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  • NKJV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, eBookby Craig S. Keener; John H. Walton

    Zondervan 2017; US$ 39.99

    Packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literature of Bible times, the NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible brings difficult passages of Scripture into sharp focus. Discover new dimensions of insight to even the most familiar Bible passages as you take a behind-the-scenes tour into the ancient world. more...

  • Platonismus und spätägyptische Religionby Michael Erler; Martin Andreas Stadler

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung... more...

  • Karduniaš. Volume 1by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 210.00

    In den Bänden der Reihe werden Themen aus der Philologie der Keilschriftsprachen (Sumerisch, Akkadisch, Hethitisch, Hurritisch, Elamisch u. a.), der altorientalischen Geschichte sowie der vorderasiatischen Archäologie und Kunstgeschichte behandelt. Der geographische Rahmen umfasst primär Mesopotamien, Nordsyrien, Anatolien, Altarmenien... more...

  • Stalk Divinationby C. A. Cook; Zhao Lu

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 72.99

    This book presents for the first time a full translation and analysis of a newly discovered bamboo divination manual from fourth century BCE China called the Stalk Divination Method . The manual presents a competing way of interpreting trigrams to the Zhouyi (popularly known as the I-Ching ) that was lost over time. more...

  • Prayer as Divine Experience in 4 Ezra and John’s Apocalypseby David Seal

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 57.00

    Prayer as Divine Experience examines the emotional language in the prayer preludes contained in 4 Ezra and the hymns recounted in John’s Apocalypse. Based on studies in neuropsychology, readers or hearers of the emotional language could potentially achieve a divine experience similar to what is described in this literature. more...

  • History, Texts and Art in Early Babyloniaby Piotr Steinkeller

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 103.99

    These essays represent a summation of Piotr Steinkeller's decades-long thinking and writing about the history of third millennium BCE Babylonia and the ways in which it is reflected in ancient historical and literary sources and art, as well as of how these written and visual materials may be used by the modern historian to attain, if not a reliable... more...

  • Goddess Wisdomby Tanishka

    Hay House 2017; US$ 14.99 US$ 13.19

    Ancient civilizations worshipped female deities, and women were the leaders, counsellors and healers of nations. However, through various historical events, such as the arrival of Christianity in many cultures, the worship of the goddess was lost. In this book, author Tanishka shares the long-lost ancient culture of the goddess. This book unveils:... more...

  • Much Ado about Mardukby Jennifer Finn

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    Scholars often assume that the nature of Mesopotamian kingship was such that questioning royal authority was impossible. This volume challenges that general assumption, by presenting an analysis of the motivations,methods, and motifs behind a scholarly discourse about kingship that arose in the final stages of the last Mesopotamian empires. The focus... more...

  • The Golden Boughby Sir James George Frazer

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    The Golden Bough attempts to define the shared elements of religious belief. Its thesis is that old religions were fertility cults that revolved around the worship of, and periodic sacrifice of, a sacred king. Published in 1890 it offered a modernist approach to discussing religion. The impact of The Golden Bough on contemporary European literature... more...

  • Das Onomastikon der biblischen Ortsnamenby Stefan Timm

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 210.00

    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...