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Zondervan's Great Bible Trivia Workout

by Brad Densmore

Build Brain Mass While Toning Your Methuselah Muscles Think the Bible is boring? Think again! The Great Bible Trivia Workout will delight and amuse you with a fun collection of trivia covering the entire Bible. Shape up your knowledge of Old and New Testament people, places, and things with multiple-choice quizzes, top-ten lists, true/false tests, and even some Bible-based ditties written to favorite tunes. Brad Densmore offers a true challenge of Bible knowledge with a dose of humor along the way, giving you all new Aha! moments such as these: • "Ouch! Painful and/or Unusual ways to Die": Sisera bit the dust after an encounter with the business end of a tent peg. • "Whatever Floats Your Boat:" Noah was 600 years old at the time of the flood, true or false? • "Top Ten Old Testament Stocks": including MicahSoft and General Ecclesiastes • What do Tamar, Absalom, and the Shulammite woman have in common? They were all noted for their good looks! Ready for your workout? Go for it! You haven't had this much fun since you hid a mouse in that stuffy Sunday school teacher's desk.

Zondervan NIV Atlas of the Bible

by Carl G. Rasmussen

For quick reference and detailed study, the Zondervan NIV Atlas of the Bible is the most comprehensive Bible atlas available. The Geographical section presents the physical geography of the lands of the biblical word, from Egypt to Mesopotamia. The Israel/Jordan region especially is discussed in depth. The HISTORICAL SECTION presents in detail the flow of biblical history in its geographical context and shows how geography influenced the course of biblical history. A separate section on JERUSALEM traces the history and development of the city that is at the center of much of biblical history. THE DISCIPLINES OF HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY shows the reader how the actual sites of ancient cities are rediscovered--an often complex process that sirs the imagination with the excitement of highly specialized detective work. An outstanding feature is the GAZETTEER. This is an exhaustive place-name index that gives the exact geographical location for each name with the pages and maps on which the name is found in the Atlas.

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary

by Moisés Silva J. D. Douglas Merrill C. Tenney

The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary provides a visually stimulating journey for anyone interested in learning more about the world of the Bible. Through the articles, sidebars, charts, maps, and full-color images included in this volume, the text of the Old and New Testaments will come alive for you as never before. As a condensation of the Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Bible, the information contained within this reference work is solid and biblically sound. The material is based completely on the NIV and cross-referenced to the King James Version, and it contains over 7,200 entries, 500 four-color photographs, charts, and illustrations, 75 four-color maps, and a Scripture index … making this wonderful Bible study resource a must-have whether you’re a general reader of the Bible, a pastor, or a student.

Zondervan Handbook to the Bible: Fifth Edition

by Zondervan

Continuously in print since 1973, this fifth edition of the classic Zondervan Handbook to the Bible has been updated with new imagery. From the history and design of the temple in Jerusalem to God's relationship with the universe, you'll find it here. The land, culture, battles, feast days, heroes, and villains of Scripture come alive through spectacular color-filled articles and images of meticulous clarity and detail.Special features include:A four color guide to all the books of the BibleOver 120 articles by an international team of expertsMore than 700 color photographs, many of them new68 maps and 20 chartsComplete with a comprehensive "Rapid Fact-Finder to the Bible" section, the Zondervan Handbook to the Bible remains the best book to have next to your Bible.

Zondervan Handbook of Biblical Archaeology: A Book by Book Guide to Archaeological Discoveries Related to the Bible

by H. Wayne House J. Randall Price

The Zondervan Handbook of Biblical Archaeology is a reference resource for anyone interested in archaeology and its relevance to biblical, theological, and apologetic studies. Illustrated with full-color photos, charts, and maps, this handbook provides readers with a wealth of information that complements and supplements the historical context of the Bible. The Zondervan Handbook of Biblical Archaeology includes an introduction to the field of archaeology for readers who might not be familiar with the methods, practices, and importance of this area of study. Included in this section is an annotated bibliography of important biblical archaeological reports, books, and journal articles for further study. The rest of the handbook is devoted to a book-by-book (Genesis through Revelation) presentation of the most significant archaeological discoveries that enhance our understanding of the biblical text, including a section on the intertestamental period. A rich array of visual images including photos of excavations sites, coins, maps, artifacts, and historic structures allows readers to immerse themselves in the world of the Bible. This monumental work gives readers the opportunity to visit ancient sites and historical places while remaining in the comfort of their own home.

Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible

by Carl G. Rasmussen

An Up-Close and Comprehensive Look at the Lands of the Bible No Bible Degree Required Discover everything you need to know about the lands where Jesus walked, Moses traveled, and Paul preached. Packed with multidimensional maps, photos, and charts, the Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible is designed to help you better understand the history and places of the Bible and its world. This full-color atlas is concise but thorough, perfect for Bible students, travelers to the Holy Land, or any reader of the Bible curious to find out more about commonly mentioned places in the Old and New Testaments. The Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible features: Nearly 200 stunning multidimensional and three-dimensional maps and full-color images Accurate and up-to-date mapping technologies Innovative chronological charts and maps covering historical backgrounds, regions, weather, and roads With this easy-to-understand atlas, you’ll find Bible study more engaging and comprehensible, and you’ll learn the essential facts about the fascinating lands of the Bible.

The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5: Revised Full-Color Edition

by Moisés Silva Merrill C. Tenney

Revised edition. Volume 5 of 5. The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible has been a classic Bible study resource for more than thirty years. Now thoroughly revised, this new five-volume edition provides up-to-date entries based on the latest scholarship. Beautiful full-color pictures supplement the text, which includes new articles in addition to thorough updates and improvements of existing topics. Different viewpoints of scholarship permit a wellrounded perspective on significant issues relating to doctrines, themes, and biblical interpretation. The goal remains the same: to provide pastors, teachers, students, and devoted Bible readers a comprehensive and reliable library of information. • More than 5,000 pages of vital information on Bible lands and people • More than 7,500 articles alphabetically arranged for easy reference • Hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations, charts, and graphs • 32 pages of full-color maps and hundreds of black-and-white outline maps for ready reference • Scholarly articles ranging across the entire spectrum of theological and biblical topics, backed by the most current body of archaeological research • 238 contributors from around the world

The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4: Revised Full-Color Edition

by Moisés Silva Merrill C. Tenney

Revised edition. Volume 4 of 5. The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible has been a classic Bible study resource for more than thirty years. Now thoroughly revised, this new five-volume edition provides up-to-date entries based on the latest scholarship. Beautiful full-color pictures supplement the text, which includes new articles in addition to thorough updates and improvements of existing topics. Different viewpoints of scholarship permit a wellrounded perspective on significant issues relating to doctrines, themes, and biblical interpretation. The goal remains the same: to provide pastors, teachers, students, and devoted Bible readers a comprehensive and reliable library of information. • More than 5,000 pages of vital information on Bible lands and people • More than 7,500 articles alphabetically arranged for easy reference • Hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations, charts, and graphs • 32 pages of full-color maps and hundreds of black-and-white outline maps for ready reference • Scholarly articles ranging across the entire spectrum of theological and biblical topics, backed by the most current body of archaeological research • 238 contributors from around the world

The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3: Revised Full-Color Edition

by Moisés Silva Merrill C. Tenney

Revised edition. Volume 3 of 5. The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible has been a classic Bible study resource for more than thirty years. Now thoroughly revised, this new five-volume edition provides up-to-date entries based on the latest scholarship. Beautiful full-color pictures supplement the text, which includes new articles in addition to thorough updates and improvements of existing topics. Different viewpoints of scholarship permit a wellrounded perspective on significant issues relating to doctrines, themes, and biblical interpretation. The goal remains the same: to provide pastors, teachers, students, and devoted Bible readers a comprehensive and reliable library of information. • More than 5,000 pages of vital information on Bible lands and people • More than 7,500 articles alphabetically arranged for easy reference • Hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations, charts, and graphs • 32 pages of full-color maps and hundreds of black-and-white outline maps for ready reference • Scholarly articles ranging across the entire spectrum of theological and biblical topics, backed by the most current body of archaeological research • 238 contributors from around the world

The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2: Revised Full-Color Edition

by Moisés Silva Merrill C. Tenney

Revised edition. Volume 2 of 5. The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible has been a classic Bible study resource for more than thirty years. Now thoroughly revised, this new five-volume edition provides up-to-date entries based on the latest scholarship. Beautiful full-color pictures supplement the text, which includes new articles in addition to thorough updates and improvements of existing topics. Different viewpoints of scholarship permit a wellrounded perspective on significant issues relating to doctrines, themes, and biblical interpretation. The goal remains the same: to provide pastors, teachers, students, and devoted Bible readers a comprehensive and reliable library of information. • More than 5,000 pages of vital information on Bible lands and people • More than 7,500 articles alphabetically arranged for easy reference • Hundreds of full-color and black-and-white illustrations, charts, and graphs • 32 pages of full-color maps and hundreds of black-and-white outline maps for ready reference • Scholarly articles ranging across the entire spectrum of theological and biblical topics, backed by the most current body of archaeological research • 238 contributors from around the world

The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1: Revised Full-Color Edition

by Moisés Silva Merrill C. Tenney

Revised edition. Volume 1 of 5. The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible has been a classic Bible study resource for more than thirty years. Now thoroughly revised, this new five-volume edition provides up-to-date entries based on the latest scholarship. Beautiful full-color pictures supplement the text, which includes many new articles in addition to thorough updates and improvements of existing topics. Different viewpoints of scholarship permit a well-rounded perspective on significant issues relating to doctrines, themes, and biblical interpretation. The goal remains the same: to provide pastors, teachers, students, and devoted Bible readers with a comprehensive and reliable library of information. • More than 5,000 pages of vital information on Bible lands and people • More than 7,500 articles alphabetically arranged for easy reference • Hundreds of colorful maps, illustrations, charts, and graphs • Scholarly articles ranging across the entire spectrum of theological and biblical topics, backed by the most current body of archaeological research • Over 250 contributors from around the world • Introductions to each book of the Bible • Bibliographies and helpful cross-references

Zondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

by John A. Beck

Biblical authors seized imagery drawn from everyday life and redeployed it in the service of divine revelation. But today’s readers are not familiar with many of these once-common illustrations. The distance in time, place, and culture between the Bible’s first recipients and people today often mutes the rhetorical impact of such images. Students of the Bible need someone to explain both the meaning and significance of the imagery found in the biblical text. The Zondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery provides the kind of assistance today’s readers need. Entries explain images that correspond to a cultural artifact from the biblical world (such as arrow or sandal), a component of natural history (such as fox or fig tree), a named place (such as Mount Sinai or Nazareth), or a component of the Promised Land’s physical geography (such as mountain or wilderness) Each entry contains a description of the element or image, examples of how the image is used in the biblical text, and appropriate full-color photographs and maps that further illustrate the ideas presented. Students of Scripture will find the Zodervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery a fascinating and inspiring portal to the biblical world.

Zondervan Dictionary of Bible and Theology Words

by J. Edward Miller Matthew S. Demoss

Reach for almost any commentary or other Bible study text and sooner or later (probably sooner!) you’re bound to stumble over a word you don’t know. Unfortunately, the dictionary doesn’t shed much light on terms such as agraphon, deutero-Isaiah, pretribulationism, synonymous parallelism, Transjordan, or zugoth. Even words you are able to look up can have specific nuances and applications in biblical and theological study. What you need is a study book to help you understand the study books. You need the Zondervan Dictionary of Bible and Theology Words. This hugely practical volume puts the definitions you need most right at your fingertips. Over 1,700 words and phrases from Old and New Testament studies, biblical languages, and systematic theology have been compiled, alphabetized, and defined as succinctly as possible. You’ll never be left scratching your head again. The Zondervan Dictionary of Bible and Theology Words is destined to become a staple reference tool for pastors, Sunday school teachers, and everyone with an interest in learning more about the Bible and theology. The more you study the Bible, the more you’ll appreciate having this unique resource in your library.

Zondervan Bible Dictionary

by J. D. Douglas C. Merrill

Who were the Pharisees? What did Samson and John the Baptist have in common? Does an altar really have "horns?" Turn to the Zondervan Bible Dictionary and find out. It has the answers to these and hundreds of other questions you're likely to wonder about as you read the Bible. Condensed from the New International Bible Dictionary, this unique volume actually offers three books in one: • A Dictionary—for easy-to-find, practical information on thousands of topics • A Topical Index—for detailed study of nearly 150 larger topics, listing all articles in the dictionary that relate to a given topic • A Survey—providing an introductory overview of the Bible, biblical history, and biblical culture. Concise, readable, and informative, the Zondervan Bible Dictionary is ideal for use at home, in study groups, and in schools. It will help you clear up the who, what, where, why, and how of the Bible so you can better appreciate the depth of its wisdom and its relevance for you today.

Zondervan All-in-One Bible Reference Guide

by Kevin Green

To get the most out of studying the Bible usually requires a concordance, a dictionary, a topical Bible, and a handbook. The Zondervan All-in-One Bible Reference Guide combines the best features of all four—in one convenient location. This easy-to-use resource covers a wide range of topics, people, places, events, and themes from Scripture. Entries are arranged alphabetically, making it easy for us to find the information needed to expand our understanding of God’s Word. The Zondervan All-in-One Bible Reference Guide is ideal for pastors, Bible study leaders, and everyone who wants to learn more from God’s Word. Based on the NIV—the most read, most trusted translation of the Bible—this reference guide will prove to be indispensable, no matter what translation is used.

Zona caliente

by Richard Preston

La historia del brote de Ébola más mortífero en la historia: un relato apasionante de los médicos y científicos que lucharon, y luchan, por protegernos. Zona caliente: área del laboratorio denominada así por los científicos que investigan los virus más letales como el ébola. Sellada herméticamente, sus accesos están rigurosamente controlados y los operarios visten trajes especiales sometidos a duchas de desinfección antes de abandonar el recinto. Parte de los hechos narrados en este libro transcurren en una «zona caliente» gestionada por el Ejército de Estados Unidos en Maryland. Zona caliente fue escrito y publicado en 1994 para explicar los orígenes y la evolución del virus ébola y advertir del peligro de su propagación en el futuro. Su autor, Richard Preston, catedrático de la Universidad de Princeton y un destacado especialista en abordar temas científicos con un alto nivel de rigor y conocimiento de la materia -ha sido galardonado con el Premio del Instituto de Física de Estados Unidos y Zona caliente es lectura recomendada en los institutos de Norteamérica-, fue el primero en dar a conocer al gran público la amenaza del ébola, un virus potencialmente mil veces más letal que el VIH del sida y que, hasta el día de hoy, no ha sido controlado en su totalidad. La narración de esta historia, que se lee como una novela, se basa en hechos reales documentados con precisión y contrastados hasta el límite de lo posible. El resultado es un relato apasionante y esclarecedor, una fuente rica en datos fidedignos sobre todos los aspectos involucrados en este desafío de la naturaleza. Así, los lectores podrán formarse una opinión razonada por encima de todo el torrente de informaciones fragmentadas que propician en la opinión pública una sensación de desconcierto y temor.

The Zombie Survival Guide

by Max Brooks

Called the "Studs Terkel of zombie journalism," Brooks provides the lessons that history has taught about zombie outbreaks. Here, Brooks chronicles the most famous outbreaks, gruesomely illustrated in graphic novel form.

The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead

by Max Brooks

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, World War Z, The Zombie Survival Guide is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now. Fully illustrated and exhaustively comprehensive, this book covers everything you need to know, including how to understand zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective defense tactics and weaponry, ways to outfit your home for a long siege, and how to survive and adapt in any territory or terrain.Top 10 Lessons for Surviving a Zombie Attack 1. Organize before they rise! 2. They feel no fear, why should you?3. Use your head: cut off theirs.4. Blades don't need reloading.5. Ideal protection = tight clothes, short hair.6. Get up the staircase, then destroy it. 7. Get out of the car, get onto the bike.8. Keep moving, keep low, keep quiet, keep alert!9. No place is safe, only safer. 10. The zombie may be gone, but the threat lives on. Don't be carefree and foolish with your most precious asset--life. This book is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now without your even knowing it. The Zombie Survival Guide offers complete protection through trusted, proven tips for safeguarding yourself and your loved ones against the living dead. It is a book that can save your life.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Zombie Gnome Defense Guide: A Complete Reference to Surviving the Tiniest Apocalypse

by Shaenon K. Garrity Andrew Farago Bryan Heemskerk

Compiled from the notes of three zombie gnome experts (among them a Van Helsing-like zombie gnome hunter, a horticulture student, and a gardening columnist), this guide includes a detailed study of zombie gnome habits, hiding places, and offensive tactics, as well as an intimate history of the zombie gnome rise and eventual war with humanity. Empty-eyed, shambling, and hungry for human ankles, the zombie gnome population is on the rise, infesting the backyards of suburbia and attacking innocent lawn ornaments everywhere. While chances of human survival are minimal, readers can arm themselves with The Zombie Gnome Defense Guide to combat their tiny, undead enemies.Offering strategies for defense against a zombie gnome invasion, the book provides an extensive list of essential weapons and DIY home-fortification tips. Rare illustrations of zombie gnomes in their natural habitat and a priceless collection of never-before-seen photos (housed in an envelope in the back of the book) make this the go-to guide for survivalists in a zombie gnome-infested world.

Ziekten in de huisartspraktijk (5e druk)

by W.J.H.M. van den Bosch E.H. van de Lisdonk A.L.M. Lagro-Janssen H. J. Schers

In 1971 werd de eerste continue morbiditeitregistratie in Nederland gestart, de CMR-Nijmegen. Sindsdien leggen de huisartsen uit de vier deelnemende praktijken alle gezondheidsstoornissen vast die de patiënten uit deze praktijken doormaken en die bij hen zijn vastgesteld door de eigen huisarts, waarnemend huisartsen, praktijkassistenten en medisch specialisten. Uitgaande van dit inmiddels zeer grote en rijke databestand beschrijven de CMRartsen in dit boek meer dan 150 ziekten en aandoeningen. Zij bespreken klinisch beeld, beloop, prognose en behandeling in relatie tot de epidemiologische kenmerken van deze ziekten en aandoeningen. Centraal staan de veranderingen in de frequentie van vóórkomen in de loop van de registratieperiode en de incidentie- en prevalentiecijfers naar leeftijd en geslacht. Deze worden, waar relevant, aangevuld met gegevens over het vóórkomen naar jaargetijde en sociaal-economische klasse. De definitieve teksten in dit boek zijn totstandgekomen in een intensief proces van discussie en bijstelling, waardoor er een aanzienlijke hoeveelheid huisartservaring in is verwerkt. In deze vijfde druk van Ziekten in de huisartspraktijk zijn de registratiegegevens van 1985 tot en met 2006 opgenomen en de nieuwste inzichten verwerkt. Bovendien zijn de teksten aangescherpt en gestroomlijnd met de inhoud van de NHGstandaarden. De redacteuren en auteurs zijn allen huisarts, voor het merendeel verbonden aan de Afdeling Huisartsgeneeskunde van het UMC St Radboud te Nijmegen.

The Zero Footprint Baby

by Keya Chatterjee

In our culture, pregnancy, birth, and childrearing are deeply connected to consumption and resource use. From the baby shower to the minivan and the larger apartment or first house, the baby-raising years are the most hyper-consumptive of our lives, and can set a family on an unsustainable track for years to come. The Zero Footprint Baby: How to Save the Planet While Raising a Healthy Baby shows how to raise a child with little to no carbon footprint. The book covers every issue new parents face, including pregnancy (what kind of birth has the lowest impact); what to feed your baby (breastfeed, formula, or both?), childcare (who should take care of the baby, and how?), and of course, diapering. Using a mix of personal anecdotes, summarized research, and clear guidance on how to pursue the most sustainable baby-rearing options, The Zero Footprint Baby is the resource and reference book for all new parents with green inclinations. Keya Chatterjee is the director for international climate policy at the World Wildlife Fund. She previously served as a climate change specialist at the US Agency for International Development, and also worked on communicating climate issues while at NASA. Keya's commentary on climate change policy and sustainability issues has been quoted in numerous media outlets, including USA Today, The New York Times, Fox News, The Associated Press, The Washington Post, and NBC Nightly News. She was also featured in a special issue of Politico on climate change highlighting the "muscle of the movement."

Zeno and the Tortoise: How to Think Like a Philosopher

by Nicholas Fearn

For those who don't know the difference between Lucretius's spear and Hume's fork, Zeno and the Tortoise explains not just who each philosopher was and what he thought, but exactly how he came to think in the way he did. Nicholas Fearn presents philosophy as a collection of tools — the tricks of a trade that, in the end, might just be all tricks, each to be fruitfully applied to a variety of everyday predicaments. In a witty and engaging style that incorporates everything from Sting to cell phones to Bill Gates, Fearn demystifies the ways of thought that have shaped and inspired humanity — among many others, the Socratic method, Descartes's use of doubt, Bentham's theory of utilitarianism, Rousseau's social contract, and, of course, the concept of common sense. Along the way, there are fascinating biographical snippets about the philosophers themselves: the story of Thales falling down a well while studying the stars, and of Socrates being told by a face-reader that his was the face of a monster who was capable of any crime. Written in twenty-five short chapters, each readable during the journey to work, Zeno and the Tortoise is the ideal course in intellectual self-defense. Acute, often irreverent, but always authoritative, this is a unique introduction to the ideas that have shaped us all. "Entertaining and witty. A smooth, sweet concoction that should tickle the taste buds of the most philosophobic readers." — Julian Boggini, The Times Educational Supplement (U.K.) "A concise and entertaining attempt to place the skills of philosophy at our fingertips." — Olivier Burckhardt, The Independent on Sunday (U.K.)

Zen Science: Stop and Smell the Universe

by Institute of Zen Science

An inspirational collection of musings on the wonders of nature and the universe, Zen Science pairs the fun of popular science trivia with the benefits of mindfulness. It takes 30,000 years to create a single ray of sunlight. A pinch of soil contains 1 billion living organisms. For virtually all of the earth's existence -- 99.9994% of time -- there were no human beings. These simple reflections are also deeply profound, revealing how vast and awe-inspiring the natural world truly is. With more than 100 of the most surprising, thought-provoking facts about our planet, Zen Science leads readers towards mindfulness, wonder, and spiritual contemplation. This gentle guide is illustrated throughout with charming line drawings and can be read straight through or consulted periodically for a bite-sized piece of inspiration and joy.

The Zen of Slime: A DIY Inspiration Notebook

by Prim Pattanaporn Alena Woods Charlene Ayala

Slime is the answer. Fluffy. Crunchy. Smooth. Sparkly. Iridescent. Irresistible. Slime has arrived, bringing with it a tangible sense of serenity. It’s a beautiful substance, enjoyed on many levels: Discover the alchemy of making your own; chill out with slime-playing videos; and/or get inspired by playful presentations of every iteration slime can take. Whatever your pleasure, The Zen of Slime celebrates it with stunning art, secret recipes, interviews with Instagram sensations, and branding, packaging, and photography advice. Embrace the slime. Your journey has already begun.

Zen of Cloud: Learning Cloud Computing by Examples, Second Edition

by Haishi Bai

This book provides a comprehensive review of cloud philosophy, design principals, development trends as well as practical patterns to guide readers to understand, design and implement successful cloud-based solutions. This book provides both "hows" and "whys." It peers behind the buzz words such as machine learning, containers, and blockchains to help readers understand how to put those technologies into practical use. This unique book covers a broad spectrum of technologies of cloud computing.

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