Religion: Bible (The)

  • 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

  • Being a Man: Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity book cover

    Being a Man

    Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ilona Zsolnay

    Being a Man is a formative work which reveals the myriad and complex negotiations for constructions of masculine identities in the greater ancient Near East and beyond. Through a juxtaposition of studies into Neo-Assyrian artistic representations and omens, biblical hymns and narrative, Hittite,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • The Family Romance of Martyrdom in Second Maccabees book cover

    The Family Romance of Martyrdom in Second Maccabees

    1st Edition

    By Naomi Janowitz

    Centering on the first extant martyr story (2 Maccabees 7), this study explores the "autonomous value" of martyrdom. The story of a mother and her seven sons who die under the torture of the Greek king Antiochus displaces the long-problematic Temple sacrificial cult with new cultic practices, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Illuminations of the Stavelot Bible (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Illuminations of the Stavelot Bible (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Wayne Dynes

    First published in 1978, this book offers a comprehensive study of the illuminations of the Stavelot Bible. The illuminations themselves have been recognized as occupying an important place in the incipient stage of the Romanesque style in the Meuse valley. The two volumes of the Bible contain no…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • God, Education, and Modern Metaphysics: The Logic of

    God, Education, and Modern Metaphysics

    The Logic of "Know Thyself", 1st Edition

    By Nigel Tubbs

    The Western tradition has long held the view that while it is possible to know that God exists, it nevertheless remains impossible to know what God is. The ineffability of the monotheistic God extends to each of the Abrahamic faiths. In this volume, Tubbs considers Aristotle’s logic of mastery and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Ecclesiastes and the Riddle of Authorship book cover

    Ecclesiastes and the Riddle of Authorship

    1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Bolin

    In Ecclesiastes, the authorial voice of Qohelet presents an identity that has challenged readers for centuries. This book offers a reception history of the different ways readers have constructed Qohelet as an author. Previous reception histories of Ecclesiastes group readings into "premodern" and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors: Strangers at the Gate book cover

    Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors

    Strangers at the Gate, 1st Edition

    By Adriane Leveen

    Throughout the Hebrew Bible, strangers are indispensable to the formation of a collective Israelite identity. Encounters between the Israelites and their neighbors are among the most urgent matters explored in biblical narratives, yet relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to them.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England: Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony book cover

    The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England

    Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gaudio

    The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Gender-Play in the Hebrew Bible: The Ways the Bible Challenges Its Gender Norms book cover

    Gender-Play in the Hebrew Bible

    The Ways the Bible Challenges Its Gender Norms, 1st Edition

    By Amy Kalmanofsky

    Though the Hebrew Bible often reflects and constructs a world that privileges men, many of its narratives play extensively with the gender norms of the society in which they were written. Drawing from feminist, masculinity and queer studies, Gender-Play in the Hebrew Bible uses close literary…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Synoptic Problem and Statistics book cover

    The Synoptic Problem and Statistics

    1st Edition

    By Andris Abakuks

    See How to Use Statistics for New Testament Interpretation The Synoptic Problem and Statistics lays the foundations for a new area of interdisciplinary research that uses statistical techniques to investigate the synoptic problem in New Testament studies, which concerns the relationships between…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • 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
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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