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A Dictionary of the Bible

W. R. F. Browning.

January 2009; published online January 2010.

Book. Subjects: biblical studies. 2061 pages.283639 words.

"Snappy entries elucidate hazy Biblical events."Christopher Hirst, The Independent

A Dictionary of the Bible is the most acclaimed, accessible, and...

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Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2013; published online July 2013.

Journal. Subjects: biblical studies; Middle Eastern history; Middle Eastern languages; literary studies - world.

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The Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook

January 2013; published online November 2013.

Journal. Subjects: European history; Judaism; the Holocaust; modern history (1700 to 1945); contemporary history (post 1945).

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Journal of Church and State

June 2014; published online September 2012.

Journal. Subjects: religion; history.

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Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2014; published online May 2014.

Journal. Subjects: law; religion.

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Esgair Oerfel

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[W, accursed ridge].

Imaginary place-name in Ireland as cited in the Welsh story of Culhwch ac Olwen. The ridge was so massive as to be visible from Cornwall. Twrch Trwyth, the...

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Essenes

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A member of an ancient Jewish ascetic sect of the 2nd century bc–2nd century ad in Palestine, who lived in highly organized groups and held property in common. The Essenes are widely...

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Eternalism

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A belief refuted by Buddhism. In Theravāda, it is the false belief that the self is independent of the body-mind continuum and therefore survives death unchanged (Pāli, sassata-diṭṭhi). In...

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Ethelwin

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Bishop of Lindsey, died c.700.

Brother of Edilhum (friend of Egbert and of Aldwin), abbot of Peartney (Lincs.) and also of abbess Ethelhild nearby, Ethelwin was consecrated by...

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Fachtna I

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Chief physician of Eochaid Airem who diagnosed the illness of Eochaid's brother Ailill Anglonnach in Tochmarc Étaíne [The Wooing of Étaín]. He knew that no doctor could cure Ailill's...

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