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  • Crucifixion in Antiquityby Gunnar Samuelsson

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 81.19

    Hauptbeschreibung Gunnar Samuelsson investigates the philological aspects of how ancient Greek, Latin and Hebrew/Aramaic texts depict crucifixions. A survey of the texts shows that there has been too narrow a view of the "crucifixion" terminology. The various terms do not only refer to "crucify" and "cross." They are used much more diversely. Hence,... more...

  • Acts of God in Historyby Roland Deines; Christoph Ochs; Peter Watts

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 153.12

    Hauptbeschreibung The eleven studies in this volume are connected by the conviction that God acts in history and that it remains necessary for biblical exegesis to integrate this into its methodology. Roland Deines presents historical and methodological considerations to trace how God was experienced within historical events and how such events inspired... more...

  • Torah and the Book of Numbersby Christian Frevel; Thomas Pola; Aaron Schart

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 90.70

    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...

  • Christ Absent and Presentby Peter Orr

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 80.51

    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...

  • Because You Bear This Nameby Bonnie G. Howe

    BRILL 2006; US$ 206.00

    This study uses conceptual metaphor theory and methodology to analyze the cultural logic and symbolic context, moral content and ethical implications of 1 Peter. Conceptual metaphor study helps explain how people generate ethical understandings; it can help us recognize and account for lively moral discourse between the NT and contemporary readers. more...

  • Homeland and Exileby Gershon Galil; Markham J. Geller; Alan Millard

    BRILL 2009; US$ 262.00

    This volume is a tribute to B. Oded's career, and it points to the span of his research. It's thirty contributions deal with a wide range of topics, focusing on the Assyrian Empire, as well as on the Hebrew Bible. more...

  • Recognizing the Strangerby Kasper Bro Larsen

    BRILL 2008; US$ 147.00

    Recognizing the Stranger is the first monographic study of recognition type-scenes and motifs (anagn?risis) in the Gospel of John. The book shows how the Gospel employs and transforms contemporary genre conventions in its portrait of Jesus as the divine stranger. more...

  • Mark at the Thresholdby Geoff R. Webb

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    Drawing on the popular literature of the ancient world, this book offers a fresh look at issues surrounding Markan characterisation, and also calls for scholars to think more openly and flexibly about Markan genre. more...

  • Johnby Warren Carter

    Baker Publishing Group 2006; US$ 22.00

    The Final Volume in a Well-Received Gospel Study John: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist is an accessible introduction to the Fourth Gospel. This book examines three aspects of John's Gospel: John's telling of the story of Jesus, his interpretation of Jesus for his readers, and his formulation of all of this into the Gospel of Jesus. Carter... more...

  • Opening the Gates of Interpretationby Mordechai Z. Cohen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 243.00

    This study highlights the contributions of the great philosopher-talmudist Moses Maimonides to the rationalist, ?plain sense? (peshat) tradition of Jewish Bible exegesis, assessing his place in the Geonic-Andalusian school and showing how he harnessed Greco-Arabic learning to open new hermeneutical possibilities. more...