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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
"Rethinking Biblical Scholarship" brings together seminal essays to provide readers with an assessment of the archaeological and exegetical research which has transformed the discipline of biblical studies over the last two decades. The essays focus on history and historiography, exploring how scholarly constructs and ideologies mould historical, literary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
Did the Bible only take its definitive form after Alexander conquered the Near East, after the Hellenisation of the Samaritans and Jews, and after the founding of the great library of Alexandria? The Bible and Hellenism takes up one of the most pressing and controversial questions of Bible Studies today: the influence of classical literature on... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 73.77
In this volume, AnneMarie Luijendijk analyzes a previously unknown text preserved in a fifth- or sixth-century Coptic miniature codex, entitled <i>The Gospel of the Lots of Mary</i> , and places it within the context of practices of and debates about divination in the ancient Mediterranean world. This is the first critical edition and... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 100.50
In 2005 a French doctoral student discovered the long-lost treatise, <i>De indolentia</i> (???? ?????????/???????) or <i>On the Avoidance of Distress</i> in a monastic library in Thessalonica. <i>De indolentia</i> is a letter from Galen to an unspecified addressee in which he describes how he responded to the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00
Re-examines the divisive wisdom in 1 Corinthians and considers the effects of wealth and formal education in Stoicism on the Corinthian church. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Going beyond ordinary readings of Aquinas and building a foundation for further insights into the works of both theologians, this book draws out the implications of the thought of Eckhart and Aquinas for contemporary issues, including ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue, liturgy and prayer, and religious inclusivity. Reading Aquinas and Eckhart... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Exploring the lively polemics among Jews, Christians, and Muslims during the Middle Ages, Hava Lazarus-Yafeh analyzes Muslim critical attitudes toward the Bible, some of which share common features with both pre-Islamic and early modern European Bible criticism. Unlike Jews and Christians, Muslims did not accept the text of the Bible as divine word,... more...