Religion: New Testament

  • The New Testament in its Ritual World book cover

    The New Testament in its Ritual World

    1st Edition

    By Richard E. DeMaris

    What was life like among the first Christians? For the last thirty years, scholars have explored the historical and social contexts of the New Testament in order to sharpen their understanding of the text itself. This interest has led scholars to focus more and more on the social features of early…

    Paperback – 2008-03-10

  • The Many Deaths of Judas Iscariot: A Meditation on Suicide book cover

    The Many Deaths of Judas Iscariot

    A Meditation on Suicide, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Maurice Saari

    In this bold, captivating and controversial book, the author combines his own intensely moving personal accounts with incisive scriptural analysis, and challenges the reader to reassess what they think they know about Judas Iscariot and suicide. Drawing on the memory of his own brother’s action…

    Paperback – 2006-05-25

  • Who's Who in the New Testament book cover

    Who's Who in the New Testament

    2nd Edition

    By Canon Ronald Brownrigg, Ronald Brownrigg

    Who's Who in The New Testament is the most complete and detailed reference book of its kind. Paying close attention to the places linked with the major events of Jesus's life, it provides:* over 300 extensive entries covering every major character* detailed biographical information on each…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27

  • James book cover


    1st Edition

    By Richard Bauckham

    Richard Bauckham explores the historical and literary contexts of the Epistle of James, discussing the significance of James as the brother of Jesus and leader of the early Jerusalem church. He gives special attention to the aphorisms which encapsulate James' wisdom, and to the way that James'…

    Paperback – 1999-04-22
    New Testament Readings

  • Galatians book cover


    1st Edition

    By Philip F. Esler

    Paul's letter to the Galatians, sometimes known as the Magna Carta of Christian liberty, is central to the understanding of the relation of Paul and the Law and is packed with crucial historical, social and theological material.Philip F. Esler provides a detailed and accessible interpretation of…

    Paperback – 1998-07-02
    New Testament Readings

  • Luke's Gospel book cover

    Luke's Gospel

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Knight

    Luke's Gospel provides a comprehensive and schematic reading of Luke's Gospel, one of the most important books detailing the life and works of Christ, in six main parts. Knight introduces the Gospel and the narrative theory on which the Gospel rests. He offers a detailed, chapter-by-chapter…

    Paperback – 1998-04-30
    New Testament Readings

  • Revelation book cover


    1st Edition

    By Rev A J P Garrow, A.J.P. Garrow

    Revelation claims to tell the story of 'what must soon take place', and yet, despite centuries of scholarly research, the order and content of this story has remained one of the greatest mysteries of all time.Arguing that Revelation was designed to be heard in six separate instalments, A.J.P.…

    Paperback – 1997-03-20
    New Testament Readings

  • The Social World of Jesus and the Gospels book cover

    The Social World of Jesus and the Gospels

    1st Edition

    By Bruce J. Malina

    In order to interpret historical writings, the reader must not employ their modern understanding of the world, but must strive to grasp the mindset of the original audience. To assist the twentieth-century New Testament reader in understanding the literal meaning of the New Testament is the goal of…

    Paperback – 1996-11-14

  • Jesus Framed book cover

    Jesus Framed

    1st Edition

    By George Aichele

    Biblical Limits is a new series which brings to the traditional field of Biblical Studies literary criticism, anthropology and gender-based approaches, thus reaching new ways of understanding Biblical texts.Jesus Framed is a collection of essays on reading the gospel of Mark. It uses literary…

    Paperback – 1996-05-09
    Biblical Limits

  • Modelling Early Christianity: Social-Scientific Studies of the New Testament in its Context book cover

    Modelling Early Christianity

    Social-Scientific Studies of the New Testament in its Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Esler

    Modelling Early Christianity explores the intriguing foreign social context of first century Palestine and the Greco-Roman East, in which the Christian faith was first proclaimed and the New Testament documents were written. It demonstrates that a sophisticated analysis of the context is essential…

    Paperback – 1995-12-07

  • Judaism in the New Testament: Practices and Beliefs book cover

    Judaism in the New Testament

    Practices and Beliefs, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Judaism in the New Testament explains how the writings of the early church emerged from communities which defined themselves in Judaic terms even as they professed faith in Christ. These two extremely distinguished scholars introduce readers to the plurality of Judaisms of the period. They show, by…

    Paperback – 1995-10-19

  • John's Gospel book cover

    John's Gospel

    1st Edition

    By Revd Dr Mark W G Stibbe, Mark W.G. Stibbe

    John's Gospel is an innovative study which shows how the current plurality of literary methodologies can be used effectively to illuminate the text of the fourth gospel. Dr Stibbe, the well-respected author of three previous volumes on St John, uses the methods of structuralism, deconstructionism…

    Paperback – 1994-09-29
    New Testament Readings

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