Religion: Bible (The)

  • 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

  • Chaucer and the Bible: A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography book cover

    Chaucer and the Bible

    A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Besserman

    Originally published in 1988. This book offers a very useful source of information on Chaucer’s relationship to the Bible. It contains a detailed chapter on research into this connection and then presents two indexes. The first is organised by title of Chaucer’s work and then line number detailing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Patterns of Religious Narrative in the Canterbury Tales book cover

    Patterns of Religious Narrative in the Canterbury Tales

    1st Edition

    By Roger Ellis

    Originally published in 1986. This study asks ‘What problems confront the narrator of a religious story?’ and ‘What different solutions to those problems are offered by the religious narratives of The Canterbury Tales?’ The introduction explains the grounds for inclusion of the tales here studied…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Clerk's Tale: The Griselda Story Received, Rewritten, Illustrated book cover

    Chaucer's Clerk's Tale

    The Griselda Story Received, Rewritten, Illustrated, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bronfman

    Originally published in 1994. This surveys the origin and development of one of Chaucer’s most problematic characters, Griselda, who through the centuries has challenged the horizon of expectations of many an audience. Starting with Boccaccio’s Decameron and suggesting in turn its precursors in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • 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

  • The Old Testament: A Concise Introduction book cover

    The Old Testament

    A Concise Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Brent A. Strawn

    This concise volume introduces readers to the three main sections of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and to the biblical books found in each. It is organized around two primary "stories": the story that scholars tell about the Old Testament and the story the literature itself tells. Concluding with a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Queer Theologies: The Basics book cover

    Queer Theologies: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Chris Greenough

    Queer Theologies: The Basics is a concise and illuminating introduction to the study of this controversial and discursive subject area. This book provides an accessible exploration into the major themes within queer studies, queer theologies, and themes of gender and sexuality in Christianity.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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

  • Reading the Bible in Islamic Context: Qur'anic Conversations book cover

    Reading the Bible in Islamic Context

    Qur'anic Conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J Crowther, Shirin Shafaie, Ida Glaser, Shabbir Akhtar

    In the current political and social climate, there is increasing demand for a deeper understanding of Muslims, the Qur’an and Islam, as well as a keen demand among Muslim scholars to explore ways of engaging with Christians theologically, culturally, and socially. This book explores the ways in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Life in Citations: Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture book cover

    Life in Citations

    Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Tsoffar

    In her latest book, Life in Citiations: Biblical Narratives and Contemporary Hebrew Culture, Ruth Tsoffar studies several key biblical narratives that figure prominently in Israeli culture. Life in Citations provides a close reading of these narratives, along with works by contemporary Hebrew…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • 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 – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Christian Theological Tradition book cover

    The Christian Theological Tradition

    4th Edition

    Edited by Mark McInroy, Michael J. Hollerich

    The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Tradition provides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

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