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- Baker Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.99
This updated edition offers a guide to the Book of Romans that is informed by current scholarship and written at an accessible level. more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Roland Boer and Christina Petterson here produce a critical survey showing that the rise of capitalist theory was shaped by the way different economic philosophers?Smith, Hobbes, Grotius, Malthus, Locke??read the Bible. Invoking Jeremiah (14:22) and Adam Smith?who took the title of his Wealth of Nations from Isaiah (61:6, 12)?they show that early... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 48.99
Narrative critics of the Hebrew Bible often describe the biblical narrators as ?laconic,? ?terse,? or ?economical.? The narrators generally remain in the background, allowing the story to proceed while relying on characters and dialogue to provide necessary information to readers. On those occasions when these narrators add notes to their stories,... more...
- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.95
In a book certain to be as controversial as Harold Bloom's The Book of J and Elaine Pagels's The Gnostic Gospels, David Noel Freedman delves into the Old Testament and reveals a pattern of defiance of the Covenant with God that inexorably led to the downfall of the nation of Israel, the destruction of the Temple, and the banishment of survivors from... more...
- DK Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95
The birth of the Christian Church, and what it means for modern religion and philosophy. This engaging guide presents an accessible overview of the birth of the Christian church, using the historical works found at the famous Nag Hammadi site in Egypt. With chapters discussing each of the major and minor documents found at Nag Hammadi,... more...
- DK Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95
This revised edition continues to walk both experienced Bible readers and those seeking it out for the first time through a chronological, story-by-story and person-by-person experience. Complete with maps of journeys and explanations of the acts and epistles, this book includes: The journeys of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, and Moses, and the law... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00
Manuscripts of the New Testament frequently contain, in addition to the text, supplementary information such as excerpts from the Fathers, chapter lists, quotation lists, introductions to sections, for example, the Pauline letters, and to individual books. The ?Euthalian apparatus? is the name given to one such collection of helps to the reader. Unfortunately,... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
This monograph on John 9 makes extensive use of premodern Christian exegesis as a resource for New Testament studies. It draws on ancient Christian ways of reading Scripture in a ?more-than-literal? or ?figural? way to critique the modern trend to understand John?s Gospel as recounting the history of the evangelist?s community. This study also examines... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
With Day One, Genesis 1.1?5, as a focus and informed by the understanding that all texts are intertexts, S. D. Giere shapes and employs a method that harnesses the idea of intertextuality for the purpose of exploring the history of interpretation of a biblical text. With a unique compilation of intertexts of Gen 1.1-5, the work explores the intertexual... more...