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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95
What is secular biblical criticism? 'Secularism and Biblical Studies' presents a selection of essays that examine the nature of secular biblical studies and its hermeneutical principles. The essays outline and analyse debates within biblical studies over the issue of secularism and explore the interplay of atheism, agnosticism and faith in the interpretation... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27
This work highlights the importance of Abraham ben Asher's commentary on Genesis Rabba, demonstrating the influence of this commentary on both his contemporaries and printed editions of the classical Midrashim to the present day. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27
Characterized by collectively produced texts that changed significantly over time, Mesopotamian literature and the Hebrew Bible confound modern notions of authorship and creativity. Tracking the Master Scribe probes the methods ancient scribes employed in passing down the writing that mattered most. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
This volume engages the cultural norms and theological convictions of ancient Israel in the shadow of the Egyptian, Babylonian, and Persian empires. Essays explore ancient Near Eastern historical contexts; interpret prophetic narratives and poetry; offer feminist, materialist, and postcolonial readings; and more. Indispensable for scholars and students... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 152.00 US$ 124.64
This volume follows the Bible's story from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when modern scholarly study of the text originated. more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99
Collected here are three gnostic writings from Thomas, Mary, and John. These books that were left out of the New Testament shed lite on the life and relationships of Jesus Christ and his friends and family especially his mother Mary. more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99
The Book of Enoch is the most notable extant apocalyptic work outside the canonical Scriptures. It describes the fall of the Watchers, the angels who fathered the Nephilim (cf. the bene Elohim, Genesis 6:1-2). The fallen angels went to Enoch to intercede on their behalf with God after he declared to them their doom. The remainder of the book describes... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 145.96
Luke the Historian and Theologian looks globally over "written texts" that are being read as authoritative scripture and pronounces them as pointing together. He argues that both Hellenistic rhetorical historiography and Israel's scriptural heritage distinguish the ever intriguing landscape that we call Luke-Acts and, through a thematic... more...
- 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...