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  • Finding Meaning in the Textby W E Glenny

    BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00

    This work is a comparison of the Septuagint of Amos with its Hebrew Vorlage for the purpose of analyzing the translation technique and theology of the translator. more...

  • La représentation du divin dans les récits du Pentateuqueby Francoise Mirguet

    BRILL 2009; US$ 216.00

    Though several studies have already been devoted to biblical representations of God, this research considers the position towards the divine they imply, on the basis of syntactic and narrative analysis. It examines, in the stories of the Pentateuch, different appearances of the divine character: his speeches, as well as their modes of reporting. more...

  • Paulby Stanley E. Porter

    BRILL 2009; US$ 167.00

    What does it mean to study Paul the Apostle as Jew, Greek, and Roman? This volume explores a number of the important and diverse cultural, ethnic and religious dimensions of the complex background of Paul the Apostle. more...

  • 4QInstructionby Jean-Sebastien Rey

    BRILL 2009; US$ 188.00

    Consists of an edition, a translation and a commentary of the key fragments of 4QInstruction. This study substantially illuminates our comprehension of the Wisdom movement and of its influence in the early intertestamental period. It deals with the linguistic characteristics of the scroll highlighting the links between 4QInstruction and Ben Sira. more...

  • From Qumran to the Yaadby Alison Schofield

    BRILL 2009; US$ 173.00

    Since the discovery of the Cave 4 versions of "The Community Rule" (Serekh ha-Yaad or S), scholars have been perplexed about its complex textual history. This book offers a fresh, broader model for reading "S" that better accounts for the long and diverse history behind the text. more...

  • Biblical Translation in Chinese and Greekby Toshikazu S Foley

    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...

  • Sacred Tropesby Roberta Sterman Sabbath

    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...

  • The Earliest Christian Hymnbookby James H. Charlesworth

    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 Complete Idiot's Guide to the Bible, 3rd Editionby James Bell; Stan Campbell

    DK Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95

    This revised edition continues to walk both experienced Bible readers and those seeking it out for the first time through a chronological, story-by-story and person-by-person experience. Complete with maps of journeys and explanations of the acts and epistles, this book includes: The journeys of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, and Moses, and the law... more...

  • The Elijah Enigmaby Hillel I. Millgram

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    An analysis of the intertwining tales of Elijah and Ahab--mercurial prophet and Machiavellian king--this book is an accessible and reader-friendly treatment of some of the most dramatic and well-known episodes in the Bible. In contrast to the popular image of Elijah as a courageous wonder-worker who calls down fire from heaven and ascends to heaven... more...