FYE 1035: The Faces of Jesus

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Person of Jesus

Teachings of Jesus

Historical Jesus

The Gospels

Letters of Paul

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Bible as literature

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Achtemeier, P. (Ed.) (1996). HarperCollins Bible dictionary. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. Over 3700 entries in this single volume cover the people, places, events, ideas and influence of the Bible. Photos, maps and drawings throughout. Ref BS 440 .H235 1996

Chadwick, H., & Evans, G. R. (1987). Atlas of the Christian Church. New York: Facts on File. This book describes itself as “an authoritative survey of the Christian tradition in its many changing forms through nearly two millennium.” Included are reproductions of many works of art, and also a chapter on iconography. REF BR98 .A74 1987

Film review annual. Englewood, N.J. : J.S. Ozer. The 1989 issue contains several full length reviews of The Last Temptation of Christ. REF PN 1995 .F465 1989

Hastings, J. (1906–08). Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons. Numerous entries explore the significance of concepts, characters, places, beliefs and practices found in the Gospels. This older work has been recently republished. REF BS 440 .H3 vols. 1 &2

Littell, F.H. (1976) Macmillan atlas history of Christianity. New York: Macmillan. Provides maps and discussions of various movements and events in Christianity from its beginnings to the 20th century. REF G1046.E4 L5 1976

Mays, J. (Ed.) (2000). HarperCollins Bible Commentary. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. This single volume resource provides essays in historical context, introductions to major sections, and commentary on individual books of the bible. Apocryphal texts are also included. REF BS 491.2 H37 2000

Turner, J. (Ed.) (1996) Dictionary of art. New York: Grove Dictionaries. A comprehensive resource for all aspects of the study of art, including artists, genres, technique, historical eras and more. Available electronically as Grove Art Online. REF N31. D5 1996 Vols. 1 - 34

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