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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
There is no disagreement that the Christian understanding of faith has its roots in the Old Testament. Yet these roots have not been the subjects of extensive research until now; the present study attempts to fill this gap. Its point of departure is the Old Testament concept of faith as ?mn in Hif?il. Beyond the literal meaning of this term, the study... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.95 US$ 21.50
In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence committed in the name of God. If religion is perceived as being part of the problem, Rabbi Sacks argues, then it must also form part of the solution. When religion becomes a zero-sum conceit?that... more...
- Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.99
In his #1 New York Times bestseller Agents of the Apocalypse , noted prophecy expert Dr. David Jeremiah explored the book of Revelation through the lens of its major players. Now, in the much-anticipated follow-up, Agents of Babylon , Dr. Jeremiah examines prophecy through the eyes of the characters in the book of Daniel, explains what the prophecies... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible explores the role of female blood in the Hebrew Bible and considers its theological implications for future understandings of purity and impurity in the Jewish religion. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00 US$ 20.50
For readers of Bruce Feiler?s Walking the Bible and Kathleen Norris?s The Cloister Walk comes a powerful exploration of the Bible in translation. Aviya Kushner grew up in a Hebrew-speaking family, reading the Bible in the original Hebrew and debating its meaning over the dinner table. She knew much of it by heart?and was therefore surprised... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
In the Old Testament, God wrestles with a man (and loses). In the Talmud, God wriggles his toes to make thunder and takes human form to shave the king of Assyria. In the New Testament, God is made flesh and dwells among humans. For religious thinkers trained in Greek philosophy and its deep distaste for matter, sacred scripture can be distressing.... more...
- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 43.99
Engaging the Passion gathers an impressive array of scholars to survey how the death of Jesus has been portrayed and represented in Scripture, liturgy and music, literature, art and film, and theology and ethics?from the first to the twenty-first centuries. The contributors approach the passion from a variety of perspectives?diversely Christian,... more...
- Night Shade Books 2015; US$ 43.99
Long overshadowed by Luther and Calvin, Philipp Melanchthon (1497?1560) is nevertheless one of the most important figures in the Protestant Reformation. Reformer, humanist, theologian, philosopher, ecumenist, and teacher of pastors?Melanchthon had a profound effect on the sweep of Western church history. This book gives the most detailed English-language... more...
- 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...