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  • R (A-Z entry)

    The conventional symbol for ‘Redactor’, an editor or collector of material of books of the Bible to whom we owe the completed form, and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ra's Al-hadd (A-Z entry)

    site located in the Sultanate of Oman (22°31′ N, 50°47′ E), at the point where the Arabian coast turns from running southeastward to running ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Rabbanite (A-Z entry)

    an adherent of the rabbinic teaching tradition, in contrast to the Karaites, who questioned or denied many halakhic interpretations of the Rabbis.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Rabbi (A-Z entry)

    A term that arose in the first century CE for those ordained to be authoritative in their study, exposition, and practice of Jewish law. ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • rabbi (A-Z entry)

    In 1st-cent. ce Palestine in the time of Jesus the word was a form of address, equivalent to ‘sir’ but by the end of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Rabbinic Exegesis (A-Z entry)

    For reasons of space and because of the other entries available in this Encyclopedia, this article will focus on Rabbinic exegesis in the Middle ...

    Source: Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation

  • Rabbinic Interpretation (Chapters)

    There is a final, crucial assumption of the classical rabbinic world, which is best represented by the Mishnah (codified ca. 200 ce ), the ...

    Source: The New Oxford Annotated Bible; from chapter The Interpretation of the Bible

  • Rabbinic Literature (A-Z entry)

    See Midrashim ; Mishnah and Tosefta ; and Talmudim .

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Rabbinic Literature (A-Z entry)

    [ This entry contains three subentries , Introduction, Hebrew Bible and Jewish Scriptures, and New Testament.] Introduction The term “rabbinic literature” refers to the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Rabshakeh (A-Z entry)

    An emissary from Sennacherib to Hezekiah of Judah demanding tribute ( 2 Kgs. 18: 17 ). This was duly paid, but Isaiah Assyrian plague

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Rabud, Khirbet (A-Z entry)

    site located south of Hebron, surrounded by the namesake river Wadi en-Nar, a region that experiences meager precipitation (31°25′ N, 35°01′ E; map reference ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • raca (A-Z entry)

    Aramaic for ‘fool’, and a term of abuse probably forbidden by a Jewish rabbinic source known to Matthew. The word occurs nowhere else in ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • race (A-Z entry)

    Athletic games were an important part of Greek cultural life; they included races on foot and in chariots, and were staged in honour of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Race (A-Z entry)

    The concept of race in human beings has come under considerable debate during the twentieth century. Recent surveys show that approximately half the anthropologists ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Race, Class, and Ethnicity (A-Z entry)

    This entry contains six subentries : Hebrew Bible ; Greek World ; Roman World ; New Testament ; Early Judaism ; and Early Church ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Biblical Criticism (A-Z entry)

    Ethnicity and race are important modes of group social organization that draw on various elements, including a sense of common origin and destiny, religion, ...

    Source: Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation

  • Rachel (A-Z entry)

    Daughter of Laban ; Jacob 's second wife ( Gen. 29: 17 ) and mother of Joseph and Benjamin ; she died while giving ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Rachel (A-Z entry)

    Rachel, whose name means “ewe,” was the younger daughter of Laban (brother of Rebekah ) and the wife of Jacob . The account of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Rachel (A-Z entry)

    The story of Rachel, whose name in Hebrew means “ewe,” perhaps indicating Rachel's vulnerability or possibly suggesting that the sons/tribes she birthed were sheep ...

    Source: Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible

  • Rad, Gerhard von (A-Z entry)

    ( 1901 – 71 ) German OT scholar, professor at Jena and Göttingen universities, when love of the OT was defended through the anti–Semitic ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

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