon is the collection of books that comprise the sacred scriptures or Bibles of Jews and Christians. The study ...


S. Rebecca Martin

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Ceramics Introduction Ceramics offer insights into human behaviors, technologies, and economies in a way that is currently unmatched by any ot...


Raanan Eichler

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

CherubimIntroductionCherubim (singular: cherub; Hebrew plural: keruvim; Hebrew singular: keruv) are marvelous, winged beings in the Hebrew Bible (see

Child Metaphors in the New Testament

Amy Lindeman Allen

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Child Metaphors in the New TestamentIntroductionWithin literary studies, the term metaphor has a variety of uses. Most narrowly, the term refers to th...

Children in the Hebrew Bible

Julie Faith Parker

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Children in the Hebrew BibleIntroductionChildren pervade the Hebrew Bible and were an integral part of ancient societies, yet they were largely ignore...

Children in the New Testament World

Amy Lindeman Allen

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Children in the New Testament WorldIntroductionAt the turn of the 20th century, Clarence Herbert Woolston penned the words to the now famous children’...

Christian Apocrypha

Tony Burke

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Christian Apocrypha Introduction “Christian Apocrypha” designates non-biblical Christian literature that features tales of Jesus, his family, ...


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, First and Second

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, First

Harry Maier

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

1 ClementIntroduction1 Clement is a letter attributed to Clement of Rome (fl. second half of the 1st century ce). It is from a single hand, comprising...

Clement, Second

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, Second

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...

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