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- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 65.85
Jaeyoung Jeon examines and assesses recently suggested models for the formation of the Pentateuch through a redactional-critical analysis of the Call of Moses (Exod. 3-4) and the Exodus story (Exod. 5-13). He observes that Exod. 3-4 was formed through a series of stages of Deuteronomistic composition and redaction, to which some post-Priestly additions... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 75.39
The Protevangelium of James is arguably the earliest surviving source that exhibits profound interest in Mary, the mother of Jesus. Although frequently cited for later Christian reflections about Mary, gender, and virginity and its influence on popular Christian art, music, and literature, it is not well known outside academic circles and is rarely... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 84.93
The Documentary Hypothesis, which in the 20th century was the standard theory to explain the development of the Pentateuch, has been challenged from different angles. One important text corpus where new proposals have been brought into the debate is the Book of Numbers. The articles in this volume address the formation of the Book of Numbers from the... 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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 75.39
In his letters, the Apostle Paul can express both the confidence that Christ dwells in the believer (Rom. 8:10) and the longing for Christ to return so that believers can finally be united with him (1 Thess. 4:17). Peter Orr develops the case that this under-explored relationship between the presence and absence of Christ sheds important light on Paul's... 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...
- 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...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 43.00
In his work 'Deliverance of God' Douglas Campbell presents what Chris Tilling considers a "complete rereading of Pauls letters that genuinely offers a way beyond problems associated with old and new perspectives. And his resultant picture of Pauls theology generally, and the Apostles soteriology particularly, is beautiful,... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 48.00
The Ethiopic version provides a window into the state of the Greek Bible as it circulated in East Africa at the end of the fourth century. It is, therefore, an extremely important witness to the Bible's early transmission history, yet its testimony has typically been ignored or misunderstood by textual critics. This study examines the history of... more...