The IVP Bible Dictionary Series: Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Development

Editors: Martin, Ralph P. and Davids, Peter H.
Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: InterVarsity Press, LLC

Single-User Purchase Price: $60.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $90.00
ISBN: 978-0-8308-1779-5
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Book Status: Available
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The Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments offers a summa of New Testament studies. Designed to bring students, teachers, pastors and general readers up to date and up to speed, this one-of-a-kind reference volume presents more information than any other single work--dealing exclusively with the theology, literature, background and scholarship of the later New Testament and the apostolic church.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • How to Use This Dictionary
  • Abbreviations
  • Transliterations
  • List of Contributors
  • A
  • ABBA.
  • ABRAHAM
  • ABYSS.
  • ACTS OF ANDREW.
  • ACTS OF JOHN.
  • ACTS OF PETER.
  • ACTS OF PETER AND THE TWELVE APOSTLES.
  • ACTS OF THE APOSTLES
  • ACTS OF THOMAS.
  • ADOPTIONISM.
  • ADULTERY.
  • ADVERSARIES
  • AGAPE, THE.
  • ALEXANDRIA, ALEXANDRIAN CHRISTIANITY
  • ALLEGORY.
  • ALLUSIONS, OLD TESTAMENT.
  • AMEN.
  • AMORAIM.
  • ANCESTORS
  • ANGELS, HEAVENLY BEINGS, ANGEL CHRISTOLOGY
  • ANOINTING
  • ANTICHRIST
  • ANTIOCH ON THE ORONTES
  • APOCALYPSE, THE.
  • APOCALYPSE OF PETER.
  • APOCALYPSE OF THOMAS.
  • APOCALYPTIC, APOCALYPTICISM
  • APOCALYPTIC ESCHATOLOGY.
  • APOCALYPTICISM.
  • APOCRYPHAL AND PSEUDEPIGRAPHAL WRITINGS
  • APOSTASY
  • APOSTLE, APOSTLESHIP
  • APOSTLE'S CREED.
  • APOSTOLIC FATHERS
  • APOSTOLIC TRADITION.
  • ARCHITECTURE, EARLY CHURCH
  • ARMY, ROMAN.
  • ASCENSION
  • ASCENSION OF ISAIAH.
  • ASSURANCE
  • ASTROLOGY.
  • ATONEMENT.
  • AUTHORITY
  • B
  • BABYLON
  • BAPTISM, BAPTISMAL RITES
  • BAR KOKHBA
  • BARNABAS, EPISTLE OF
  • BASILIDES.
  • BEASTS, DRAGON, SEA, CONFLICT MOTIF
  • BENEDICTIONS.
  • BENEFACTORS.
  • BIBLICAL THEOLOGY.
  • BISHOPS.
  • BLESSING
  • BODY.
  • BORN AGAIN.
  • BOWLS
  • BROTHERS OF JESUS
  • C
  • CAIN.
  • CANON
  • CATECHETICAL SCHOOL OF ALEXANDRIA.
  • CELIBACY.
  • CENTERS OF CHRISTIANITY
  • CERINTHUS.
  • CHILDREN, CHILDREN OF GOD.
  • CHRIST
  • CHRISTIANITY AND JUDAISM: PARTINGS OF THE WAYS
  • CHRISTOLOGY
  • CHRONOLOGY
  • CHURCH
  • CHURCH AS ISRAEL, PEOPLE OF GOD
  • CHURCH ORDER, GOVERNMENT
  • CIRCUMCISION
  • CITY.
  • CIVIC CULT.
  • CIVIL AUTHORITY
  • CLAUDIUS, EDICT OF.
  • CLEAN AND UNCLEAN.
  • 1 CLEMENT.
  • 2 CLEMENT.
  • CLEMENT OF ROME
  • CLEMENTINE LITERATURE.
  • COMMANDMENTS
  • CONFESSIONAL FORMS.
  • CONFLICT MOTIF.
  • CONSCIENCE
  • CONVERSION.
  • COPTIC APOCALYPSE OF PETER.
  • CORINTH.
  • CORNELIUS
  • CORNERSTONE.
  • COSMOLOGY.
  • COVENANT, NEW COVENANT
  • CREATION, COSMOLOGY
  • CREEDS, CONFESSIONAL FORMS
  • CROSS, THEOLOGY OF THE
  • CULT, EMPEROR.
  • CURSE.
  • D
  • DARKNESS.
  • DAVID.
  • DAY OF THE LORD
  • DEACONS.
  • DEAD SEA SCROLLS.
  • DEATH.
  • DEATH OF CHRIST
  • DECONSTRUCTION.
  • DELAY OF PAROUSIA.
  • DEMONS.
  • DESPOSYNOI.
  • DESTRUCTION.
  • DEVIL.
  • DIASPORA JUDAISM
  • DIDACHE, THE
  • DIDACHE.
  • DIOGNETUS, EPISTLE TO
  • DISCIPLINE
  • DISCOURSE ANALYSIS.
  • DIVINE PRESENCE.
  • DIVORCE
  • DOCETISM
  • DOXOLOGY.
  • DRAGON.
  • DUALISM.
  • E
  • EARLY CATHOLICISM
  • EBIONITES
  • ECSTATIC EXPERIENCE
  • EDESSA.
  • ELDERS.
  • ELECTION
  • ELKESAITES
  • EMPEROR, EMPEROR CULT
  • END TIMES.
  • ENDURANCE, PERSEVERANCE
  • ENTHRONEMENT
  • EPHESUS.
  • EPISTLES.
  • ESAU.
  • ESCHATOLOGY
  • ESSENES.
  • ETERNAL LIFE.
  • ETERNITY, ETERNAL
  • ETHICS
  • ETHIOPIAN EUNUCH.
  • EUCHARIST.
  • EVANGELISM IN THE EARLY CHURCH
  • EVIL ONE.
  • EVIL SPIRITS.
  • EXALTATION, ENTHRONEMENT
  • 5 EZRA AND 6 EZRA.
  • F
  • FAITH, FAITHFULNESS
  • FAITH AND WORKS
  • FALSE PROPHETS.
  • FALSE TEACHERS.
  • FAMILY.
  • FASTING.
  • FEAR
  • FELLOWSHIP
  • FLESH
  • FLOCK
  • FOOD, FOOD LAWS, TABLE FELLOWSHIP
  • FORGIVENESS
  • FREEDOM, LIBERTY
  • FULFILLMENT
  • G
  • GALILEAN CHRISTIANITY
  • GENTILES, GENTILE MISSION
  • GEONIM
  • GIFTS.
  • GLORY
  • GLOSSOLALIA
  • GNOSIS, GNOSTICISM
  • GNOSTICISM
  • GOD
  • GOD-FEARERS.
  • GOSPEL
  • GOSPEL OF PETER.
  • GOSPEL OF THOMAS.
  • GRACE
  • GUESTS
  • H
  • HALLELUJAH.
  • HAUSTAFEL
  • HEALING, ILLNESS
  • HEART.
  • HEAVEN, NEW HEAVENS
  • HEAVENLY ASCENT.
  • HEAVENLY BEINGS.
  • HEBREWS
  • HELL, ABYSS, ETERNAL PUNISHMENT
  • HELLENISTIC CHRISTIANITY.
  • HELLENISTIC-JEWISH CHRISTIANITY.
  • HELLENISTS, HELLENISTIC AND HELLENISTIC-JEWISH CHRISTIANITY
  • HERESY
  • HERMAS, SHEPHERD OF
  • HERMENEUTICS
  • HIGH PRIEST.
  • HOLINESS.
  • HOLY, HOLINESS
  • HOLY CITY.
  • HOLY SPIRIT
  • HOMILY GENRE.
  • HOMOSEXUALITY.
  • HOPE
  • HOSPITALITY
  • HOUSE CHURCHES.
  • HOUSE OF GOD.
  • HOUSE, SPIRITUAL HOUSE
  • HOUSEHOLD, FAMILY
  • HOUSEHOLD CODES
  • HUMILITY.
  • HYMNS, SONGS
  • I
  • IDOLATRY
  • IGNATIUS OF ANTIOCH
  • ILLNESS
  • IMITATION
  • IMMORTALITY
  • IMPERIAL CULT.
  • IMPURITY.
  • INCARNATION
  • INTERCESSION.
  • INTERTEXTUALITY IN EARLY CHRISTIAN LITERATURE
  • ISAAC
  • ISRAEL, TWELVE TRIBES
  • J
  • JAMES, LETTER OF
  • JAMES THE JUST.
  • JERUSALEM, ZION, HOLY CITY
  • JESUS TRADITIONS
  • JEWISH CHRISTIANITY
  • JEWISH WARS.
  • JOHANNINE COMMUNITY/SCHOOL.
  • JOHN, LETTERS OF
  • JOSEPH THE PATRIARCH.
  • JOSEPHUS
  • JOY
  • JUDAISM, POST-A.D. 70
  • JUDE
  • JUDGMENT
  • JUSTIFICATION
  • K
  • KERYGMA AND DIDACHE
  • KINGDOM OF GOD
  • KNOWLEDGE
  • KOINONIA
  • L
  • LAMB
  • LAND IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY
  • LAST DAYS.
  • LAW
  • LAWLESSNESS.
  • LETTER OF PETER TO PHILIP.
  • LETTER, LETTER FORM
  • LIBERTY
  • LIFE AND DEATH
  • LIGHT AND DARKNESS
  • LITURGICAL ELEMENTS
  • LITURGY
  • LOGOS CHRISTOLOGY
  • LORD
  • LORD'S DAY
  • LORD'S SUPPER, LOVE FEAST
  • LOT.
  • LOVE
  • LOVE FEAST.
  • LUKE-ACTS.
  • LUST.
  • M
  • MAGIC AND ASTROLOGY
  • MAN.
  • MANDATES OF HERMAS.
  • MARANATHA.
  • MARCION
  • MARK, SECRET GOSPEL OF
  • MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND ADULTERY
  • MARTYRDOM
  • MARTYRDOM OF POLYCARP.
  • MARY
  • MATTHEAN COMMUNITY
  • MELCHIZEDEK
  • MELITO OF SARDIS
  • MERCY
  • MESSIAH.
  • MIDRASH.
  • MILK, SOLID FOOD
  • MILLENNIUM
  • MIND.
  • MINISTRY
  • MIRACLES IN ACTS
  • MISHNAH.
  • MISSION, EARLY NON-PAULINE
  • MONARCHICAL BISHOP.
  • MONOTHEISM.
  • MONTANISM.
  • MORALITY.
  • MORTALITY AND IMMORTALITY
  • MOSES
  • MYSTERY
  • MYSTERY RELIGIONS.
  • N
  • NAG HAMMADI TEXTS.
  • NAME
  • NARRATIVE CRITICISM
  • NATIONS.
  • NAZOREANS.
  • NEW BIRTH
  • NEW COVENANT.
  • NEW HEAVENS.
  • NEW TESTAMENT THEOLOGY
  • NOAH.
  • NONCANONICAL WRITINGS, CITATIONS IN THE GENERAL EPISTLES
  • O
  • OBEDIENCE AND LAWLESSNESS
  • ODES OF SOLOMAN.
  • OFFERINGS.
  • OLD TESTAMENT IN ACTS
  • OLD TESTAMENT IN APOSTOLIC FATHERS
  • OLD TESTAMENT IN GENERAL EPISTLES
  • OLD TESTAMENT IN HEBREWS
  • OLD TESTAMENT IN REVELATION
  • OPPONENTS.
  • ORACLES.
  • P
  • PARABLES OF HERMAS.
  • PARAENESIS.
  • PAROUSIA
  • PASCHAL HOMILY.
  • PASCHAL LAMB.
  • PASTORAL THEOLOGY
  • PAUL AND PAULINISMS IN ACTS
  • PAULINE LEGACY AND SCHOOL
  • PEACE
  • PELLA, FLIGHT TO
  • PENTECOST
  • PERSECUTION
  • PERSEVERANCE.
  • 1 PETER
  • 2 PETER
  • PETER, GOSPEL OF
  • PHILIP THE EVANGELIST
  • PHILO
  • POLEMIC, JEWISH-CHRISTIAN.
  • POLYCARP OF SMYRNA
  • POSTMODERNISM
  • POSTSTRUCTURALISM.
  • POVERTY.
  • POWER
  • PRAYER
  • PRAYER ACCLAMATIONS.
  • PREACHING, APOSTOLIC.
  • PREACHING FROM ACTS, HEBREWS, GENERAL EPISTLES AND REVELATION
  • PREACHING OF PETER.
  • PREEXISTENCE
  • PRESBYTERS.
  • PRIDE AND HUMILITY
  • PRIEST, HIGH PRIEST
  • PRISCILLA
  • PROMISE
  • PROPHECY, PROPHETS, FALSE PROPHETS
  • PROPHETS.
  • PROSELYTISM, JEWISH.
  • PROVIDENCE
  • PSEUDEPIGRAPHAL WRITINGS, CHRISTIAN NONCANONICAL.
  • PSEUDEPIGRAPHAL WRITINGS, JEWISH.
  • PSEUDEPIGRAPHY
  • PSEUDO-CLEMENTINES.
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PUNISHMENT.
  • PURITY AND IMPURITY
  • Q
  • QUMRAN
  • QUOTATIONS OF OLD TESTAMENT.
  • R
  • RABBINICAL SCHOOLS.
  • RAHAB.
  • READER-RESPONSE CRITICISM.
  • REDEMPTION
  • REIGN OF GOD.
  • RELATIVES OF JESUS
  • RELIGIONS, GRECO-ROMAN
  • REPENTANCE, SECOND REPENTANCE
  • REST.
  • RESURRECTION
  • REVEAL, REVELATION
  • REVELATION.
  • REVELATION, BOOK OF
  • REVERENCE.
  • REWARDS
  • RHETORIC, RHETORICAL CRITICISM
  • RICHES AND POVERTY
  • RIGHTEOUS ONE.
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • ROMAN ADMINISTRATION.
  • ROMAN CHRISTIANITY.
  • ROMAN EMPIRE, CHRISTIANS AND THE
  • ROME AND ROMAN CHRISTIANITY
  • RULE OF FAITH.
  • RULER OF THIS AGE.
  • S
  • SABBATH.
  • SABORAIM.
  • SACRED SPACE.
  • SACRIFICE, OFFERINGS, GIFTS
  • SALVATION
  • SAMARIA
  • SANCTUARY.
  • SATAN, DEVIL
  • SAVIOR
  • SCROLLS, SEALS
  • SEA.
  • SEALS.
  • SECOND APOCALYPSE OF JAMES.
  • SECOND REPENTANCE.
  • SECRET GOSPEL OF MARK.
  • SERMONIC GENRE.
  • SERVANT, SERVICE
  • SERVICE.
  • SEVEN, THE.
  • SEXUAL ETHICS.
  • SEXUALITY, SEXUAL ETHICS
  • SHALOM.
  • SHEEP.
  • SHEKINAH.
  • SHEPHERD, FLOCK
  • SHEPHERD OF HERMAS.
  • SIBYLLINE ORACLES.
  • SIGNS AND WONDERS
  • SIMILITUDES OF HERMAS.
  • SIMON MAGUS.
  • SIN, WICKEDNESS
  • SISTERS OF JESUS.
  • SLAVE, SLAVERY
  • SOCIAL SETTING OF EARLY NON-PAULINE CHRISTIANITY
  • SOLID FOOD
  • SON OF GOD
  • SONGS.
  • SONSHIP, CHILD, CHILDREN
  • SOUL.
  • SPEAKING IN TONGUES.
  • SPEECHES OF ACTS.
  • SPIRITS
  • SPIRITUAL HOUSE.
  • STEPHEN
  • STONE, CORNERSTONE
  • STRANGERS.
  • STRUCTURALISM AND DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
  • SUFFERING
  • SYNAGOGUE
  • SYNCRETISM
  • SYRIA, SYRIAN CHRISTIANITY
  • T
  • TABERNACLE, SANCTUARY
  • TABLE FELLOWSHIP.
  • TALMUD.
  • TANNAIM
  • TARGUM.
  • TEACHING, PARAENESIS
  • TEACHINGS OF SILVANUS.
  • TEMPLE
  • TEMPTATION
  • TER SANCTUS.
  • TESTAMENTARY LITERATURE.
  • TEXTUAL CRITICISM
  • THEOLOGY OF THE CROSS.
  • THOMAS, APOSTLE.
  • THOMAS, GOSPEL OF
  • TONGUES
  • TORAH.
  • TRADITION.
  • TRAVEL AND COMMERCE.
  • TRIBULATION, MESSIANIC WOES
  • TRUMPETS
  • TRUTH
  • TWELVE, THE.
  • TWELVE TRIBES.
  • TWO WAYS.
  • TYPOLOGY.
  • U
  • UNCLEAN.
  • UNIVERSALISM
  • V
  • VALENTINUS.
  • VIALS.
  • VICES.
  • VIRTUES AND VICES
  • VISIONS, ECSTATIC EXPERIENCE
  • VISIONS OF HERMAS.
  • VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS, GRECO-ROMAN.
  • W
  • WATCHFULNESS
  • WICKEDNESS.
  • WIDOWS.
  • WISDOM
  • WITNESS
  • WOES, MESSIANIC.
  • WOMAN AND MAN
  • WOMEN IN THE EARLY CHURCH
  • WORKS.
  • WORLD
  • WORSHIP AND LITURGY
  • WRATH, DESTRUCTION
  • Z
  • ZION.