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- Quirk Books 2015; US$ 18.95
Why do golfers yell ?fore?? Is it ever acceptable for a man to use a purple golf ball? If my boss invites me to play golf, should I let him win? Since 2002, readers of Golf Digest have submitted their most puzzling and perplexing golf questions to the Golf Guru, a.k.a. John Barton, whose monthly column answers these imponderables with authority... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 137.95
The Biblical World is a comprehensive guide to the contents, historical settings and social context of the Bible. It presents the fruits of years of specialist study in an accessible form, and is essential reading for anyone who reads the Bible and would like to know more about how and why it came to be. Written by an international collection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 24.95
The Bible: The Basics is a compelling introduction to the Bible as both a sacred text, central to the faith of millions, and a classic work of Western literature, containing a tapestry of genres, voices, perspectives and images. This masterly guide skilfully addresses both aspects of the Bible?s character by exploring: the rich variety... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.99
Now in its first American edition, Playing Shakespeare is the premier guide to understanding and appreciating the mastery of the world?s greatest playwright. Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors?among them Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet?John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater... more...
- SPCK 2012; US$ 14.57
Major new edition of a modern classic, fully revised and expanded. Contains a substantial new chapter on ‘The Bible in Practice?. John Barton is one of the world?s most influential and widely respected biblical scholars, and questions about biblical authority and inspiration are as topical and controversial as ever. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 28.00
This book provides the first complete guide for students to the present state of biblical studies. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 49.99
Ethics in Ancient Israel is a study of ethical thinking in ancient Israel from around the eighth to the second century BC. The evidence for this consists primarily of the Old Testament/ Hebrew Bible and Apocrypha, but also other ancient Jewish writings such as the Dead Sea Scrolls and various anonymous and pseudonymous texts from shortly before the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 139.95
This collection of John Barton's work engages with current concern over the biblical canon, in both historical and theological aspects; with literary reading of the Bible and current literary theory as it bears on biblical studies; and with the theological reading and use of the biblical text. John Barton's distinctive writing reflects a commitment... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 99.82
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt: J. Barton, Introduction - J. Barton, The Medieval Contract - J. Barton, The Action on the Case - R. H. Helmholz, Contracts and the Canon Law - D. J. Ibbetson, Consideration and the Theory of Contact in Sixteenth Century Common Law - J. Bart, Pacte et contrat dans la pratique française (XVIe - XVIIIe siècles) - I. Birocchi,... more...