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- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 21.99
Traditional books on preaching a book of the Bible often look at broad themes of the text with little explicit advice about preaching individual passages. Lectionary resources often offer exegetical and homiletical insights about a pericope with little attention given to broader theme and structures of the book from which the lection is taken. In... more...
- SPCK 2011; US$ 14.57
Marcus Borg is an internationally respected expert on the Gospels. Here he offers the fruit of a lifetime's research and reflection on the Gospel of Mark. This book is ideal both for new Christians and for those who would like a fresh perspective on Mark's portrait of Jesus. It includes thoughtful questions for group study or private reflection. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 166.00
Using Ricoeur's theories of narrative and identity, and their ethical implications, this book offers a multi-disciplinary Asian reading of Moses' reverse migration in "Exodus" 4:18-26, in light of the liminal experience of global economic migration. The work demonstrates the productivity of Ricoeur's threefold movement of prefiguration,... more...
- Fortress Press 2012; US$ 48.99
In Not Like Those Who Have No Hope, Nestor O. Miguez brings the insights of historical-critical study and political analysis together with incisive theological reflection. Taking on European philosophical interpretations of Paul, the ?North Atlantic consensus? regarding social stratification in the Pauline churches, and the distortions of ?rapture?... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 22.00
A widely recognized biblical scholar demonstrates both the practice of theological interpretation and the fruitfulness of this approach to biblical texts. more...
- 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$ 94.47
This volume contains 15 papers written by Christoph Levin between 2001 and 2011, four of them unpublished. One main focus is on the Pentateuch, mainly on the oldest comprehensive narrative source, the Yahwist, which was written at the beginning of the Jewish diaspora. One paper gives an outline of the features of this source as they emerge resulting... 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...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 241.00
Contemporary sacred text scholarship has been stimulated by a number of intersecting trends: a surging interest in religion, sacred texts, and inspirational issues; burgeoning developments in and applications of literary theories; intensifying academic focus on diverse cultures whether for education or scholarship. Although much has been written individually... 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...