Religion: Bible (The)

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    1st Edition

    By Richard Bauckham

    Richard Bauckham explores the historical and literary contexts of the Epistle of James, discussing the significance of James as the brother of Jesus and leader of the early Jerusalem church. He gives special attention to the aphorisms which encapsulate James' wisdom, and to the way that James'…

    Paperback – 1999-04-22
    New Testament Readings

  • Apocalyptic Bodies: The Biblical End of the World in Text and Image book cover

    Apocalyptic Bodies

    The Biblical End of the World in Text and Image, 1st Edition

    By Tina Pippin

    Apocalyptic Bodies traces the biblical notions of the end of the world as represented in ancient and modern texts, art, music and popular culture, for example the paintings of Bosch. Tina Pippin addresses the question of how far we, in the late twentieth century, are capable of reading and…

    Paperback – 1999-04-15

  • The Personal Voice in Biblical Interpretation book cover

    The Personal Voice in Biblical Interpretation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Rosa Kitzberger

    Reading and interpreting the Bible, whether as an 'ordinary' or critical reader, has always been strongly influenced by a person's own experience.They demonstrate the variety of ways in which the Bible can have meaning for different people. The contributors offer challenging new perspectives on the…

    Paperback – 1998-11-12

  • Origen book cover


    1st Edition

    By Joseph W. Trigg

    Origen was the most influential Christian theologian before Augustine, the founder of Biblical study as a serious discipline in the Christian tradition, and a figure with immense influence on the development of Christian spirituality.This volume presents a comprehensive and accessible insight into…

    Paperback – 1998-08-27
    The Early Church Fathers

  • Ezra-Nehemiah book cover


    1st Edition

    By Lester L. Grabbe

    In this provocative study, Lester Grabbe presents a unique approach to Ezra-Nehemiah with the combination of a literary and historical approach. Lester Grabbe challenges commonly held assumptions about Joshua and Zerubbabel, the initial resettlement of land after the exile, the figure of Ezra and…

    Paperback – 1998-07-09
    Old Testament Readings

  • Galatians book cover


    1st Edition

    By Philip F. Esler

    Paul's letter to the Galatians, sometimes known as the Magna Carta of Christian liberty, is central to the understanding of the relation of Paul and the Law and is packed with crucial historical, social and theological material.Philip F. Esler provides a detailed and accessible interpretation of…

    Paperback – 1998-07-02
    New Testament Readings

  • The Creation of History in Ancient Israel book cover

    The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

    1st Edition

    By Marc Zvi Brettler

    The Creation of History in Ancient Israel demonstrates how the historian can start to piece together the history of ancient Israel using the Hebrew Bible as a source.…

    Paperback – 1998-06-25

  • Violence, Utopia and the Kingdom of God: Fantasy and Ideology in the Bible book cover

    Violence, Utopia and the Kingdom of God

    Fantasy and Ideology in the Bible, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Aichele, Tina Pippin

    This controversial book explores the presence of the fantastic in Biblical and related texts, and the influence of Biblical traditions on contemporary fantasy writing, cinema, music and art.The contributors apply a variety of critical concepts and methods from the field of fantasy studies,…

    Paperback – 1998-06-11

  • The Crucible of Christian Morality book cover

    The Crucible of Christian Morality

    1st Edition

    By J. Ian H. McDonald

    The Crucible of Christian Morality explores the notion of Christian ethics and discusses its roots in the teachings of Jesus and also Hellenistic philosophy. Its significance in developing moral standards throughout the world and its stability in the modern world.The Crucible of Christian Morality…

    Paperback – 1998-06-11
    Religion in the First Christian Centuries

  • The Book of Hiding: Gender, Ethnicity, Annihilation, and Esther book cover

    The Book of Hiding

    Gender, Ethnicity, Annihilation, and Esther, 1st Edition

    By Timothy K. Beal

    The Book of Hiding offers a fluent and erudite analysis of the parallels between the Bible and contemporary discussions of gender, ethnicity and social ambiguity. Beal focuses particularly on the traditionally marginalised book of Esther, in order to examine closely the categories of self and other…

    Paperback – 1997-10-30
    Biblical Limits

  • 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 history of ancient Palestine has been obscured by the search for Israel. Keith W. Whitelam argues that ancient Israel has been invented by scholars in the image of a European nation state. He explores the theological and political assumptions which have…

    Paperback – 1997-04-24

  • Reading the New Testament book cover

    Reading the New Testament

    1st Edition

    By John Court

    Reading the New Testament is the lead volume to the successful New Testament Readings Series. It analyzes the many ways in which the New Testament can be read and interpreted.Rather than prescribing one 'correct' way of reading, this study offers an overview of and introduction to the most…

    Paperback – 1997-04-03
    New Testament Readings

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