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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...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 54.99
Key to a theology of scripture are the important issues of history, consciousness, rhetoric, and how theology functions in relation to interpretation of Christianity?s religious texts. Seeking to address a critical problem in theology and the interpretation of scripture raised by modern historical consciousness, Ben Fulford argues for a densely historical... 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...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 23.99
Fathers, sons, and mothers take center stage in the Bible?s grand narratives, Amy Kalmanofsky observes. Sisters and sisterhood receive less attention in scholarship but, she argues, play an important role in narratives, revealing anxieties related to desire, agency, and solidarity among women playing out (and playing against) their roles in a patrilineal... 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...