Resources For You – December 2009

REFERENCE BOOKS…

Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary is designed for those who need information quickly and those who want in-depth treatments on hundreds of topics. This book is packed with hundreds of color photographs, maps, and charts illustrations. Also includes scale drawings and reconstructions of biblical places and objects based on archeological research.

Roget’s Thesaurus of the Bible by A. Colin Day uses the same type of format as the normal Roget’s Thesaurus but within the context of the Bible. If you are researching a particular subject, the category list will lead you to the relevant Bible passages. If you are researching a particular passage, the index of Bible verses will lead you to the appropriate category.

Eerdman’s Dictionary of the Bible is a useful research tool complete with black and white illustrations and compiled from over 600 sources. Like Holman’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary, this book is conveniently arranged with all topic in alphabetical order. Great for quick reference or deeper research.

What Does the Bible Say About… by Brian Ridolfi is also arranged alphabetically
and is very user friendly. Very versatile in that it can be used as a reference book, study aid, with sermon planning, or as a tool for apologetics. No illustrations, but the writing is interesting and concise.

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