Offering a wealth of reliable information, 'The Oxford Guide to People & Places of the Bible' provides more than 300 articles that cover everyone from Adam and Eve to Jesus Christ and everywhere from the Garden of Eden to Golgotha and Gethsemane. Readers will find informative entries on virtually every major figure who walked across the biblical stage. Here are Hebrew Bible figures such as Cain and Abel, Noah and Methuselah, Abraham and Isaac, David and Goliath, Solomon and Sheba, Moses and Aaron, Naomi and Ruth, and Samson and Delilah. The New Testament is likewise well covered, with pieces on Peter and Paul, John the Baptist and Mary Magdalene, the apostles, Pontius Pilate and Judas Iscariot, and Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Articles also define groups who figure in the Bible, such as Angels, Archangels, and Demons, the Magi, the Tribes of Israel, and Women.