Encyclopedia of the Bible (4 vols)
Evangelicalism's most eminent scholars have labored to make the Baker
Encyclopedia of the Bible a comprehensive and reliable tool for all who
The electronic edition of this encyclopedia set gives you instant access to
clear, well-written articles on important biblical figures, places, events,
and topics. The hyperlinked table of contents and full-text search
capability of Libronix DLS gets you there faster, while unique features such
as the topic browser and reference browser enable you to find additional
information tucked away in articles you wouldn't have thought to consult.
General Editor: Walter A. Elwell
Associate Editors: Peter C. Craigie, J.D. Douglas, Robert Guelich, R.K.
Harrison, Thomas E. McComiskey
"To many people the Bible is just too hard to understand," writes general
editor Walter Elwell. "This Bible encyclopedia is an attempt to solve that
problem. It is designed to be a bridge between the past and the present, a
mine, a source of information about those days long past that opens them up
to us. It is not meant to replace the Bible; far from it. It is meant to be
read alongside the Bible to clarify and illuminate the text of Scripture for
the modern reader, so that its truths can be assimiliated by the people of
The encyclopedia contains more than 5,700 articles by over 175 leading
evangelical scholars from North America and around the world, including
Colin Brown, Frederic Bush, Andrew Hill, Howard Marshall, Grant Osborne,
Moises Silva, Willem Van Gemeren, Gordan Wenham, Edwin Yamauchi, and Robert
The Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible provides pastors and laypeople with
clear, accurate, and useful articles covering archaeology, history,
chronology, social customs, persons, places, religious practices, biblical
theology, current scholarly methods and opinions, and each book of the Bible.
Among the features in this reference work are select biographies, an
extensive system of cross-references, more than thirty general articles
treating cultural aspects of Bible times, over 600 photos, maps, and
illustrations, and an easy-to-read style that is accessible to pastors and
About the General Editor
Walter A. Elwell (Ph.D., University of Edinburgh) is professor of
biblical and theological studies at Wheaton College Graduate School. With
eight reference books to his credit, he is a leading editor of biblical and
theological reference works.
Praise for the Print Edition
"If you are looking for a comprehensive, thoroughly reliable, and
up-to-date Bible encyclopedia to use as a foundation for a good resource
library, look no further. The …Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible fill[s] the
William D. Buursma, The Banner
"[The Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible] is both high-quality and innovative,
moderately meaty in content, yet eminently readable and usable from a
stylistic standpoint. BEB is deserving of a spot on the bookshelf of many
exegetes and expositors (preferebly a high-traffic spot).
A. Boyd Luter, Jr., Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society
"Though based on the latest quality evangelical scholarship, the work is
primarily intended for the use of the average evangelical layperson; for
such persons, the work will be a precious addition to the tools available
for understanding and comprehending the Bible."
"The [Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible] should prove to be a helpful
reference work for popular audiences. Its clear organization and attention
to biblical theology will make it especially useful for pastors and teachers."
Gary N. Knoppers, Calvin Theological Journal
"The primary intent of the [Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible] is simplicity
and clarity combined with scholarly accuracy. In this, it succeeds admirably."
Jon Paulien, Andrews University Seminary Studies
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