Religion: Bible (The)

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Refractions of the Scriptural: Critical Orientation as Transgression book cover

    Refractions of the Scriptural

    Critical Orientation as Transgression, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vincent L. Wimbush

    Refractions of the Scriptural is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that seeks to construct a new field of scholarly inquiry with scriptures as a fraught category, analytical wedge, and site for excavation and problematization. The book focuses on the ways in which individual and social…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Love of David and Jonathan: Ideology, Text, Reception book cover

    The Love of David and Jonathan

    Ideology, Text, Reception, 1st Edition

    By James E. Harding

    Were David and Jonathan 'gay' lovers? This very modern question lies behind the recent explosion of studies of the David and Jonathan narrative. Interpreters differ in their assessment of whether 1 and 2 Samuel offer a positive portrayal of a homosexual relationship. Beneath the conflict of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Scripturalizing the Human: The Written as the Political book cover

    Scripturalizing the Human

    The Written as the Political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vincent L. Wimbush

    Scripturalizing the Human is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that reconceptualizes and models "scriptural studies" as a critical, comparative set of practices with broad ramifications for scholars of religion and biblical studies. This critical historical and ethnographic project is…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Translating Religion: What is Lost and Gained? book cover

    Translating Religion

    What is Lost and Gained?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz

    Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Reconsidering Johannine Christianity: A Social Identity Approach book cover

    Reconsidering Johannine Christianity

    A Social Identity Approach, 1st Edition

    By Raimo Hakola

    Reconsidering Johannine Christianity presents a full-scale application of social identity approach to the Johannine writings. This book reconsiders a widely held scholarly assumption that the writings commonly taken to represent Johannine Christianity – the Gospel of John and the First, Second and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • David's Jerusalem: Between Memory and History book cover

    David's Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis book cover

    Teaching the Historical Jesus

    Issues and Exegesis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zev Garber

    Teaching the Historical Jesus in his Jewish context to students of varied religious backgrounds presents instructors with not only challenges, but also opportunities to sustain interfaith dialogue and foster mutual understanding and respect. This new collection explores these challenges and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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