A dictionary focusing on the historical, cultural and religious background of the New Testament, especially the Jewish background (including the Dead Sea Scrolls); part of the IVP Bible Dictionary (New Testament) series.
The Dictionary of New Testament Background is the most recent addition to the collection and takes full advantage of the flourishing study of the Dead Sea Scrolls offering individual articles focused on the most important scrolls. Articles abound on aspects of Jewish life and thought, including family, purity, liturgy and messianism. Greco-Roman culture is displayed in articles ranging across language and rhetoric, literacy and book culture, religion and cults, honor and shame, patronage and benefactors, travel and trade, intellectual movements and ideas, as well as ancient geographical perspectives. Edited by New Testament scholars Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter.
Advance Your New Testament Study with this Up-to-Date and Critically-Acclaimed Four-Volume Dictionary Collection! The four-volume New Testament Dictionary Collection from InterVarsity Press provides an extensive and fascinating study of the events, people and social climate surrounding the life of Christ and founding of his church. "A compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship"!
Here is an Entire Library of New Testament Scholarship You Can Use Every Day Hundreds of in-depth articles from hundreds of expert scholars around the world will inform you on perennial topics and timely debates concerning the Gospels, Acts, the epistles and Revelation. As a collection, these dictionaries will aid your study and research, equip your preaching and teaching and enrich your understanding of the New Testament.