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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 65.00
Islam, Christianity, and Judaism share several common features, including their historical origins in the prophet Abraham, their belief in a single divine being, and their modern global expanse. Yet it is the seeming closeness of these "Abrahamic" religions that draws attention to the real or imagined differences between them. This volume... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 18.95
What is eternity? Is it anything other than a purely abstract concept, totally unrelated to our lives? A mere hope? A frightfully uncertain horizon? Or is it a certainty, shared by priest and scientist alike, and an essential element in all human relations? In A Very Brief History of Eternity , Carlos Eire, the historian and National Book Award-winning... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 61.14
Der vorliegende Sammelband nimmt Maß an der Bedeutung, die die Israeltheologie und das Judentum in den einzelnen Fächern hatten und haben.Karl Barth hat darauf hingewiesen, dass der Verlust des Judenchristentums einen unersetzbaren theologisch-kirchlichen Verlust bedeutet. Damit weist er in die Richtung, in die sich das Buchprojekt bewegt. Über Jahrhunderte... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 65.22
The ideology and imagery in the <i>Passion of Perpetua</i> are mediated heavily by traditional Graeco-Roman culture; in particular, by traditional notions of the afterlife and of the ascent of the soul. This context for understanding the <i>Passion of Perpetua</i> aligns well with the available material evidence, and with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
Judaism in the New Testament explains how the writings of the early church emerged from communities which defined themselves in Judaic terms even as they professed faith in Christ. These two extremely distinguished scholars introduce readers to the plurality of Judaisms of the period. They show, by examining a variety of texts, how the major figures... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 109.99
This book articulates a theory of Catholic tradition that departs from previous understandings. Drawing on the medieval concept of the four-fold sense of scripture, John Thiel proposes four interpretive senses of tradition. He also offers a theory of doctrinal development that reconciles Catholic belief in apostolic authority and continuity of tradition... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95
Based on one of the greatest living theologians, Wolfhart Pannenberg, this book is the first comprehensive study of 'human destiny'. Mapping out the movement of humanity over the course of its history to its common destiny from creation through sin and ethics to eschatology, the book also examines the extent to which scholars such as Herder... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 218.00
Exploring the link between German biblical interpretation and anti-Semitism, this book is a fresh, comprehensive study of leading German exegetes, concluding that although Nazism brought anti-Semitic exegesis to a head, age-old thought structures provided powerful legitimation for oppression. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 161.00
Because the Holocaust, at its core, was an extreme expression of a devastating racism, the author contends it has special significance for African Americans. Locke, a university professor, clergyman, and African American, reflects on the common experiences of African American and Jewish people as minorities and on the great tragedy that each community... more...