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  • The Oxford History of the Biblical Worldby Michael D. Coogan

    Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 18.99

    In this impressive volume, leading scholars offer compelling glimpses into the biblical world, the world in which prophets, poets, sages, and historians created one of our most important texts--the Bible. For more than a century, archaeologists have been unearthing the tombs, temples, texts, and artifacts of the ancient Near East and the Mediterranean... more...

  • Cacus and Marsyas in Etrusco-Roman Legend. (PMAA-44)by Jocelyn Penny Small

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book discusses how Greek and South Italian vase paintings of the musical contest between Apollo and Marsyas became the model for Etruscan representations of Cacus ambushed by the Vibennae brothers, two Etruscan heroes of the sixth century B.C. The study demonstrates that the Etruscans knowingly adapted Greek iconographic forms to represent their... more...

  • Before the God in this Place for Good Remembranceby Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    This monograph explores Yahwistic votive practice in the Hellenistic period. The dedicatory inscriptions from the Yahweh temple on Mount Gerizim are the object of an investigation of Yahwistic votive practice, witnessed in and outside Biblical literature.The research begins the discussion by placing votive practice in a theoretical framework of gift-giving... more...

  • An Illustrated Guide to the Holy Land for Tour Groups, Students, and Pilgrimsby Lamontte M. Luker

    Abingdon Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    See what Jesus saw, walk where the prophets walked, and learn what the Bible teaches. more...

  • How to Read a Graveyardby Peter Stanford

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    Death is the one certainty in life, yet, with the decline of religion in the West, we have become collectively reluctant to talk about it. Our contemporary rituals seek to sanitise death and distance us from our own inevitable fate. If we want to know how previous generations dealt with death, graveyards (famous and not) tell us the history -- if we... more...

  • Jesus and the Lost Goddessby Timothy Freke; Peter Gandy

    Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Why Were the Teachings of the Original Christians Brutally Suppressed by the Roman Church? ? Because they portray Jesus and Mary Magdalene as mythic figures based on the Pagan Godman and Goddess ? Because they show that the gospel story is a spiritual allegory encapsulating a profound philosophy that leads to mythical enlightenment ? Because they... more...

  • The Final Days of Jesusby Shimon Gibson

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    ?No one knows more about the history and archaeology of ancient Jerusalem than Shimon Gibson.... This book is destined to become the standard in the field.? ? Prof. James D. Tabor, author of The Jesus Dynasty A world renowned archaeologist reveals the historic footprint of Jesus in Jerusalem and what really happened during the final days. Fans... more...

  • The Jesus Papersby Michael Baigent

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    What if everything we have been told about the origins of Christianity is a lie? What if a small group had always known the truth and had kept it hidden . . . until now? What if there is evidence that Jesus Christ survived the crucifixion? In Holy Blood, Holy Grail Michael Baigent and his co-authors Henry Lincoln and Richard Leigh stunned the... more...

  • The Jesus Papersby Michael Baigent

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    What if everything we have been told about the origins of Christianity is a lie? What if a small group had always known the truth and had kept it hidden . . . until now? What if there is evidence that Jesus Christ survived the crucifixion? In Holy Blood, Holy Grail Michael Baigent and his co-authors Henry Lincoln and Richard Leigh stunned the... more...

  • A Cosmos in Stoneby David J. Lewis-Williams

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 36.99

    Collected articles of the world's preeminent rock art researchers and cognitive archaeologists. more...