Bible Baby Names: Spiritual Choices from Judeo-Christian Sources

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A complete, one-of-a-kind resource for parents-to-be searching for a perfect name for their child.

Nearly 1,000 boys' and girls' names, both traditional and creative, from the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Bible, each with a:

  • Translation from the original language
  • Citation of where the name appears in the Bible
  • Description of its meaning
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Overview

A complete, one-of-a-kind resource for parents-to-be searching for a perfect name for their child.

Nearly 1,000 boys' and girls' names, both traditional and creative, from the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Bible, each with a:

  • Translation from the original language
  • Citation of where the name appears in the Bible
  • Description of its meaning

Bible Baby Names gives and overview of the trends in baby names and explains why the Bible has been a rich source of names through the ages while it helps you make modern choices from ancient text. For all who want their child's name to be special, spiritual, and full of meaning, Bible Baby Names offers a treasure-trove of choices.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879045620
  • Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 122
  • Sales rank: 1,479,287
  • Product dimensions: 4.99 (w) x 6.98 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Anita Diamant

Anita Diamant is author of The Red Tent; The New Jewish Wedding; Bible Baby Names: Spiritual Choices from Judeo-Christian Sources; and The New Jewish Baby Book(Jewish Lights), among other books. She is a founder of Mayyim Hayyim, Living Waters Community Mikveh and the Paula J. Brody Family Education Center in Newton, Massachusetts.

Biography

Anita Diamant is an award-winning journalist and the author of several bestselling novels (The Red Tent, Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown, Day After Night), a collection of essays (Pitching My Tent, and six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life.

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Some interesting outtakes from our interview with Anita Diamont:

"Modern dance concerts inspire me like little else. I'm amazed at the creativity and the range of the human imagination in the human body. Along a similar vein, I tend to prefer contemporary art museums and galleries for the visual/mental kick-in-the-pants. I don't go in expecting to like everything I see; I'm just... looking!"

"I unwind by walking on the beach. Sky, sea, sand, rocks, birds -- the great noisy emptiness. Nothing like it."

"I'd rather be home, or close to home. Traveling around the US or abroad is fascinating, but I lack the bug or gene that inspired people to visit the four corners of the globe. I'm not uncurious, honest. Maybe I'll grow into it..."

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    1. Hometown:
      Boston, Massachusetts
    1. Date of Birth:
      June 27, 1951
    2. Place of Birth:
      New York, New York
    1. Education:
      M.A. in English, SUNY, Binghamton, NY, 1975; B.A. in Comparative Literature, Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, 1973.
    2. Website:

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Introduction 11
A Son! Bible Names for Boys 27
A Daughter! Bible Names for Girls 77
Resources 121
Notes 123

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    Tap here!!!!!!!!

    Babies can't read!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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