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  • Producing Christian Culture

    Medieval Exegesis and Its Interpretative Genres

    Edited by Giles E. M. Gasper, Francis Watson, Matthew R. Crawford

    Producing Christian Culture takes as its thread the 'interpretative genres' within which medieval people engaged with the Bible. Contributors to the volume present specific material as a case study illustrative of a specific genre, whether devotional, homiletical, scholarly, or controversial. The…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 

  • A Kryptic Model of the Incarnation

    By Andrew Ter Ern Loke

    The Incarnation, traditionally understood as the metaphysical union between true divinity and true humanity in the one person of Jesus Christ, is one of the central doctrines for Christians over the centuries. Nevertheless, many scholars have objected that the Scriptural account of the Incarnation…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Ecclesiastes and the Riddle of Authorship

    By Thomas M. Bolin

    In Ecclesiastes, the authorial voice of Qohelet presents an identity that has challenged readers for centuries. This book offers a reception history of the different ways readers have constructed Qohelet as an author. Previous reception histories of Ecclesiastes group readings into "premodern" and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 

  • Poetry and Prayer

    The Power of the Word II

    By Francesca Bugliani Knox, John Took

    Interdisciplinary and ecumenical in scope, Poetry and Prayer offers theoretical discussion on the profound connection between poetic inspiration and prayer as well as reflection on the work of individual writers and the traditions within which they stand. An international range of established…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 

  • Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    By Richard C. Miller

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Ludi Saeculares of Septimius Severus

    The Ideologies of a New Roman Empire

    By Jussi Rantala

    This is the first monograph to examine in detail the Ludi Saeculares (Secular Games) of Septimius Severus and argues that the games represented a radical shift from Antonine imperial ideology. To garner popular support and to legitimise his power, Severus conducted an intensive propaganda campaign,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 

  • Saul and the Monarchy: A New Look

    The negative biblical presentation of King Saul of Israel has been biased in favour of David at the expense of Saul. This book presents a more positive picture and more realistic view of the culture of the period extending from Saul to the schism. Simcha Shalom Brooks explores a number of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • The Book of Ezekiel and its Influence

    By Johannes Tromp

    Edited by Henk Jan de Jonge

    The Book of the Old Testament prophet Ezekiel (6th century B.C.E.) is a book of forceful language and impressive images. Its message is often clear, sometimes mysterious. The book had great impact in Jewish and early Christian literature as well as in western art. This book deals with the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 

  • The Old Testament: Canon, Literature and Theology

    Collected Essays of John Barton

    By John Barton

    This collection of John Barton's work engages with current concern over the biblical canon, in both historical and theological aspects; with literary reading of the Bible and current literary theory as it bears on biblical studies; and with the theological reading and use of the biblical text. John…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 

  • Reading Ecclesiastes

    A Literary and Cultural Exegesis

    By Mary E. Mills

    Reading Ecclesiastes explores the literary style and themes of the Book of Ecclesiastes, investigating its overall theological messages and the cultural perspectives which readers bring to bear on their act of reading. Examining the meaning found in Ecclesiastes through the use of two important…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Heythrop Studies in Contemporary Philosophy, Religion and Theology

  • Excavating Pilgrimage

    Archaeological Approaches to Sacred Travel and Movement in the Ancient World

    Edited by Troels Myrup Kristensen, Wiebke Friese

    This volume sheds new light on the significance and meaning of material culture for the study of pilgrimage in the ancient world, focusing in particular on Classical and Hellenistic Greece, the Roman Empire and Late Antiquity. It thus discusses how archaeological evidence can be used to advance our…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Roman Literature, Gender and Reception

    Domina Illustris

    Edited by Donald Lateiner, Barbara K. Gold, Judith Perkins

    This cutting-edge collection of essays offers provocative studies of ancient history, literature, gender identifications and roles, and subsequent interpretations of the republican and imperial Roman past. The prose and poetry of Cicero and Petronius, Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid receive fresh…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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