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  • 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...

  • The Jewish-Greek Tradition in Antiquity and the Byzantine Empireby James K. Aitken; James Carleton Paget

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This comprehensive survey of Jewish-Greek society's development examines the exchange of language and ideas in biblical translations, literature and archaeology. more...

  • The Synoptic Problem and Statisticsby Andris Abakuks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    See How to Use Statistics for New Testament Interpretation The Synoptic Problem and Statistics lays the foundations for a new area of interdisciplinary research that uses statistical techniques to investigate the synoptic problem in New Testament studies, which concerns the relationships between the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. There... more...

  • Rethinking Biblical Scholarshipby Philip R. Davies

    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...

  • The Bible and Hellenismby Thomas L. Thompson; Philippe Wajdenbaum

    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...

  • The Good Bookby Richard Holloway

    Granta Publications 2014; US$ 10.65

    From the bestselling author of Leaving Alexandria, a brilliant and perceptive reading of a beloved, contentious and remarkable holy book more...

  • Forbidden Oracles?by AnneMarie Luijendijk

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 72.62

    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...

  • Galen's De indolentiaby Clare K. Rothschild; Trevor W. Thompson

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 98.93

    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...

  • Corinthian Wisdom, Stoic Philosophy, and the Ancient Economyby Timothy A. Brookins

    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...

  • Speaking of God in Thomas Aquinas and Meister Eckhartby Anastasia Wendlinder

    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...