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  • E (A-Z entry)

    The symbol for that strand in the narratives of the Pentateuch where Elohim is used for the divine name. It is thought to derive ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • E (A-Z entry)

    The abbreviation for the Elohist source or tradition in the Pentateuch . The term “Elohist” is derived from ʾĕlōhîm , a Hebrew word for ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • eagle (A-Z entry)

    A bird recognized by its speed in flight ( 2 Sam. 1: 23 ; cf. Rev. 4: 7 ). Those mentioned by Jesus as ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Eagle of Saint Mark. (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • ear (A-Z entry)

    Literally, the human organ (e.g. Luke 22: 50 ), but also metaphorically of the inward disposition to listen and take heed (e.g. Mark 4: ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Earlier Conquests (Chapters) This result contains an image

    Tiglath‐pileser I, who ruled towards the end of the 2nd millennium bce , called himself ‘king of the world, king of Assyria, king of ...

    Source: Oxford Bible Atlas; from chapter The Assyrian Empire

  • Early Apologetics: Justin Martyr (Chapters)

    Justin (born about the turn of the second century; martyred 165), as a young Platonist was convinced by the Bible, understood as prophecy, of ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible; from chapter The Early Church

  • Early Catholicism (A-Z entry)

    Term used by some NT scholars to define a development they perceive in Christian life and thought from expectation of an early end and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Early Christian (Chapters)

    General obso-9780195288803-bibItem-23 book Barrett, C. K. 1987 San Francisco HarperCollins The New Testament Background: Writings from Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire That Illuminate ...

    Source: The New Oxford Annotated Bible; from chapter Translations of Ancient Texts

  • Early Christian Letters (Chapters)

    Ancient Letters A letter is basically a substitute for oral communication. This was recognized by the first-century ce philosopher Seneca in the quotation at ...

    Source: How to Read the Bible; from chapter Issues in the Churches

  • Early Christian Literature (Chapters)

    No writing survives from Jesus or his disciples. When early Christians transmitted their memories of him to others, they did so primarily by word ...

    Source: The Oxford Study Bible

  • Early Christian Texts, Ideology and Social Context (Chapters)

    With regard to early Christian writings, part of the task of Christian literary production in its earliest phase was to position itself over against ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies; from chapter Social, Political, and Ideological Criticism

  • early Christian writings (A-Z entry)

    Besides the books contained in the New Testament, many other writings from the first century or so of the Christian church are known ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Early Christian Writings (A-Z entry)

    The Qumran scrolls and early Christian writings have been particularly susceptible to parallelomania. Sometimes similarities between the scrolls and early Christian practices and texts ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Early Christianity (A-Z entry)

    The place of law was contested in Christianity from the beginning, and only gradually did the movement generate its own version of religious law. ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law

  • The Early Church (Chapters)

    The Use of the Old in the New Testament The study and use of the Bible in the church begins with the church itself. ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible

  • The Early Church (Chapters)

    After the crucifixion, Jesus' followers did not disband. To the contrary, they began to teach that after three days in the tomb he had ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World; from chapter Visions of Kingdoms

  • Early Days: The Holy Scripture of Secular Zionism (Chapters)

    The Zionist endeavor defined itself from the start in biblical language, as the “return to Zion” ( Ps. 126.1 ), and by placing Bible ...

    Source: The Jewish Study Bible; from chapter The Bible in Israeli Life*

  • Early Dynastic Period (A-Z entry)

    Egypt's Early Dynastic period (c. 3050 – 2686 bce ), also called the Archaic, was a brief era in the long span of pharaonic ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • The Early Expansion of the Church (Chapters)

    The early spread of the Church from Jerusalem was initially through Judea and beyond, as far as Damascus ( see ‘The Ministry of Jesus ...

    Source: Oxford Bible Atlas; from chapter The Roman Empire: The Background of the New Testament

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