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  • Abraham (A-Z entry)

    Abraham is recognized as the forefather of both Judaism and Christianity but for different reasons. Within the Hebrew Bible, Abraham’s true progeny constitutes an ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • Active Intellect (A-Z entry)

    in mystical thought, the repository of the intelligible forms that govern the sublunar world.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Acts of the Apostles (A-Z entry)

    See Luke–Acts .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • Acts of the Apostles (A-Z entry)

    The fifth book of the New Testament in the common arrangement, Acts records certain phases of the progress of Christianity for a period of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Adam (A-Z entry)

    Adam and Eve, the first couple according to biblical tradition, are important not biographically but typologically. As ancestors of all human beings (Gen 5 ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • Adam, Last (A-Z entry)

    The figure of Adam is well known as the first created man, shortly to be followed by Eve (Gen 2:7 , 21–23 ) , ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • Adoption (A-Z entry)

    Adoption is not a common topic in the Bible. There are no direct references to it in the Hebrew Bible. The term hulothesia (lit. ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • Afterlife and Immortality (A-Z entry)

    This entry consists of two articles on views of life after death within the historical communities of Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism and ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Allegory and Typology (A-Z entry)

    Attempts to define allegory vary. The simplest way to understand it is etymologically: “saying something other” (derived from allos [“other”] and agoreuein [“to declare”]). ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • Amos (A-Z entry)

    See Book of the Twelve (Minor Prophets) .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • Amos (Chapters)

    Amos is the earliest of the prophets who have books in their names. In fact, his oracles were transmitted orally and were only collected ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

  • Anathema (A-Z entry)

    A Greek word corresponding to Hebr. ḥērem ( See Ban ) and designating an object dedicated or devoted to a deity either for consecration ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Angels (A-Z entry)

    This survey focuses on the angelology of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament, as well as other Second Temple literature, with a brief ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • Anger (A-Z entry)

    Yahweh’s dramatic self-revelation to Moses features the expression “slow to anger” ( ʾerek ʾappayim ) in the context of divine mercy, grace, kindness, and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • annunciation (A-Z entry)

    The message brought by the angel Gabriel to Mary recorded only by Luke ( 1: 26–38 ) that she would be the mother of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

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    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

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    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

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    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

  • anthropology (A-Z entry)

    Usually the study of mankind's cultures, customs, and cults—but in Christian theology it is used for the doctrine that men and women are made ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

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    The question “What is humanity?” dates far back into pre-Hellenistic antiquity. As early as the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt, humans have thought ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

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