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- BRILL 2009; US$ 216.00
This study integrates three independent subjectsa "translation theory, Mandarin aspect, and Greek aspecta "for the purpose of formulating a theory applicable to translating the Bible. Two passages from John 18a "19 and 1 Corinthians 15 are provided as test cases. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 241.00
Contemporary sacred text scholarship has been stimulated by a number of intersecting trends: a surging interest in religion, sacred texts, and inspirational issues; burgeoning developments in and applications of literary theories; intensifying academic focus on diverse cultures whether for education or scholarship. Although much has been written individually... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 30.00
That the earliest followers of Jesus wrote poetry, hymns, and odes is evident already in the New Testament. This volume is a translation of The Odes of Solomon, a collection of early Christian hymns or odes; some are obviously Christian, others perhaps Jewish. The beauty of these poems is a tribute to the depth of spirituality in early communities... more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 38.00
In the course of 30 years dedicated study, John N. Oswalt has written a number of articles in journals and chapters in books on the book of Isaiah as a whole, or some aspect of it. These materials have here been collected in a single volume and arranged in something of a descending order, that is from more general treatments of the book as a whole... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Is it possible to apply teachings from the Bible to our world today, given the vast differences between biblical times and ours? Biblical passages are often taken out of context and interpreted to support a particular viewpoint or justify a particular action. 'The Bible Says So!' examines the origins of well-known biblical stories - from Adam and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00
This study illustrates how Paul reworks Old Testament citations in Romans to incorporate the Gentiles into Israel's covenant-renewal texts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
'Yours Faithfully' presents an anthology of virtual letters from the Bible, in which leading scholars imagine correspondence between biblical characters. Each letter conveys the insights that a given character might have and, together, the letters provide a rich sense of the concerns which propel and characters who inhabit the Bible. The letters are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The city is an ambiguous symbol in the Bible. The founder of the first city is the murderer, Cain. The city of Jerusalem is the place chosen by God, yet is also a place of wrong-doing and injustice. Jesus seems to have largely avoided cities except Jerusalem, where he was crucified. 'The City in Biblical Perspective' examines the archaeological and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The Persian and Hellenistic periods saw the production and use of a variety of authoritative texts in Israel. 'The Production of Prophecy' brings together a range of influential biblical scholars to examine the construction of prophecy and prophetic books during the Persian period. Drawing on methodological and comparative research and studies of particular... more...