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  • The Biblical Worldby John Barton

    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 of... more...

  • The Bible: The Basicsby John Barton

    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 of... more...

  • Playing Shakespeareby John Barton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    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...

  • The Theology of the Book of Amosby John Barton

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book provides a detailed exploration of the important elements of the theology underlying the book of Amos. more...

  • People of the Bookby John Barton

    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...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Biblical Interpretationby John Barton

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book provides the first complete guide for students to the present state of biblical studies. more...

  • Towards a General Law of Contract.by John Barton

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 101.16

    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...

  • Ethics in Ancient Israelby John Barton

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This book considers ethical thinking in ancient Israel in the period from the 8th to the 2nd century BC. more...

  • The Hebrew Bibleby John Barton

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    This book brings together some of the world's most exciting scholars from across a variety of disciplines to provide a concise and accessible guide to the Hebrew Bible. It covers every major genre of book in the Old Testament together with in-depth discussions of major themes such as human nature, covenant, creation, ethics, ritual and purity, sacred... more...

  • The Old Testament: Canon, Literature and Theologyby John Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    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...