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  • HarperCollins Atlas of Bible Historyby James B. Pritchard

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 1.99

    From the earliest evidence of humankind in Palestine to the establishment of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, the ministry of Jesus, and the rise of the Christian Church, the richly illustrated HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History brings the Bible to life in all its geographical context. Detailed biblical references, timelines, and suggestions... more...

  • Buried Hope or Risen Saviorby Charles Quarles

    B&H Publishing Group 2008; US$ 24.99

    Buried Hope or Risen Savior? argues for the credibility of Jesus Christ’s resurrection, engaging the issue in relation to the recent “Jesus Family Tomb” claims that continue making headlines around the world. Among the contributors, Stev more...

  • In the Path of the Moonby Francesca Rochberg

    BRILL 2010; US$ 216.00

    In the Path of the Moon offers a collection of essays concerning Babylonian celestial divination. It investigates various aspects of cuneiform celestial omens, horoscopes, and astronomy and their wide-ranging influences on later Hellenistic science and philosophy. more...

  • Israelite Religionsby Richard S. Hess

    Baker Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    Helps readers consider the importance of contemporary archaeological discoveries and juxtapose them with the biblical narrative to understand ancient Israelite religions. more...

  • A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Artby Gertrude Grace Sill

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 20.00

    Explore one of the richest and most rewarding aspects of Western art with this comprehensive easy-to-use, portable guide to Christian symbols. Organized like a primer, with hundreds of entries in 50 categories?from A for Angels to Z for Zodiac?this handy pocket reference enables you to recognize at a glance the identity and meaning of all the elements... more...

  • Interprétations de Moïseby Philippe Borgeaud; Tomas Römer; Youri Volokhine

    BRILL 2009; US$ 154.00

    This books brings together specialists of diverse ancient mediterranean culture working on the formation of a "Moses mythology", from a comparative perspective, between Judea, Greece, Egypt and Rome. The concrete outcome of this comparative inquiry is the common translation and commentary of the fragments of the mysterious Artapanus. Ce volume rassemble... more...

  • The Lost Gospelby Herbert Krosney; Bart D. Ehrman

    National Geographic Society 2006; US$ 14.95

    Judas Iscariot. He?s been hated and reviled through the ages as Jesus Christ?s betrayer? the close friend who sells him out for 30 pieces of silver. But history also records other information about Judas Iscariot. One such reference was written in 180 by an influential Church Father named St. Irenaeus who railed against the Gospel of Judas for depicting... more...

  • With Letters of Lightby Daphna V. Arbel; Andrei A. Orlov

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    This collection of essays is a tribute to Rachel Elior?s decades of teaching, scholarship and mentoring. If a Festschrift reflects the individuality of the honoree, then this volume offers insights into the scope of Rachel Elior?s interests and scholarly achievements in the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jewish apocalypticism, magic, and... more...

  • Rhetoric and Reality in Early Christianitiesby Willi Braun

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    One of the most pressing issues for scholars of religion concerns the role of persuasion in early Christianities and other religions in Greco-Roman antiquity. The essays in Rhetoric and Reality in Early Christianities explore questions about persuasion and its relationship to early Christianities. The contributors theorize about persuasion as the... more...

  • Dangerous Foodby Peter D. Gooch

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 38.95

    Recognizing the social meaning of food and meals in Greco-Roman culture and, in particular, the social meaning of idol-food, is an integral part of understanding the impact of Paul's instructions to the Christian community at Corinth regarding the consumption of idol-food. Shared meals were a central feature of social intercourse in Greco-Roman culture.... more...