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Dictionary of deities and demons in the Bible DDD (edition 1999)
by K. van der Toorn (Editor), Bob Becking, Pieter Willem van der Horst
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible by Karel van der Toorn (Editor)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802824919, Hardcover)Selected by Choice as an "Outstanding Academic Book of 1996" and now extensively revised, the Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible, co-published by Eerdmans and Brill, is the only major reference work describing the gods, angels, demons, spirits, and semidivine heroes found in Scripture.
Written by 100 leading experts in the field, the more than 400 alphabetically arranged articles cover every deity whose name occurs in the Hebrew and Greek scriptures, including the Apocrypha. In this second edition of the Dictionary, thirty entries appear for the first time. More than 100 others have been brought up to date with the latest research. A typical entry contains:
Unique in subject matter and exhaustive in coverage, this volume will be an indispensable resource tool for scholars and students from a broad range of disciplines.
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