Religion: Bible (The)

  • Christology and Whiteness: What Would Jesus Do? book cover

    Christology and Whiteness

    What Would Jesus Do?, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Yancy

    This book explores Christology through the lens of whiteness, addressing whiteness as a site of privilege and power within the specific context of Christology. It asks whether or not Jesus’ life and work offers theological, religious and ethical resources that can address the question of…

    Paperback – 2012-07-19

  • Land, Credit and Crisis: Agrarian Finance in the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Land, Credit and Crisis

    Agrarian Finance in the Hebrew Bible, 1st Edition

    By Philippe Guillaume

    Land, Credit and Crisis presents a new understanding of the financial culture of the Bible. Biblical Palestine was characterized by an over-abundance of arable land combined with a chronic lack of manpower and agricultural credit - circumstances which lead to much prophetic fulminating against…

    Paperback – 2012-01-15

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11

  • Bible and Justice: Ancient Texts, Modern Challenges book cover

    Bible and Justice

    Ancient Texts, Modern Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Matthew J. M. Coomber

    The Bible contains a variety of passages that defend the poor and champion the cause of the oppressed, but are these ancient texts able to find a voice in confronting injustice in the modern world? 'Bible and Justice' examines the ways in which the Bible can speak to contemporary poverty,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-17

  • Justice: The Biblical Challenge book cover


    The Biblical Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Walter J. Houston

    What does the Bible have to say about justice, and what relevance has this for people, particularly Christians, today? 'Justice: The Biblical Challenge' offers readers a balanced assessment of the biblical treatment of justice and what we might learn from this. The book opens with a brief overview…

    Paperback – 2010-09-28
    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics within a Caribbean Context book cover

    Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics within a Caribbean Context

    1st Edition

    By Oral A. W. Thomas

    The Bible is of central importance within Caribbean life but is rarely used as an agent for social change. Caribbean biblical hermeneutics focus more on the meaning of biblical texts for today and less on the context in which the texts themselves were written. 'Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics…

    Paperback – 2010-05-01

  • The Production of Prophecy: Constructing Prophecy and Prophets in Yehud book cover

    The Production of Prophecy

    Constructing Prophecy and Prophets in Yehud, 1st Edition

    By Diana Vikander Edelman, Ehud Ben Zvi

    The Persian and Hellenistic periods saw the production and use of a variety of authoritative texts in Israel. 'The Production of Prophecy' brings together a range of influential biblical scholars to examine the construction of prophecy and prophetic books during the Persian period. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2009-09-01

  • The City in Biblical Perspective book cover

    The City in Biblical Perspective

    1st Edition

    By J.W. Rogerson, John Vincent

    The city is an ambiguous symbol in the Bible. The founder of the first city is the murderer, Cain. The city of Jerusalem is the place chosen by God, yet is also a place of wrong-doing and injustice. Jesus seems to have largely avoided cities except Jerusalem, where he was crucified. 'The City in…

    Paperback – 2009-06-01
    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • Leo the Great book cover

    Leo the Great

    1st Edition

    By Bronwen Neil

    Pope Leo I’s theological and political influence in his own time (440-461) and beyond far outweighs the amount of attention he has received in recent scholarship. That influence extended well beyond Rome to the Christian East through his contribution to preparations for the Council of Chalcedon and…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18
    The Early Church Fathers

  • Dictionary of Biblical Criticism and Interpretation book cover

    Dictionary of Biblical Criticism and Interpretation

    1st Edition

    By Stanley E. Porter

    Compiling the results from contemporary and exciting areas of research into one single important volume, this book stands ahead of its field in providing a comprehensive one-stop Handbook reference of biblical interpretation. Examining a wide range of articles on many of the recognized…

    Paperback – 2009-05-11

  • Secularism and Biblical Studies book cover

    Secularism and Biblical Studies

    1st Edition

    By Roland Boer

    What is secular biblical criticism? 'Secularism and Biblical Studies' presents a selection of essays that examine the nature of secular biblical studies and its hermeneutical principles. The essays outline and analyse debates within biblical studies over the issue of secularism and explore the…

    Paperback – 2009-05-01

  • Sex Working and the Bible book cover

    Sex Working and the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Avaren Ipsen

    The Bible contains many stories of prostitution. Feminist and liberation readings of these biblical narratives have often made sex workers invisible. 'Sex Working and the Bible' examines stories of biblical prostitution through the experiences and understanding of sex workers today. The Bible…

    Paperback – 2009-04-01

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