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  • Ibn Aknin, Yosef ben Yehudah (A-Z entry)

    (ca. 1150–1220) philosopher and biblical commentator, of Spain and Morocco. His commentary on the Song of Songs treated it as an allegory of ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Ibn Daud, Abraham (A-Z entry)

    (ca. 1110–1180) philosopher and historian, of Spain. His work was concerned to show the consonance of science and religion, and particularly of Aristotelianism ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Ibn Ezra, Abraham (A-Z entry)

    (1089–1164) poet, biblical commentator, translator, philosopher, who lived in Spain, N. Africa, Italy, France, and England. His biblical commentaries cover large portions of ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Ibn Ezra, Moshe (A-Z entry)

    (1070–1138) philosopher and poet of Spain. He wrote on philosophical matters such as the nature of the divine, the intellect, and nature, but ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Ichabod (A-Z entry)

    The name chosen by Eli 's daughter-in-law for her son as she died in childbirth on hearing of the capture of the Ark of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • icon (A-Z entry)

    The Greek noun used for the likeness of the emperor's head impressed upon coins ( Matt. 22: 20 ) and also for the likeness ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Icon of Christ Pantocrator (Chapters)

    Icon of Christ Pantocrator, from the Russian School, 19 th century. Richardson & Kailas Icons, London/Bridgeman Art Library.

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

  • Iconium (A-Z entry)

    A Phrygian city, usually under foreign domination, in Asia Minor; it was taken by the Gauls in 278 bce , and the central part ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Idalion (A-Z entry)

    ancient city-kingdom on Cyprus, located at the modern village of Dhali, twelve miles south of Nicosia, (35°7′ N, 33°25′ E). In 1850 the French ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • The Idea of the New Testament. (Chapters)

    1. It is natural to suppose that the NT is virtually as old as Christianity itself. It is equally natural to assume that the ...

    Source: The Oxford Bible Commentary; from chapter Introduction to the New Testament

  • Identification of the Apocrypha as a Distinct Corpus. (Chapters)

    1. Treatment of the apocryphal books as quasi-Scripture precluded recognition by patristic authors of these books as constituting a distinct literary corpus. Even Jerome, ...

    Source: The Oxford Bible Commentary; from chapter Introduction to the Apocrypha

  • Ideological Conflict and the Hebrew Bible (Chapters)

    It is common to refer to the writers of the Qumran scrolls as ‘sectarians’; but this term implies a kind of normativity beyond the ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies; from chapter Qumran Studies

  • Ideological Criticism (A-Z entry)

    Ideology is one of those words that has accrued a variety of uses ( Larrain 1979 ; Eagleton 2007). It can vary from the ...

    Source: Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation

  • ideology (A-Z entry)

    Both the writers of parts of the Bible and their readers may be influenced by unacknowledged agenda or presuppositions. For example, it is argued ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ideology and Archaeology (A-Z entry)

    There is a profound connection between archaeological research and the nonmaterial belief systems of both the ancient cultures and the modern societies in which ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ideology and the Struggle for Power (Chapters)

    One of the great contributions of Enlightenment criticism was the analysis of society and its individuals, not that the social critique had been absent ...

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

  • idolatry (A-Z entry)

    The cult surrounding a statue of a god or goddess. Such idols were common in Near Eastern religions, but it is not certain whether ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Idols, Idolatry (A-Z entry)

    An idol is a figure or image worshiped as the representation of a deity. Idols normally take the form of figures in the round ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Idumaea (A-Z entry)

    The Greek name for the land of Edom . After 586 bce Edomites began to move into Judaea from Beth-zur to Beer-sheba, but the ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Idumea (A-Z entry)

    later name for Edom, a kingdom located south of Judah, between the Dead Sea and the Mediterranean

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

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