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  • ῾Abbasid Caliphate (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Abbasid Caliphate (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    As the result of a revolution that culminated In 750 ce in the defeat of the last Umayyad caliph, Marwan ibn Muhammad , on ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Adullam (A-Z entry)

    A place in the hills of Judah . When David fled from Saul he hid in a cave nearby and there gathered a supportive ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Base Community (A-Z entry)

    a translation of a Spanish term, comunidad de base: “basic or foundational society,” for certain popular church groups in Central and South America ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Development and Archaeology (A-Z entry)

    Nowhere has the dialogue between the past and the present had a greater impact on current economic, political, and religious realities than in the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • French Archaeological Missions (A-Z entry)

    In France, the archaeology of the Near East has long been a concern of the state. Since the nineteenth century, French political authorities have ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Holiness Code (A-Z entry)

    the ritual and ethical laws in Lev 17–26, named from the repeated exhortation to the Israelites to be holy. The authors of this ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Israel, History of (A-Z entry)

    The Biblical Story of Israel. Genesis 32.28 reports God's words to Jacob : “You shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Israel, Religion of (A-Z entry)

    Ancient Israel and Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting. Scholarship on ancient Israelite religion seems to swing back and forth, as if attached to a ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Jew (A-Z entry)

    The English word “Jew” is derived from Hebrew yĕhûdî ( fem. yĕhûdît , “Judith”; see Gen. 26.34 ; also the book of Judith), meaning ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • liberation theology (A-Z entry)

    Several Roman Catholic theologians working in impoverished communities in Latin America have emphasized that both in the OT and in the NT injustice and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Liberation Theology: Africa and the Bible (Chapters)

    Introduction ‘Further developments in African Christianity will test the depth of the impact that the Bible has made upon Africa’, says Kwame Bediako in ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible

  • Liberation Theology: Europe (Chapters)

    By ‘liberation theology’ I understand theology that arises from the processes of liberation in social communities. The interpretation of the Bible from the perspective ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible

  • Liberation Theology: Latin America (Chapters)

    Fundamental Commitments Latin American liberation theology conceives of its primary responsibility as doing theology from a lived experience with the poor in solidarity with ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible

  • Lightfoot, Joseph Barber (A-Z entry)

    ( 1828 – 89 ) English NT scholar . After a long academic life at Cambridge, he became bishop of Durham in 1879 . ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Marcion (A-Z entry)

    ( 85 – 160 ce ) Influential heretic who came to Rome in 140 ce and established schismatic congregations. He held that the God ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Menorah (A-Z entry)

    The seven‐branched candelabrum of the wilderness tabernacle and Jerusalem Temples , it was typical of Iron Age elevated metal structures combining the functions of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Nationalism and Archaeology (A-Z entry)

    Consciously or subconsciously, archaeological interpretation and the public presentation of archaeological monuments are used to support the prestige or power of modern nation-states. Although ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Pastoral Epistles (A-Z entry)

    The three letters of the NT placed after 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Since 1726 , when Paul Anton called the two NT letters to ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Pirkei (A-Z entry)

    ʾ Avot (“chapters of the Fathers”) a tractate of the Mishnah (called ʾAvot ) that begins by tracing the transmission of the oral ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

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