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  • Dangerous Sisters of the Hebrew Bibleby Amy Kalmanofsky

    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...

  • Reading Revelationby W. Gordon Campbell

    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...

  • Signs of Salvationby Anthony M. Moore

    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...

  • The Babylon Complexby Erin Runions

    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...

  • Dynamic Onenessby Suzanne Nicholson

    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...

  • Biblical Knowingby Dru Johnson

    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 humanity’s 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...

  • Reading Prophetic Booksby Marvin A. Sweeney

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 141.03

    In this volume Marvin A. Sweeney builds upon his former work "Form and Intertextuality in Prophetic and Apocalyptic Literature" (FAT 45, 2005). He introduces further studies that take up several key issues, including the reading of prophetic books in their final literary form and the significance of textual versions for this reading. He also... more...

  • Ferdinand Christian Baur und die Geschichte des frühen Christentumsby Martin Bauspieß; Christof Landmesser; David Lincicum

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 146.29

    Ferdinand Christian Baur (1792-1860) kann als einer der entscheidenden Impulsgeber für die Ausbildung der historisch-kritischen Forschung im 19. Jahrhundert gelten. Sein immenses Werk erstreckt sich über viele Bereiche des Neuen Testaments, der Kirchen- und Dogmengeschichte. Für die heutige Diskussion, in der viele ganz grundsätzliche Fragen im Blick... more...

  • Scribal Lawsby David Andrew Teeter

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 98.93

    On the basis of a detailed analysis of extant texts and versions, David Andrew Teeter examines the nature and background of deliberate scribal changes in the text of biblical law during the late Second Temple period. What were the ?laws? governing this mode of scribal production and how are the ?laws? produced thereby to be understood? What are the... more...

  • Reactions to Empireby John Anthony Dunne; Dan Batovici

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 72.62

    The authors of this volume explore various instances of theo-political visions of authoritative texts in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism, and Early Christianity, and as such offer a broader perspective on the <i>topos</i> ?sacred texts in their context.? Instead of a narrow exploration of the ?political intent? of a singular text or... more...