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  • A Critical Study of the Euthalian Apparatusby Louis Charles Willard

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00

    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$ 147.00

    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...

  • The Bible Says So!by Edwin D. Freed; Jane F. Roberts

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 81.00

    Do you sometimes hear people quote passages from the Bible to support their point of view or to justify a particular value or action? Often, passages are taken out of context, infused with meaning that reflects today’s world, and interpreted to fit our present frame of reference. However, this does injustice to the Bible and to the messages that... more...

  • The City in Biblical Perspectiveby J.W. Rogerson; John Vincent

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 85.50

    This book explores the archaeological and social backgrounds to cities in the biblical world and draws out the implications of the deliberate ambiguities in the biblical text. It asks whether and how the Bible can provide resources for the city today, in a world in which the majority of earth’s burgeoning population is located in cities. more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • Understanding The Bibleby John Buehrens

    Beacon Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    A thoughtful, warm, and witty introduction  Understanding the Bible is designed to help empower skeptics, seekers, nonbelievers, and those of a liberal and progressive outlook to reclaim the Bible from literalists. In making accessible some of the best contemporary historical, literary, political, and feminist readings of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures,... more...

  • Zondervan All-in-One Bible Reference Guideby Kevin Green

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 15.99

    This easy-to-use reference tool combines the best features of a concordance, dictionary, topical Bible, and handbook---in one volume! Even with its convenient size, the Zondervan All-in-One Bible Reference Guide offers a wide range of topics, people, places, and events from the Bible, arranged alphabetically so you can easily find the information you... 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...