Religion: New Testament

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • 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 …

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • The New Testament in Muslim Eyes: Paul's Letter to the Galatians book cover

    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 Reading the Bible in Islamic Context Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Animal Ethics and Theology: The Lens of the Good Samaritan book cover

    Animal Ethics and Theology

    The Lens of the Good Samaritan, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Miller

    In this book, Daniel K. Miller articulates a new vision of human and animal relationships based on the foundational love ethic within Christianity. Framed around Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan, Animal Ethics and Theology thoughtfully examines the shortcomings of utilitarian and rights-based…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity book cover

    Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-03-29
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Cynics, Paul and the Pauline Churches book cover

    Cynics, Paul and the Pauline Churches

    1st Edition

    By F. Gerald Downing

    F. Gerald Downing explores the teachings of Paul, arguing that the development of Paul's preaching and of the Pauline Church owed a great deal to the views of the vagabond Cynic philosophers, critics of the gods and of the ethos of civic society.F. Gerald Downing examines the New Testament writings…

    Paperback – 2012-09-30

  • Christology and Whiteness: What Would Jesus Do? book cover

    Christology and Whiteness

    What Would Jesus Do?, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Yancy

    This book explores Christology through the lens of whiteness, addressing whiteness as a site of privilege and power within the specific context of Christology. It asks whether or not Jesus’ life and work offers theological, religious and ethical resources that can address the question of…

    Paperback – 2012-07-19

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