The "HarperCollins Bible Dictionary" puts the latest and most comprehensive biblical scholarship at your fingertips. Here is everything you need to know to fully understand the Old Testament, the Apocrypha, and the New Testament. An unparalleled resource, The "HarperCollins Bible Dictionary" explains every aspect of the Bible, including biblical archaeology, culture, related writings such as the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Bible's influence on Western civilization, biblical history, theological concepts, modern biblical interpretations, flora nad fauna, climate and environment, crafts and industry, the content of individual books of the bible, and more.

The "HarperCollins Bible Dictionary" features:

- Contributions by 193 noted experts on the Bible and the ancient Near East

- More than 3700 entries covering the Bible from A to Z

- Outlines for each book of the Bible

- 590 black-and-white photographs

- 53 color photographs

- An updated pronunciation guide

- 72 black-and-white maps

- 18 color maps

- Dozens of drawings, diagrams, and tables