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- BRILL 2009; US$ 216.00
This study integrates three independent subjectsa "translation theory, Mandarin aspect, and Greek aspecta "for the purpose of formulating a theory applicable to translating the Bible. Two passages from John 18a "19 and 1 Corinthians 15 are provided as test cases. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 241.00
Contemporary sacred text scholarship has been stimulated by a number of intersecting trends: a surging interest in religion, sacred texts, and inspirational issues; burgeoning developments in and applications of literary theories; intensifying academic focus on diverse cultures whether for education or scholarship. Although much has been written individually... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 81.00
Do you sometimes hear people quote passages from the Bible to support their point of view or to justify a particular value or action? Often, passages are taken out of context, infused with meaning that reflects todays world, and interpreted to fit our present frame of reference. However, this does injustice to the Bible and to the messages that... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 85.50
This book explores the archaeological and social backgrounds to cities in the biblical world and draws out the implications of the deliberate ambiguities in the biblical text. It asks whether and how the Bible can provide resources for the city today, in a world in which the majority of earths burgeoning population is located in cities. more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 120.00
This work sets out to demonstrate that the sectarian Qumran document The Rule of the Community , provides linguistic clues which illuminate our understanding of how the author of the Fourth Gospel used truth terminology and expected it to be understood. It establishes that there are significant linguistic similarities shared by these two corpora. While... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1985; US$ 60.00
Daniel has engendered a good deal of controversial debate, especially regarding its date and authorship and its 'apocalyptic' character. In this introduction for the student, the scholarly issues are carefully described and assessed, while emphasis is placed on the literary and theological aspects of the book, which have been comparatively... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
This final book published in the series collects together for the first time in English translation a selection of essays on central themes and texts in Old Testament criticism and exegesis by Rudolf Smend, one of the world's most eminent senior scholars in the field. The essays are marked by penetrating exegetical and critical insight as well... more...
- SPCK 2013; US$ 18.94
What does God think about children? What does this tell us about how we should view and treat children today? In re-examining what the Bible says about children, mission theologian Anne Richards argues that God finds children worthy of call, commission, blessing, healing and salvation. She argues that children are not only deeply woven into God?s... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 129.99
For over one hundred years International Critical Commentaries have had a special place amongst works on the Bible. They have sought to bring together all the relevant aids to exegesis - linguistic, textual, archaeological, historical, literary and theological - to help the reader understand the meaning of the books of the Old and New Testaments. The... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Third wave womanism is a new movement within religious studies with deep roots in the tradition of womanist religious thought?while also departing from it in key ways. After a helpful and orienting introduction, this volume gathers essays from established and emerging scholars whose work is among the most lively and innovative scholarship today.... more...