Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception Online


Currently this online edition contains the first two volumes of the book edition and covers the letter A.

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Provides a comprehensive and in-depth rendering of the current state of knowledge on the origins and development of the Bible according to its different canonic forms in Judaism and Christianity. In addition, the encyclopedia documents the history of the Bible’s reception in the Christian churches and the Jewish Diaspora in literature, art, music, and film; in Islam, as well as in other religious traditions and current religious movements, Western and non-Western alike.

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scheduled to comprise thirty volumes in the printed edition, appearing over a projected ten-year period (2009-2018)

Last Updated Date : 21/11/2023