Holman Bible Handbook
By David S. Dockery (Editor)
(Holman Reference, Hardcover, 9781558193321, 912pp.)
Publication Date: January 1993
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This practical tool brings an understanding of the ancient world together with the timeless message of God's Word to expand Biblical insights for the modern readers. Features include: articles, outlines and commentary from leading evangelical scholars, full-color photos, illustrations, charts and maps, special section on historical background and recent findings in Biblical archaeology, highlighted, theological teaching and ethical message of each Bible book, and study questions for further reflection.
David S. Dockery (Ph.D., University of Texas system) is President of Union University in Jackson, Tennessee where he has served since December, 1995. Dockery is the author or editor of over thirty books including Southern Baptist Consensus and Renewal, Renewing Minds, Biblical Interpretation Then and Now, Interpreting the New Testament, Theologians of the Baptist Tradition, Shaping a Christian Worldview; Holman Bible Handbook, Foundations for Biblical Interpretation; Southern Baptists and American Evangelicals; New Dimensions in Evangelical Thought, and Christian Scripture: An Evangelical Perspective on Inspiration, Authority and Interpretation. He is a consulting editor for Christianity Today and serves on several editorial boards for a variety of periodicals and publishing houses. Dockery has served as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, as well as the Consortium for Global Education.