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  • Ecclesiastes and the Riddle of Authorship

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-11 
    Routledge

  • The Bible and Digital Millennials

    1st Edition

    By David G. Ford, Joshua L. Mann, Peter M. Phillips

    The Bible and Digital Millennials explores the place of the Bible in the lives of 18- to 35-year-olds who have been born into the digital age. As the use of digital media becomes increasingly pervasive, it should follow that it will have a significant effect on people’s engagement with religion and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Beyond Orality

    Biblical Poetry on its Own Terms, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Vayntrub

    Central to understanding the prophecy and prayer of the Hebrew Bible are the unspoken assumptions that shaped them—their genres. Modern scholars describe these works as “poetry,” but there was no corresponding ancient Hebrew term or concept. Scholars also typically assume it began as “oral…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • The Bible: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By John Barton

    The Bible: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the Bible as both a sacred text, central to the faith of millions, and a classic work of Western literature, containing a tapestry of genres, voices, perspectives, and images. This guide skilfully addresses both aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • God, Evolution, and Animal Suffering

    Theodicy without a Fall, 1st Edition

    By Bethany N. Sollereder

    After the publication of On the Origin of Species in 1859, theologians were faced with the dilemma of God creating through evolution. Suddenly, pain, suffering, untimely death and extinction appeared to be the very tools of creation, and not a result of the sin of humanity. Despite this paradigm…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • Discovering Babylon

    1st Edition

    By Rannfrid Thelle

    This volume presents Babylon as it has been passed down through Western culture: through the Bible, classical texts, in Medieval travel accounts, and through depictions of the Tower motif in art. It then details the discovery of the material culture remains of Babylon from the middle of the 19th…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • On the Resurrection of the Dead

    A New Metaphysics of Afterlife for Christian Thought, 1st Edition

    By James T. Turner, Jr.

    Christian tradition has largely held three theological affirmations on the resurrection of the physical body. Firstly, that bodily resurrection is not a superfluous hope of afterlife. Secondly, there is immediate post-mortem existence in Paradise. Finally, there is numerical identity between…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Environmental Humanities and Theologies

    Ecoculture, Literature and the Bible, 1st Edition

    By Rod Giblett

    Many ways of thinking about and living with ‘the environment’ have their roots in the Bible and the Christian cultural tradition. Environmental Humanities and Theologies shows that some of these ways are problematic. It also provides alternative ways that value both materiality and spirituality.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The New Testament in Muslim Eyes

    Paul's Letter to the Galatians, 1st Edition

    By Shabbir Akhtar

    This book explores Christian origins by examining a key New Testament epistle, Paul’s letter to the Galatian churches, seen by Christians as the charter of Christian liberty from the inherited Jewish law. The New Testament in Muslim Eyes provides a close textual commentary on perhaps the earliest…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Reading the Bible in Islamic Context Series

  • The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse

    Double Trouble Embodied, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Bjelland Kartzow

    The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse adds new knowledge to the ongoing discussion of slavery in early Christian discourse. Kartzow argues that the complex tension between metaphor and social reality in early Christian discourse is undertheorized. A metaphor can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Thinking Sex with the Great Whore

    Deviant Sexualities and Empire in the Book of Revelation, 1st Edition

    By Luis Menéndez-Antuña

    Many scholars in Biblical and Revelation studies have written at length about the imperial and patriarchal implications of the figure of the Whore of Babylon. However, much of the focus has been on the links to the Roman Empire and ancient attitudes towards gender. This book adds another layer to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • Resurrection, Hell and the Afterlife

    Body and Soul in Antiquity, Judaism and Early Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Mark Finney

    This book begins by arguing that early Greek reflection on the afterlife and immortality insisted on the importance of the physical body whereas a wealth of Jewish texts from the Hebrew Bible, Second Temple Judaism and early (Pauline) Christianity understood post-mortem existence to be that of the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

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