Religion: New Testament

  • Envisioning the Cosmic Body of Christ: Embodiment, Plurality and Incarnation book cover

    Envisioning the Cosmic Body of Christ

    Embodiment, Plurality and Incarnation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurica Jax, Saskia Wendel

    The metaphor of the cosmos as the Body of Christ offers an opportunity to escape the aporias of standard Body of Christ imagery, which has often proved anthropocentric, exclusivist, triumphalist and/or sexist in the analyses of classical theologies. The body motif in particular contains starting…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Greek Myth and the Bible book cover

    Greek Myth and the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Louden

    Since the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Gilgamesh epic, we have known that the Bible imports narratives from outside of Israelite culture, refiguring them for its own audience. Only more recently, however, has come the realization that Greek culture is also a prominent source of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Thinking Sex with the Great Whore: Deviant Sexualities and Empire in the Book of Revelation book cover

    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

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans book cover

    Herod

    King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Richardson, Amy Marie Fisher

    Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans examines the life, work, and influence of this controversial figure, who remains the most highly visible of the Roman client kings under Augustus. Herod’s rule shaped the world in which Christianity arose and his influence can still be seen today.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • Epistemology and Biblical Theology: From the Pentateuch to Mark’s Gospel book cover

    Epistemology and Biblical Theology

    From the Pentateuch to Mark’s Gospel, 1st Edition

    By Dru Johnson

    Epistemology and Biblical Theology pursues a coherent theory of knowledge as described across the Pentateuch and Mark's Gospel. As a work from the emerging field of philosophical criticism, this volume explores in each biblical text both narrative and paraenesis to assess what theory of knowledge…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • Paul and Death: A Question of Psychological Coping book cover

    Paul and Death

    A Question of Psychological Coping, 1st Edition

    By Linda Joelsson

    The concept of death, particularly violent death, is prevalent throughout the writings of Paul the Apostle. His letters in the New Testament address this topic from a variety of perspectives, some of which can appear to be almost contradictory. However, this need not be problematic. Paul and Death …

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema: Blind Paul book cover

    Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema

    Blind Paul, 1st Edition

    By Sean Desilets

    This book revisits the tradition of Western religious cinema in light of scholarship on St. Paul’s political theology. The book’s subtitle derives from the account in the Book of Acts that St. Paul was temporarily blinded in the wake of his conversion on the road to Damascus. In imitation of Paul,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • The Silents of Jesus in the Cinema (1897-1927) book cover

    The Silents of Jesus in the Cinema (1897-1927)

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Shepherd

    While Jesus has attracted the sporadic interest of film-makers since the epics of the Sixties, it is often forgotten that between the advent of motion pictures in the 1890s and the close of the "silent" era at the end of the 1920s, some of the longest, most expensive and most watched films on both…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Resurrection, Hell and the Afterlife: Body and Soul in Antiquity, Judaism and Early Christianity book cover

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Rewriting Peter as an Intertextual Character in the Canonical Gospels book cover

    Rewriting Peter as an Intertextual Character in the Canonical Gospels

    1st Edition

    By Finn Damgaard

    Peter is a fascinating character in all four canonical gospels, not only as a literary figure in each of the gospels respectively, but also when looked at from an intertextual perspective. This book examines how Peter is rewritten for each of the gospels, positing that the different portrayals of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Reconsidering Johannine Christianity: A Social Identity Approach book cover

    Reconsidering Johannine Christianity

    A Social Identity Approach, 1st Edition

    By Raimo Hakola

    Reconsidering Johannine Christianity presents a full-scale application of social identity approach to the Johannine writings. This book reconsiders a widely held scholarly assumption that the writings commonly taken to represent Johannine Christianity – the Gospel of John and the First, Second and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

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