Religion: Bible (The)

  • Representing Zion: Judgement and Salvation in the Old Testament book cover

    Representing Zion

    Judgement and Salvation in the Old Testament, 1st Edition

    By Frederik Poulsen

    The prophetic books of the Old Testament offer a fascinating collection of oracles, poetic images, and theological ideas. Among the most prominent themes are those of judgment and salvation, especially concerning the fate of Zion. This place, where the people of God dwell, is alternately presented…

    Hardback – 2014-09-30
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • The Bible and Hellenism: Greek Influence on Jewish and Early Christian Literature book cover

    The Bible and Hellenism

    Greek Influence on Jewish and Early Christian Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas L. Thompson, Philippe Wajdenbaum

    Did the Bible only take its definitive form after Alexander conquered the Near East, after the Hellenisation of the Samaritans and Jews, and after the founding of the great library of Alexandria? The Bible and Hellenism takes up one of the most pressing and controversial questions of Bible Studies…

    Hardback – 2014-02-28
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • The Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions book cover

    The Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Emran El-Badawi

    This book is a study of related passages found in the Arabic Qur’ān and the Aramaic Gospels, i.e. the Gospels preserved in the Syriac and Christian Palestinian Aramaic dialects. It builds upon the work of traditional Muslim scholars, including al-Biqā‘ī (d. ca. 808/1460) and al-Suyūṭī (d. 911/1505)…

    Hardback – 2013-12-19
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2011-11-15
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Biblical Paradigms in Medieval English Literature: From Cædmon to Malory book cover

    Biblical Paradigms in Medieval English Literature

    From Cædmon to Malory, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Besserman

    This book examines the intricate and unusual relationship between the sacred and secular spheres of English medieval culture, positing that the assimilation of sacred and secular motifs could be in either direction, or even in both directions. That is, medieval English writers could appropriate…

    Hardback – 2011-10-17
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Shakespeare, the Bible, and the Form of the Book: Contested Scriptures book cover

    Shakespeare, the Bible, and the Form of the Book

    Contested Scriptures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Travis DeCook, Alan Galey

    Why do Shakespeare and the English Bible seem to have an inherent relationship with each other? How have these two monumental traditions in the history of the book functioned as mutually reinforcing sources of cultural authority? How do material books and related reading practices serve as specific…

    Hardback – 2011-07-27
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Religious Conversion and Identity: The Semiotic Analysis of Texts book cover

    Religious Conversion and Identity

    The Semiotic Analysis of Texts, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    The way in which people change and represent their spiritual evolution is often determined by recurrent language structures. Through the analysis of ancient and modern stories and their words and images, this book describes the nature of conversion through explorations of the encounter with the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-18
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Zionism and the State of Israel: A Moral Inquiry book cover

    Zionism and the State of Israel

    A Moral Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By The Rev Dr Michael Prior Cm, Michael Prior

    Zionism and the State of Israel provides a topical and controversial analysis of the development of Zionism and the recent history and politics of Israel.This thought-provoking study examines the ways in which the Bible has been used to legitimize the implementation of the ideological and political…

    Hardback – 1999-06-24

  • Cynics, Paul and the Pauline Churches book cover

    Cynics, Paul and the Pauline Churches

    1st Edition

    By F. Gerald Downing

    F. Gerald Downing explores the teachings of Paul, arguing that the development of Paul's preaching and of the Pauline Church owed a great deal to the views of the vagabond Cynic philosophers, critics of the gods and of the ethos of civic society.F. Gerald Downing examines the New Testament writings…

    Hardback – 1998-05-07

  • Sacred Enigmas: Literary Religion in the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Sacred Enigmas

    Literary Religion in the Hebrew Bible, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Geller

    Sacred Enigmas assesses the religious and intellectual significance of the Hebrew Bible both as a document of its time and as an important step in the development of thought. It presents the major aspects of biblical religion through detailed literary analyses of key texts, presented in English…

    Hardback – 1996-10-31

  • The Invention of Ancient Israel: The Silencing of Palestinian History book cover

    The Invention of Ancient Israel

    The Silencing of Palestinian History, 1st Edition

    By Keith W. Whitelam

    The Invention of Ancient Israel shows how the true history of ancient Palestine has been obscured by the search for Israel. Keith W. Whitelam shows how ancient Israel has been invented by scholars in the image of a European nation state, influenced by the realisation of the state of Israel in 1948.…

    Hardback – 1996-01-11

  • Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy: 750-500 BCE book cover

    Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy

    750-500 BCE, 1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy is a radically new interpretation of prophetic poetry. Using more than thirty new translations from the Hebrew Bible, it shows that this poetry is inseparable from imperialism, that each of the three major waves of biblical prophecy which have survived in the Old…

    Hardback – 1993-09-09

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