When it comes to the realm of biblical studies, students of the
Bible are often overwhelmed, both with the sheer volume of information and with
all of the unfamiliar terms, concepts, and topics. Like any other field of
study, the serious study of the Bible has developed a specialized vocabulary.
The key terms in this important field are defined in The Compact Dictionary
of Biblical Studies. It provides clear, concise, and accurate definitions to
help students of the Bible make sense of the specialized language of biblical