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- Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 73.23
Hauptbeschreibung Paul's view of the church as the temple and his concern about its purity in 1-2 Corinthians has traditionally been interpreted from the perspective of a Jewish background. However, Yulin Liu reveals that the pagans were very aware of temple purity when visiting some temples in the Greco-Roman world, and the purification concerns... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 105.07
Hauptbeschreibung Welche christologischen und soteriologischen Vorstellungen wurden im Neuen Testament mit der Bezeichnung Jesu als Opfer und der Rede von Sühne vermittelt? Weit verbreitet ist derzeit die Auffassung, es gehe um Jesu stellvertretenden Sühnetod. Diese Motive bereiten heutzutage nicht nur Verständnisprobleme. Viele finden sie anstößig,... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 147.53
Hauptbeschreibung Die Verklärungsperikope des Markusevangeliums (Mk 9,2-8) gilt als großes Rätsel der neutestamentlichen Wissenschaft. Tatsächlich stellt diese Erzählung den Ausleger in ihrer sonderbaren Mischung aus Faszination und Befremden vor große interpretatorische Herausforderungen. Welche Textgattung liegt hier vor und wie verhält es sich... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2012; US$ 40.50
In general, Revelation studies continue to favour going outside or behind the text (in search of its context of origin, via the historical-critical paradigm) or, more recently, in front of the text (to investigate the book's reception history, past and present). To date, relatively little synchronic exegetical work inside the text has been undertaken,... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2013; US$ 32.26
Was Mary Magdalene really mistaken when she took the Risen Lord to be a gardener working near the tomb where Christ was laid after the crucifixion? In this compelling volume, Anthony M. Moore persuasively argues that Jesus must be recognised, at a theological level, as the Gardener: the Creator-God Himself.The author skilfully examines... more...
- Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Babylon is a surprisingly multivalent symbol in U.S. culture and politics. Political citations of Babylon range widely, from torture at Abu Ghraib to depictions of Hollywood glamour and decadence. In political discourse, Babylon appears in conservative ruminations on democratic law, liberal appeals to unity, Tea Party warnings about equality, and religious... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 40.50
The apostle Paul affirms in several places that there is only one God. Yet in the same letters Paul also gives praise to the Lord Jesus Christ, often using language similar to his descriptions of God. How can this self-avowed Hebrew of Hebrews reconcile these ideas? This book explores the strongest one-God statements in Paul's undisputed letters... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 38.00
The Christian Scriptures could be theologically described as beginning and ending with an epistemological outlook. The first episode of humanitys activity centers on the knowledge of good and evil. The final stage of humanity is pictured by Jeremiah as a universally prophetic and knowing society: 'And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor... more...
- SPCK 2011; US$ 18.94
Christians today accept that Jesus is God and worship him as part of the Trinity. But what did the New Testament writers say about worshipping Jesus? Did they portray him as God, someone whom we should worship? Or did they see him as a great prophet like Moses or Elijah? Here, James Dunn introduces readers to the key New Testament passages that must... more...