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  • "When Gods Were Men"by Esther J. Hamori

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 97.70

    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...

  • The "Dead Sea Scrolls"by John J. Collins

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    Since they were first discovered in the caves at Qumran in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls have aroused more fascination--and more controversy--than perhaps any other archaeological find. They appear to have been hidden in the Judean desert by the Essenes, a Jewish sect that existed around the time of Jesus, and they continue to inspire veneration and... more...

  • The 'Foreignness' of the Foreign Woman in Proverbs 1-9by Nancy Nam Hoon Tan

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 108.56

    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...

  • The 'Powers' of Personificationby Joseph R. Dodson

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 173.73

    Die Reihe Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZNW) ist eine der ältesten und renommiertesten internationalen Buchreihen zur neutestamentlichen Wissenschaft. Seit 1923 publiziert sie wegweisende Forschungsarbeiten zum frühen Christentum und angrenzenden Themengebieten. Die Reihe ist historisch-kritisch... more...

  • (Sacrifices) Left at the Altarby Joshua A. Fogel

    Hamilton Books 2013; US$ 40.99

    This volume looks at tractate Zevachim (Sacrifices), which is mostly concerned with meat offerings slaughtered and presented at the Temple (when it stood). Fogel approaches the text, page by page, commenting with doses of humor and comparisons in a manner meant to explain and humanize the text for contemporary readers. more...

  • 1 Enoch 91-108by Loren T. Stuckenbruck

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 206.31

    Die auf ca. 58 Bände angelegte Reihe Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature behandelt die frühe jüdische Literatur zwischen dem 3. Jahrhundert v. Chr. und der Mitte des 2. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. Die Schriften sollen jeweils als textliche Einheit vor dem Hintergrund ihres jeweiligen jüdischen und historisch-politischen Kontextes ausgelegt... more...

  • 2 Maccabeesby Daniel R. Schwartz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 206.31

    Die auf ca. 58 Bände angelegte Reihe Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature behandelt die frühe jüdische Literatur zwischen dem 3. Jahrhundert v. Chr. und der Mitte des 2. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. Die Schriften sollen jeweils als textliche Einheit vor dem Hintergrund ihres jeweiligen jüdischen und historisch-politischen Kontextes ausgelegt... more...

  • 3 Baruchby Alexander Kulik

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    The series Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature (CEJL) is devoted to the study of Jewish documents and traditions that can be dated or traced back to the Hellenistic and Roman periods (ca. 300 BCE?150 CE). The literature covered by the series represents a rich diversity of literary forms and religious perspectives. Formally, these... more...

  • The Advent Projectby James W. McKinnon

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 70.00

    In his final accomplishment of an extraordinarily distinguished career, James W. McKinnon considers the musical practices of the early Church in this incisive examination of the history of Christian chant from the years a.d. 200 to 800. The result is an important book that is certain to have a long-lasting impact on musicology, religious studies, and... more...

  • African Religion Definedby Anthony Ephirim-Donkor

    UPA 2012; US$ 35.99

    The author, a traditional king and professor, studies the Akan in Ghana to demonstrate that ancestor worship is as pragmatic, systematic, theological, teleological, soteriological - with a highly trained clerical body and elders as mediators - and symbolic as any other religion in the world. more...