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  • The Cambridge Companion to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testamentby Stephen B. Chapman; Marvin A. Sweeney

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This Companion provides an outstanding introduction to the historical origins and literary character of the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament. more...

  • Patristic Theories of Biblical Interpretationby Tarmo Toom

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This volume offers a thorough analysis of Latin patristic hermeneutics, covering early church authors who explicitly discussed the subject. more...

  • Redeeming Genderby Adrian Thatcher

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    This work demonstrates the importance of understanding premodern theories about sex, gender, and humanity when discussing biblical and traditional theological perspectives on these themes. more...

  • Interpreting Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islamby Mordechai Z. Cohen; Adele Berlin

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    This comparative study examines how scriptures - the Bible and the Qur'an - were interpreted in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam throughout history. more...

  • Justiceby Walter J. Houston

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    What does the Bible have to say about justice, and what relevance has this for people, particularly Christians, today? 'Justice: The Biblical Challenge' offers readers a balanced assessment of the biblical treatment of justice and what we might learn from this. The book opens with a brief overview of the differing social contexts which shaped how... more...

  • The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquityby Eva Mroczek

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27

    How did Jews understand sacred writing before the concepts of "Bible" and "book" emerged? The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity challenges anachronistic categories to reveal new aspects of how ancient Jews imagined written revelation-a wildly varied collection stretching back to the dawn of time, with new discoveries always around the corner. more...

  • According to the Scriptures?by J. W. Rogerson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    If something is commanded in the Bible, the command must surely be obeyed if we are to be true to the Bible. This is what many people think, especially when they hear representatives of churches today arguing about moral issues. In fact, the matter is not as simple as this, and at various periods of history, churches have had quite differing views... more...

  • Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics within a Caribbean Contextby Oral A. W. Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    The Bible is of central importance within Caribbean life but is rarely used as an agent for social change. Caribbean biblical hermeneutics focus more on the meaning of biblical texts for today and less on the context in which the texts themselves were written. 'Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics within a Caribbean Context' offers a biblical hermeneutic... more...

  • Bible and Justiceby Matthew J. M. Coomber

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    The Bible contains a variety of passages that defend the poor and champion the cause of the oppressed, but are these ancient texts able to find a voice in confronting injustice in the modern world? 'Bible and Justice' examines the ways in which the Bible can speak to contemporary poverty, environmental issues, and state-sponsored violence, whilst exploring... more...

  • Song of Exileby David W. Stowe

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    In Song of Exile, David Stowe reconstructs the rich and varied reception history of Psalm 137 using textual analysis, historical overview, and a study of the psalm's place in popular culture. He weaves together the fascinating story of how the psalm has both shaped and been shaped by our understanding of violence, pain, oppression, and justice. more...