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The New Lion Encyclopedia of the Bible John Drane

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18 Sep 1998
320 pages: 216 x 280

This exciting new edition of the bestselling Lion Encyclopedia of the Bible - which has sold over two million copies worldwide in previous editions - boasts re-written text that works with brand new illustrations to offer a superb show-and-tell approach.
Summary of Content: 1. Outline of Bible History: An overview of the main turning points in biblical history. 2. Peoples and Empire: More detailed information on the nations that influenced the history and culture of the Jews. 3. The World of the Bible: A comprehensive survey of life in Bible times. 4. Religion and Worship Beliefs and practices: Abraham to the early church. 5. The Life and Teaching of Jesus: An introduction to Jesus and his message. 6. The Bible, book by book: Outlines of each Bible book 7. Rapid Factfinder: Annotated lists of people, places and topics, with complete index plus cross references to rest of book.
JOHN DRANE taught practical theology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland until 2004. He is also an adjunct professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, California, and a visiting professor at Morling College, Sydney. He has written scores of books for both children and adults, all of them on spiritual and Christian themes. At the last count, they had been translated into more than 60 languages, with more being added all the time. He is widely known for his best-selling books on the Bible: ‘Introducing the Old Testament, 3rd edition’ , ‘Introducing the New Testament, 2nd edition’, and ‘The World of the Bible.’ John is married to Olive and they have three children.

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