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  • Das Onomastikon der biblischen Ortsnamenby

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 161.97

    The series is devoted to Christian texts from the Greek-speaking parts of the ancient Roman Empire. Published since 1897 (first in Leipzig, then in Berlin) by the Royal Prussian Academy under the project Griechische Christliche Schriftsteller , which was continued by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy, the series offers large critical editions... more...

  • Historiographie in der Antikeby Klaus-Peter Adam

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 140.36

    The series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) covers all areas of research into the Old Testament, focusing on the Hebrew Bible, its early and later forms in Ancient Judaism, as well as its branching into many neighboring cultures of the Ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman world. more...

  • Philosophy and Salvation in Greek Religionby Vishwa Adluri

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 161.97

    Although Greek authors treat philosophy and theology in the closest contiguity, most scholarship still reflects the 19th century prejudice according to which philosophy is a rational enterprise, while theology is a dogmatic discipline. Yet, as this volume demonstrates, Greek philosophy emerges from and remains closely linked to the archaic... more...

  • Cestiby Iulius Africanus; Martin Wallraff; Carlo Scardino; Laura Mecella; Christophe Jean-Daniel Guignard; William Adler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 172.77

    Iulius Africanus (3rd cent.) is a fascinating intellectual in a period of transition. Author of the first Christian world chronicle ( Chronographiae ), he also wrote a comprehensive and multifaceted manual of many fields of knowledge, where the religious character is open to debate. The preserved fragments of the Cesti treat military,... more...

  • Archaeology and the Biblical Recordby Bernard Alpert; Fran Alpert

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 29.99

    Archaeology and the Biblical Record challenges both Jewish and Christian biblical scholars to rethink basic assumptions and reformulate their instructional methods. This bold text reconciles reason with faith and harmonizes the Bible with archaeology, while providing answers to the many historical dilemmas confronted while reading the Bible. ... more...

  • The Matter of the Godsby Clifford Ando

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 34.95

    What did the Romans know about their gods? Why did they perform the rituals of their religion, and what motivated them to change those rituals? To these questions Clifford Ando proposes simple answers: In contrast to ancient Christians, who had faith, Romans had knowledge, and their knowledge was empirical in orientation. In other words, the Romans... more...

  • Public and Private in Ancient Mediterranean Law and Religionby Clifford Ando; Jörg Rüpke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 118.76

    RGVV (History of Religion: Essays and Preliminary Studies) brings together the mutually constitutive aspects of the study of religion(s)?contextualized data, theory, and disciplinary positioning?and engages them from a critical historical perspective. The series publishes monographs and thematically focused edited volumes on specific topics... more...

  • Resurrection of the Shroudby Mark Antonacci

    M. Evans & Company 2001; US$ 13.99

    This book scientifically challenges earlier radiocarbon testing and presents new evidence in determining the Shroud of Turin's true age. more...

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

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 194.37

    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...