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  • 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...

  • Paulby Stanley E. Porter

    BRILL 2009; US$ 167.00

    What does it mean to study Paul the Apostle as Jew, Greek, and Roman? This volume explores a number of the important and diverse cultural, ethnic and religious dimensions of the complex background of Paul the Apostle. more...

  • 4QInstructionby Jean-Sebastien Rey

    BRILL 2009; US$ 188.00

    Consists of an edition, a translation and a commentary of the key fragments of 4QInstruction. This study substantially illuminates our comprehension of the Wisdom movement and of its influence in the early intertestamental period. It deals with the linguistic characteristics of the scroll highlighting the links between 4QInstruction and Ben Sira. more...

  • From Qumran to the Yaadby Alison Schofield

    BRILL 2009; US$ 173.00

    Since the discovery of the Cave 4 versions of "The Community Rule" (Serekh ha-Yaad or S), scholars have been perplexed about its complex textual history. This book offers a fresh, broader model for reading "S" that better accounts for the long and diverse history behind the text. more...

  • A Critical Study of the Euthalian Apparatusby Louis Charles Willard

    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...

  • Rhetoric and Theologyby William M. Wright

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sacred Tropesby Roberta Sterman Sabbath

    BRILL 2009; US$ 241.00

    Contemporary sacred text scholarship has been stimulated by a number of intersecting trends: a surging interest in religion, sacred texts, and inspirational issues; burgeoning developments in and applications of literary theories; intensifying academic focus on diverse cultures whether for education or scholarship. Although much has been written individually... more...

  • A New Glimpse of Day Oneby S. D. Giere

    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...

  • An Introduction to the New Testamentby D. A. Carson; Douglas J. Moo

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 31.99

    An updated and expanded edition of a standard textbook on the New Testament for first- and second-year seminary students. more...