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  • The Ultimate Three Minutesby William Cummings

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    The title of this book borrows from two distinguished scientists: Steven Weinberg describes the developments of the first three minutes of the universe following the explosion of the ?Big Bang? 13.8 billion years ago; Paul Davis describes the final subsidence of the universe into entropy and heat death. The Ultimate Three Minutes: The Story of Two... more...

  • Pillars of Cloud and Fireby Herbert Robinson Marbury

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 21.10

    At the birth of the United States, African Americans were excluded from the newly-formed Republic and its churches, which saw them as savage rather than citizen and as heathen rather than Christian. Denied civil access to the basic rights granted to others, African Americans have developed their own sacred traditions and their own civil discourses.... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Apocryphaby Andrew Gregory; Christopher Tuckett; Tobias Nicklas

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Apocrypha addresses issues and themes that arise in the study of early Christian apocryphal literature. It discusses key texts including the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary, the Gospel of Peter, letters attributed to Paul, Peter, and Jesus, and acts and apocalypses written about or attributed to different... more...

  • The Nine Commandmentsby David Noel Freedman

    The Crown 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...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Gnostic Gospelsby J. Matkin

    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, this... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Bible, 3rd Editionby James Bell; Stan Campbell

    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...

  • La représentation du divin dans les récits du Pentateuqueby Francoise Mirguet

    BRILL 2009; US$ 216.00

    Though several studies have already been devoted to biblical representations of God, this research considers the position towards the divine they imply, on the basis of syntactic and narrative analysis. It examines, in the stories of the Pentateuch, different appearances of the divine character: his speeches, as well as their modes of reporting. more...

  • A Critical Study of the Euthalian Apparatusby Louis Charles Willard

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00

    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.... more...

  • Rhetoric and Theologyby William M. Wright

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    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... more...

  • Biblical Translation in Chinese and Greekby Toshikazu S Foley

    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...