Religion: Old Testament & Hebrew Bible

  • Jeremiah in History and Tradition book cover

    Jeremiah in History and Tradition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim West, Niels Peter Lemche

    Jeremiah in History and Tradition examines aspects of the Book of Jeremiah from a variety of perspectives including historical, textual, redaction and feminist criticism as well as the history of its reception. The book looks afresh at the Book of Jeremiah through the lens of intertextuality and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    Hardback – 2019-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Migration and Colonialism in Late Second Millennium BCE Levant and its Environs: The Making of a New World book cover

    Migration and Colonialism in Late Second Millennium BCE Levant and its Environs

    The Making of a New World, 1st Edition

    By Pekka Pitkänen

    This book examines migration and colonialism in the ancient Near East in the late second millennium BCE, with a focus on the Levant. It explores how the area was shaped by these movements of people, especially in forming the new Iron Age societies. The book utilises recent sociological studies on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths: Why We Would Be Better Off With Homer’s Gods book cover

    The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths

    Why We Would Be Better Off With Homer’s Gods, 1st Edition

    By John Heath

    The Bible, Homer, and the Search for Meaning in Ancient Myths explores and compares the most influential sets of divine myths in Western culture: the Homeric pantheon and Yahweh, the God of the Old Testament. Heath argues that not only does the God of the Old Testament bear a striking resemblance…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World: Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children book cover

    Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Beyond Orality: Biblical Poetry on its Own Terms book cover

    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 – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    The Ancient Word

  • Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible: A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey book cover

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible

    A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey, 1st Edition

    By Brian Rainey

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible looks at some of the Bible’s most hostile and violent anti-foreigner texts and raises critical questions about how students of the Bible and ancient Near East should grapple with "ethnicity" and "foreignness" conceptually, hermeneutically and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • 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

  • Discovering Babylon book cover

    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

  • Revealing the History of Ancient Palestine: Changing Perspectives 8 book cover

    Revealing the History of Ancient Palestine

    Changing Perspectives 8, 1st Edition

    By Keith W. Whitelam

    This volume is part of the Changing Perspectives sub-series, which is constituted by anthologies of articles by world-renowned biblical scholars and historians that have made an impact on the field and changed its course during the last decades. This volume offers a collection of seminal essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Masculinities in the Court Tales of Daniel: Advancing Gender Studies in the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Masculinities in the Court Tales of Daniel

    Advancing Gender Studies in the Hebrew Bible, 1st Edition

    By Brian Charles DiPalma

    In this volume, Brian Charles DiPalma examines masculinities in the court tales of Daniel as a test case for issues facing the burgeoning area of gender studies in the Hebrew Bible. In doing so, it both analyses how the court tales of Daniel portray the characters in terms of configurations of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • 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

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