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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- DK Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95
The birth of the Christian Church, and what it means for modern religion and philosophy. This engaging guide presents an accessible overview of the birth of the Christian church, using the historical works found at the famous Nag Hammadi site in Egypt. With chapters discussing each of the major and minor documents found at Nag Hammadi, this... more...
- 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...
- 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...