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  • Abraham (A-Z entry)

    Abraham is the earliest biblical character who is delineated clearly enough to be correlated, to a limited extent, within world history. His homeland on ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Inspiration and Inerrancy (A-Z entry)

    With regard to the Bible, inspiration denotes the doctrine that the human authors and editors of canonical scripture were led or influenced by the ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Judea (A-Z entry)

    the Roman name for the area of Judah.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Qurʾān and the Bible, The (A-Z entry)

    The belief that God speaks through scripture he has inspired is shared by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. In spite of the considerable differences among ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Umayyad Caliphate (A-Z entry)

    In 661 ce political power shifted away from family of the prophet Muhammad and passed to the descendants of one of the old Quraysh ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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