Ancient Religions Products

  • God in a Single Vision

    Integrating Philosophy and Theology

    By David Brown

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    In the ancient conversation between Western philosophy and Christian theology, powerful contemporary voices are arguing for monologue rather than dialogue. Instead of these two disciplines learning from and mutually informing each other, both philosophers and theologians are increasingly…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Juvencus' Four Books of the Gospels

    Evangeliorum libri IV

    By Scott McGill

    Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Rutilius Namatianus' Going Home

    De Reditu Suo

    By Martha Malamud

    Martha Malamud provides the only scholarly English translation of De Reditu Suo with significant notes and commentary that explore historical, literary, cultural, and mythical references, as well as commenting on literary allusions, the structure, diction, and style of the poem, and textual issues.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Understanding Greek Religion

    By Jennifer Larson

    Understanding Greek Religion is one of the first attempts to fully examine any religion from a cognitivist perspective, applying methods and findings from the cognitive science of religion to the ancient Greek world. In this book, Jennifer Larson shows that many of the fundamentals of Greek…

    Paperback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Education and Religion in Late Antique Christianity

    Reflections, social contexts and genres

    Edited by Peter Gemeinhardt, Lieve Van Hoof, Peter Van Nuffelen

    This book studies the complex attitude of late ancient Christians towards classical education. In recent years, the different theoretical positions that can be found among the Church Fathers have received particular attention: their statements ranged from enthusiastic assimilation to outright…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • The Theology of Craft and the Craft of Work

    From Tabernacle to Eucharist

    By Jeremy Kidwell

    An important reconceptualisation is taking place in the way people express creativity, working together, and engaging in labour; particularly, suggests Kidwell, a surprising resurgence in recent years of manual and craft work. Noting the wide array of outlets that now market hand-made goods and the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01 
    Routledge

  • History, Archaeology and The Bible Forty Years After "Historicity"

    Changing Perspectives 6

    Edited by Ingrid Hjelm, Thomas L. Thompson

    In History, Archaeology and the Bible Forty Years after "Historicity", Hjelm and Thompson argue that a ‘crisis’ broke in the 1970s, when several new studies of biblical history and archaeology were published, questioning the historical-critical method of biblical scholarship. The crisis formed the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts: Volume 2

    By Ian Young, Robert Rezetko, Martin Ehrensvärd

    Since the beginning of critical scholarship biblical texts have been dated using linguistic evidence. Until now there has been no introduction to and comprehensive overview of the field. Volume 2 of Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts contains an extensive overview of dates attributed to different…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • A Burnt Offering for God

    Motive and Method in Cajetan’s Biblical Commentaries

    By Michael O'Connor

    Although perhaps best remembered as the Roman official who failed to keep Martin Luther in the Catholic fold in October 1518, Tommaso de Vio, Cardinal Cajetan (1469-1534) was a multi-faceted figure whose significance extends beyond those three difficult days in Augsburg. Had he retired at the age…

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Biblical Interpretation Beyond Historicity

    Changing Perspectives 7

    Edited by Ingrid Hjelm, Thomas L. Thompson

    Biblical Interpretation beyond Historicity evaluates the new perspectives that have emerged since the crisis over historicity in the 1970s and 80s in the field of biblical scholarship. Several new studies in the field, as well as the ‘deconstructive’ side of literary criticism that emerged from…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Congregational Hermeneutics

    How Do We Read?

    By Andrew P. Rogers

    Despite many churches claiming that the Bible is highly significant for their doctrine and practice, questions about how we read the Bible are rarely made explicit. Based on ethnographic research in English churches, Congregational Hermeneutics explores this dissonance and moves beyond descriptions…

    Paperback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • The Love of David and Jonathan

    Ideology, Text, Reception

    By James E. Harding

    Were David and Jonathan 'gay' lovers? This very modern question lies behind the recent explosion of studies of the David and Jonathan narrative. Interpreters differ in their assessment of whether 1 and 2 Samuel offer a positive portrayal of a homosexual relationship. Beneath the conflict of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

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