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Hermeneutics

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  • Gender and Purity in the Protevangelium of Jamesby Lily C. Vuong

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 82.46

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Christ Absent and Presentby Peter Orr

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 82.46

    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...

  • Getting the Gospelsby Steven L. Bridge

    Baker Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00

    On March 23, 1998, director James Cameron made an indelible mark on Academy Award history. It wasn't because his film, Titanic , captured so many Oscars. Nor was it because of the movie's unprecedented box-office success. Rather, Cameron will forever be remembered in Hollywood's annals because, upon accepting his award for Best Director, he enthusiastically... more...

  • Hebraistik ? Hermeneutik ? Homiletikby Christoph Bultmann; Lutz Danneberg

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    In the 16th century philological competence and theological dynamics led to a new appreciation of the Bible as the foundation of the Christian Church. As a result the question of hermeneutics became an important chapter of theological controversy. The studies presented in this volume analyse the argumentative form of the early modern Philologia Sacra... more...