Religion: Bible (The)

  • Archaeology and Biblical Interpretation book cover

    Archaeology and Biblical Interpretation

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Bartlett

    The contributors in this book use the most recent research in key areas - the early settlements of Israel, early Israelite religion, Qumran, Jerusalem, early Christian churches - to show that ancient writings and modern archaeology can illuminate each other, but only when used with professional…

    Paperback – 1997-02-13

  • The Social World of Jesus and the Gospels book cover

    The Social World of Jesus and the Gospels

    1st Edition

    By Bruce J. Malina

    In order to interpret historical writings, the reader must not employ their modern understanding of the world, but must strive to grasp the mindset of the original audience. To assist the twentieth-century New Testament reader in understanding the literal meaning of the New Testament is the goal of…

    Paperback – 1996-11-14

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    Jesus Framed

    1st Edition

    By George Aichele

    Biblical Limits is a new series which brings to the traditional field of Biblical Studies literary criticism, anthropology and gender-based approaches, thus reaching new ways of understanding Biblical texts.Jesus Framed is a collection of essays on reading the gospel of Mark. It uses literary…

    Paperback – 1996-05-09
    Biblical Limits

  • Modelling Early Christianity: Social-Scientific Studies of the New Testament in its Context book cover

    Modelling Early Christianity

    Social-Scientific Studies of the New Testament in its Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Esler

    Modelling Early Christianity explores the intriguing foreign social context of first century Palestine and the Greco-Roman East, in which the Christian faith was first proclaimed and the New Testament documents were written. It demonstrates that a sophisticated analysis of the context is essential…

    Paperback – 1995-12-07

  • Judaism in the New Testament: Practices and Beliefs book cover

    Judaism in the New Testament

    Practices and Beliefs, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Judaism in the New Testament explains how the writings of the early church emerged from communities which defined themselves in Judaic terms even as they professed faith in Christ. These two extremely distinguished scholars introduce readers to the plurality of Judaisms of the period. They show, by…

    Paperback – 1995-10-19

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    Reclaiming Sodom

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Goldberg

    Reclaiming Sodom explores alternatives to thes force of the Sodomitic biblical narrative in Islamic, non-western, and western traditions, and discusses the ways in which sodomy calls into question normative definitions of sexuality and gender. The collection pursues the "pleasures and dangers" of…

    Paperback – 1994-07-14

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