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Hermeneutics

  • An Ark on the Nileby Keith Bodner

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    This work offers a literary reading of the first two chapters of the Book of Exodus, demonstrating how they anticipate the plot and themes of the rest of the book as well as repeating motifs from Genesis. It argues that Exodus 1-2 is a powerful narrative and a striking example of the artistic qualities of the Pentateuch. more...

  • The Song of Songs and the Fashioning of Identity in Early Latin Christianityby Karl Shuve

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    Dr Shuve offers a comprehensive analysis of the interpretation of the Song of Songs in the Latin-speaking churches of Late Antiquity, showing how it was used by bishops and theologians to illuminate complex problems of identity in relation to liturgical practice, doctrinal definitions, and ideas about the body and sexuality. more...

  • The Latin New Testamentby H. A. G. Houghton

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    A manual for scholars and students of the first translations of the New Testament into Latin. It provides a guide to standard resources on the subject, as well as a general introduction, a summary of current research, a catalogue of manuscripts and online images, and an extensive bibliography. more...

  • Congregational Hermeneuticsby Dr Andrew Rogers; Revd Jeff Astley; Revd Canon Leslie J Francis; Very Revd Prof Martyn Percy; Dr Nicola Slee

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 39.95

    Despite many churches claiming that the Bible is highly significant for their doctrine and practice, questions about how we read the Bible are rarely made explicit. Based on ethnographic research in English churches, Congregational Hermeneutics explores this dissonance and moves beyond descriptions to propose ways of enriching hermeneutical practices... more...

  • Discovering Genesisby Iain Provan

    SPCK 2015; US$ 29.15

    This introduction to the interpretation of Genesis encourages in-depth study of the text, and genuine grappling with the theological and historical questions raised, by providing a critical assessment of key interpreters and interpretative debates. It draws on a range of methodological approaches (author-, text- and reader-centred), as complementary... more...

  • Miracles in the Gospelsby Keith Warrington

    SPCK 2015; US$ 29.15

    The first comprehensive scholarly survey of all the Gospel miracles for nearly fifty years. In this magisterial study, Keith Warrington paints a rounded picture of Jesus as a miracle worker by exploring each of the miracles in the Gospels in their literary and historical setting. He demonstrates that, while the miracles are historically authentic,... more...

  • Christ Died for Our Sinsby Jarvis Williams

    James Clarke & Co 2015; US$ 28.50

    In Christ Died for Our Sins, Jarvis J. Williams argues a twofold thesis: First, that Paul in Romans presents Jesus’ death as both a representation of, and a substitute for, Jews and Gentiles. Second, that the Jewish martyrological narratives in certain Second Temple Jewish texts are a background behind Paul’s presentation of Jesus’ death.... more...

  • Just Deceiversby Matthew Newkirk

    James Clarke & Co 2015; US$ 29.50

    Is it ever right to lie? Does the Bible allow us to deceive? These are perennial questions that have been discussed and debated by theologians for centuries with little consensus. Entering this discussion, Just Deceivers provides a fresh analysis of this important topic through a comprehensive examination of the motif of deception in the books of Samuel.... more...

  • The Healing Tradition of the New Testamentby Douglas Ellory Pett

    The Lutterworth Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    Healing is crucial to Christian theology and ministry and has a great evangelistic power. Over the last fifty years, there has been a radical shift in social attitudes towards sickness and healing. Though there has always been a clear ministry for spiritual and pastoral care, the responsibilities of those ministering to the sick - and even the definition... more...

  • The Role of Old Testament Theology in Old Testament Interpretationby Walter Brueggemann; K. C. Hanson

    James Clarke & Co 2015; US$ 23.00

    This collection of essays is drawn from a series of previous collections to which the author has contributed that were designed to honor senior scholars in the discipline of Old Testament study. Each of these essays reflects a distinct intention depending on the nature of the original collection in which they appeared and the scholar who was being... more...