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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 26.99
The Bible you usually read is not the complete story. Some holy writings were left out for political or theological reasons, others simply because of the physical restrictions of ancient bookmaking technology. At times, the compilers of the Bible skipped information that they assumed everyone knew. Some passages were even omitted by accident. In... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99
Applying a comprehensive theory of character to the Gospel of John, Cornelis Bennema provides a fresh analysis of the characters and their responses to Jesus. While the majority of scholars view most Johannine characters as ?flat,? Bennema demonstrates that many are complex, developing, and ?round.? John?s broad array of characters correspond to people... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 33.99
Peterson engages the identities and provenances of the authors of the various ?editions? of the Deteronomistic History. Peterson asks where we might locate a figure with both motive and opportunity to draw up a proto-narrative including elements of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and the first part of 1 Kings. Peterson identifies a particular candidate in... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 33.99
Chapters 9?11 of Romans remains one of the most contested biblical texts in scholarship today. Theological discussions often limit the focus of this passage to God?s sovereignty or to Paul?s defense of God?s faithfulness, but less attention has been devoted to the form and style. Wallace demonstrates how Paul weaves two distinct Jewish literary forms... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
The Shepherd of Hermas is a very important witness of the early history of the Church. Its Latin translation, the Vulgata, is crucial for any critical edition of Hermas work because no complete sources of the original Greek text survived. Following on the last critical edition of the Vulgata (Hilgenfeld 1873), this work offers a more modern and complete... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 44.99
Here the erudition of Collins? renowned Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is combined with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, illuminating vignettes, and bibliographies for further reading. The second edition has been carefully revised to take the latest scholarly developments into account. A... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 18.99
John J. Collins?s Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most widely used textbooks in the world. Balanced and richly informative, it introduces current thinking and leads the student into the important interpretive questions. This Study Companion is tied directly to the Introduction and features essential primary readings keyed to the text,... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 64.99
Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most reliable and widely adopted critical textbooks at undergraduate and graduate levels alike. The text is aimed explicitly at motivated students regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments. Collins proceeds through the canon of the Old Testament and the Apocrypha, judiciously... more...