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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00
This volume is a compilation of 16 essays by the Munich-based Old Testament Catholic scholar Hermann-Josef Stipp, reprinted here in revised form. These essays are devoted to texts from the Priestly Scriptures, the historical sections of Deuteronomy, and the Prophets. The essays are substantively focused on composition and interpretation.... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 38.99
What difference would it make for Old Testament theology if we turned our attention from the more dramatic, forceful ?mighty acts of God? to the more subdued, but more realistic themes of later writings in the Hebrew Bible? The result, Mark McEntire argues, would be a more mature theology that would enable us to respond more realistically and creatively... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Third wave womanism is a new movement within religious studies with deep roots in the tradition of womanist religious thought?while also departing from it in key ways. After a helpful and orienting introduction, this volume gathers essays from established and emerging scholars whose work is among the most lively and innovative scholarship today.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
A set of original and authoritative accounts, by an distinguished international team of authors, of all the major areas of current research in Christian systematic theology, offering a thorough survey of the state of the discipline and of its prospects for those undertaking research and teaching in the field. more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 24.99
John Dominic Crossan and Ben Witherington III, along with a group of diverse scholars, explore points of agreement and disagreement on the message of Jesus. The book shows how each presents his position in light of the others, as well as their responses to selected questions. The balance of the book is comprised of substantive essays on various facets... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 18.99
Noting that Israel?s earliest responses to earth-shaking changes were cast in the powerfully expressive language of poetry, Hugh R. Page Jr. argues that the careful collection and preservation of these traditions?now found in every part of the Hebrew Bible?was an act of resistance, a communal no to the forces of despair and a yes to the creative... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 48.99
One of the remarkable developments in the contemporary study of Paul is the dramatic interest in his thought amongst European philosophers. This collection of leading scholars makes accessible a discussion often elusive to those not already conversant in the categories of European philosophy. Each scholar address?s systematically what major philosophers... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 38.99
The Social-Science Commentary series pioneers an alternative commentary genre, providing in this volume the text of the deutero-Pauline letters and cultural notes on them. The Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters provides essential ?reading scenarios? on specific cultural phenomena in these letters, including forgery, normative... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07
This book explores the characterization of Jeroboam in 1 Kings 11-14, tracing the rise and fall of this notorious figure. Close analysis of the Hebrew text reveals a literary achievement of great subtlety and suggests the arrival of Jeroboam's kingship can be read as a direct response to scandalous activity within the Solomonic empire. more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Although several scholars have written about how Luke portrays Jesus and the apostles as prophets, no one has yet provided a comprehensive theory as to why Luke?s protagonists resemble the prophets. McWhirter shows that Luke uses these biblical prophets as precedents, seeking to legitimate the apostles? teachings in the face of events, such as the... more...