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  • Gewalt und Opferby Anton Bierl; Wolfgang Braungart

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The volume presented here is a collection of the contributions to an author?s colloquium with Walter Burkert, which was held in November 2007 in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Bielefeld. Well known experts looked in detail at the work of the internationally renowned scholar of Greek. In his epochal cultural-scientific... more...

  • HarperCollins Atlas of Bible Historyby James B. Pritchard

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 21.99

    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$ 39.99

    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...

  • Eternal Chaliceby Juliette Wood

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 39.00

    What is the secret of the Grail?' So intoned a heavenly voice to Sir Percival in John Boorman's stylish and influential film 'Excalibur' (1981). The sacred allure of the Holy Grail has fascinated writers and ensnared knights for over a thousand years. From Malory to Monty Python, the eternal chalice - said to be the very cup from which Christ drank... more...

  • Magical Practice in the Latin Westby Richard Gordon; Francisco Marco Simón

    BRILL 2009; US$ 278.00

    Most studies of Graeco-Roman magic focus on the Greek texts. Stimulated by important recent finds of Latin curse-tablets, this collection of essays for the first time tries to define the nature and extent of the originality of magical practice in the Latin West more...

  • Text and Artifact in the Religions of Mediterranean Antiquityby Stephen G. Wilson; Michel Desjardins

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 52.95

    Can archaeological remains be made to "speak" when brought into conjunction with texts? Can written remains, on stone or papyrus, shed light on the parables of Jesus, or on the Jewish view of afterlife? What are the limits to the use of artifactual data, and when is the value overstated? Text and Artifact addresses the complex and intriguing issue... more...