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Hermeneutics

  • Soldiers in Luke-Actsby Laurie Brink

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 79.84

    The author of Luke-Acts constructs a portrait of the Roman military that relies on a variety of literary stereotypes, anticipating that his authorial audience, familiar with the stereotypes, will bring their experience to bear in the process of more fully characterizing the soldiers. Expecting their antipathy, Luke upsets his authorial audience?s expectations.... more...

  • Taking Stock of Bonhoefferby Stephen J. Plant

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95

    Bonhoeffer's theology continues to prove richly fruitful in the 21st century. This book gathers together Stephen Plant's scholarly engagement with Bonhoeffer's life and theology over two decades. This collection makes accessible distinctive perspective on Bonhoeffer's theology, in particular on the key themes of biblical hermeneutics,... more...

  • Christ Absent and Presentby Peter Orr

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 91.42

    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...

  • Petrus Alexandrinusby Wolfgang Grünstäudl

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 91.42

    2Petr, dessen Existenz erst von Origenes zweifelsfrei bezeugt wird, gilt aufgrund seines scheinbar kaum näher bestimmbaren historischen Kontextes in der neutestamentlichen Exegese als "text without a home" (Michael Gilmour). Durch die intensive Analyse der Beziehungen des 2Petr zu anderen petrinischen Pseudepigraphen des frühen Christentums... more...

  • History, Ideology and Bible Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrollsby Devorah Dimant

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 195.56

    In this volume Devorah Dimant assembles twenty-seven thoroughly updated and partly rewritten articles discussing various aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls that she published over the past three decades. An introductory essay written especially for this volume surveys the present state of research on the Scrolls. Dealing with major themes developed in... more...

  • Anthropologie und Ethik im Frühjudentum und im Neuen Testamentby Matthias Konradt; Esther Schläpfer

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 178.20

    Nicht nur im antiken Judentum, sondern auch im entstehenden Christentum spielen ethische Aspekte eine maßgebliche Rolle. Fragt man nach der Einbettung ethischer Orientierungen in weltanschauliche Grundüberzeugungen, verdient die Korrelation von Anthropologie und Ethik besondere Aufmerksamkeit. Ethischen Orientierungen liegen - in den frühjüdischen... more...

  • Metaphor, Narrative, and Parables in Qby Dieter T. Roth; Ruben Zimmermann; Michael Labahn

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 149.27

    Research on Q has frequently been driven by questions addressing the legitimacy of the two-source hypothesis or by questions related to the reconstruction of this source. As such, Q scholarship has often viewed its tasks primarily through the lenses of source- and redaction-critical perspectives. The authors of this volume make a conscious effort to... more...

  • Bodily Resurrection and Ethics in 1 Cor 15by Paul J. Brown

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 91.42

    FEHLER: Kein Text fuer Langtext gespeichert.   Reihe Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2.Reihe - Band 360 more...

  • Credible, Incredibleby Tobias Nicklas; Janet E. Spittler

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 137.70

    Reports of the miraculous abound in early Christian literature, in early Jewish texts and in the works of various Greco-Roman authors. In this collection of essays, largely the product of a symposium held at the University of Regensburg in June 2011, scholars specializing in a wide range of areas involving the ancient Mediterranean explore the representation... more...

  • 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...