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- 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...
- JPS 2013; US$ 19.95
The story of Abraham smashing his father?s idols might be the most important Jewish story ever told and the key to how Jews define themselves. In a work at once deeply erudite and wonderfully accessible, Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin conducts readers through the life and legacy of this powerful story and explains how it has shaped Jewish consciousness.... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2013; US$ 15.99
Modern-day prophets?really? Are there modern-day prophets? Or are prophets relegated to by-gone Bible days? The answers in this book may surprise you! Modern-Day Prophet stirs up a lot of spiritual questions such as: What does prophetic really mean? Do you attend a prophetic church? Does your worship team move in the prophetic?... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 17.99
This Guide for the Perplexed will demonstrate how modern biblical scholars have expressed dissatisfaction with a one-sided historical-critical approach to biblical texts and have argued that developments in secular literary theory should be applied in biblical studies. Whereas the historical-critical approach was concerned with the moment of a text's... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 133.72
Hauptbeschreibung Die Josianische Reform ist als das Achsenkreuz der Literatur- und Religionsgeschichte des alten Israel bezeichnet worden. Die Neuordnung des religiösen Symbolsystems, die in den kultpolitischen Maßnahmen Josias zum Ausdruck kommt, markiert einen Wendepunkt in der Geschichte der altisraelitischen Religion auf dem Weg zu einer monotheistischen... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 139.11
Hauptbeschreibung This volume contains articles by Martha Himmelfarb on topics in Second Temple Judaism and the development and reception of Second Temple traditions in late antiquity and the Middle Ages. The section on "Priests, Temples, and Torah" addresses the themes of its title in texts from the Bible to the Mishnah. "Purity in the Dead Sea... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy is a radically new interpretation of prophetic poetry. Using more than thirty new translations from the Hebrew Bible, it shows that this poetry is inseparable from imperialism, that each of the three major waves of biblical prophecy which have survived in the Old Testament occurred in response to simultaneous waves... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 130.00
This volume makes a positive intervention into maximalist/minimalist debates about Israelite historiography by pointing to the events that happened during the Persian and Hellenistic periods. During this historical epoch, traditions about Israel and Judah's founding became fixed as markers of ethnic identity, and much of the canonical Hebrew... more...