Major topics are given extensive coverage, and contributors are noted after each article. Many topics include bibliographies for additional research. This comprehensive, affordable Bible dictionary includes over 900 photos, maps, charts and drawings. Charles F. Pfeiffer was professor of ancient literature at Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Howard Vos is retired professor of history and archaeology of The Kings College in Briarcliff Manor, New York. John Rea is retired professor of Old Testament at Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia.