Religion: Bible (The)

  • The Bible Says So!: From Simple Answers to Insightful Understanding book cover

    The Bible Says So!

    From Simple Answers to Insightful Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Edwin D. Freed, Jane F. Roberts

    Is it possible to apply teachings from the Bible to our world today, given the vast differences between biblical times and ours? Biblical passages are often taken out of context and interpreted to support a particular viewpoint or justify a particular action. 'The Bible Says So!' examines the…

    Paperback – 2009-03-12
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Redrawing the Boundaries: The Date of Early Christian Literature book cover

    Redrawing the Boundaries

    The Date of Early Christian Literature, 1st Edition

    By J. V. M. Sturdy

    Edited by Jonathan Knight

    Was the New Testament written in the early first century CE or at a much later date? Sturdy's work was conceived as a reply to John Robinson's Reading the New Testament, which dated the New Testament material very early. Sturdy argued that the Pauline letters are in places interpolated, Colossians,…

    Paperback – 2008-08-01
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • O Mother, Where Art Thou?: An Irigarayan Reading of the Book of Chronicles book cover

    O Mother, Where Art Thou?

    An Irigarayan Reading of the Book of Chronicles, 1st Edition

    By Julie Kelso

    According to Kelso, the Book of Chronicles silences women in specific ways, most radically through their association with maternity. Drawing on the work of two feminist philosophers, Luce Irigaray and Michelle Boulous Walker, she argues that we may discern two principal strategies of silencing…

    Paperback – 2008-03-25
    Routledge

  • The New Testament in its Ritual World book cover

    The New Testament in its Ritual World

    1st Edition

    By Richard E. DeMaris

    What was life like among the first Christians? For the last thirty years, scholars have explored the historical and social contexts of the New Testament in order to sharpen their understanding of the text itself. This interest has led scholars to focus more and more on the social features of early…

    Paperback – 2008-03-10
    Routledge

  • Jonah's World: Social Science and the Reading of Prophetic Story book cover

    Jonah's World

    Social Science and the Reading of Prophetic Story, 1st Edition

    By Lowell K. Handy

    The story of Jonah, often read as a simple children's story, is a multifaceted and elaborate narrative with serious intent. Treating the biblical book as a fictitious story based on real locations and recognizable persons, 'Jonah's World' examines the background to the story and draws on social…

    Paperback – 2008-01-10
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Symposia: Dialogues Concerning the History of Biblical Interpretation book cover

    Symposia

    Dialogues Concerning the History of Biblical Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Roland Boer

    'Symposia' illuminates the central issues and concerns of biblical studies by presenting a series of stories. The model for the stories is the ancient Greek idea of the symposium, a 'sitting down together for the purpose of drinking'. In Plato's writings, the symposium becomes a genre of writing…

    Paperback – 2007-06-05
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • According to the Scriptures?: The Challenge of Using the Bible in Social, Moral, and Political Questions book cover

    According to the Scriptures?

    The Challenge of Using the Bible in Social, Moral, and Political Questions, 1st Edition

    By J. W. Rogerson

    At different times in history, churches have changed their understanding of how biblical commandments should be interpreted and applied. 'According to the Scriptures?' traces the history of the use of the Bible from New Testament invocations of the Old Testament to today. The book opens by…

    Paperback – 2006-12-15
    Routledge
    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • The Many Deaths of Judas Iscariot: A Meditation on Suicide book cover

    The Many Deaths of Judas Iscariot

    A Meditation on Suicide, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Maurice Saari

    In this bold, captivating and controversial book, the author combines his own intensely moving personal accounts with incisive scriptural analysis, and challenges the reader to reassess what they think they know about Judas Iscariot and suicide. Drawing on the memory of his own brother’s action…

    Paperback – 2006-05-25
    Routledge

  • History, Literature and Theology in the Book of Chronicles book cover

    History, Literature and Theology in the Book of Chronicles

    1st Edition

    By Ehud Ben Zvi

    History, Literature and Theology in the Book of Chronicles presents a new way of approaching this key biblical text, arguing that the Book employs both multiple viewpoints and the knowledge of the past held by its intended readership to reshape social memory and reinforce the authority of God. The…

    Paperback – 2006-05-01
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Yours Faithfully: Virtual Letters from the Bible book cover

    Yours Faithfully

    Virtual Letters from the Bible, 1st Edition

    By Philip R. Davies

    'Yours Faithfully' presents an anthology of virtual letters from the Bible, in which leading scholars imagine correspondence between biblical characters. Each letter conveys the insights that a given character might have and, together, the letters provide a rich sense of the concerns which propel…

    Paperback – 2004-11-01
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Selected Studies on the Bible in China: Selected Studies on the Bible in China book cover

    Selected Studies on the Bible in China

    Selected Studies on the Bible in China, 1st Edition

    By Marián Gálik

    The Slovakian literary comparatist and Sinologist Marian Galik was one of the first scholars to point out the importance of the Christian Bible as a source for secular writing in China. In his Selected Studies, Galik provides a panoramic view of the Bible's function in twentieth-century Chinese…

    Paperback – 2004-06-30
    Routledge
    Collectanea Serica

  • The Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming book cover

    The Face of the Deep

    A Theology of Becoming, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Keller

    This is a groundbreaking, highly original work of postmodern feminist theology from one of the most important authors in the field. The Face of the Deep deconstructs the Christian doctrine of creation which claims that a transcendent Lord unilaterally created the universe out of nothing. Catherine…

    Paperback – 2002-11-14
    Routledge

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