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  • Parables Unpluggedby Lauri Thuren

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    The parables of Jesus have long been read either as allegories encoding Christian theology or as tantalizing clues to the authentic voice of Jesus. Thuren proposes instead to read the parables ?unplugged? from any assumptions beyond those given in the narrative situation in the text, on the common-sense premise that the very form of the parable works... more...

  • Consider Leviathanby Brian R. Doak

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    Brian R. Doak observes that the book of Job uses metaphors drawn from the natural world, especially of plants and animals, as raw material for thinking about human suffering. Doak argues that Job should be viewed as an anthropological ?ground zero? for the traumatic definition of the post-exilic human self in ancient Israel. Consider Leviathan explores... more...

  • Paul and the Politics of Diasporaby Ronald Charles

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    Ronald Charles applies the insights of contemporary diaspora studies to address much-debated questions about Paul?s identity as a diaspora Jew, his complicated relationship with a highly symbolized ?homeland,? the motives of his daily work, and the ambivalence of his rhetoric. Charles argues for understanding a number of important aspects of Paul?s... more...

  • The Elijah Enigmaby Hillel I. Millgram

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    An analysis of the intertwining tales of Elijah and Ahab--mercurial prophet and Machiavellian king--this book is an accessible and reader-friendly treatment of some of the most dramatic and well-known episodes in the Bible. In contrast to the popular image of Elijah as a courageous wonder-worker who calls down fire from heaven and ascends to heaven... more...

  • Mothers on the Margin?by E. Anne Clements

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 50.00

    Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, "she of Uriah" and Mary all initially occupy places on the margins and consequently represent both those who are outsiders to Israel and those on the margins within Israel. The inclusion of these women in Matthew's gospel serves to signal the importance of those on the margins in the ministry of the Messiah and to... more...

  • An Interpretive Lexicon of New Testament Greekby Gregory K. Beale; Daniel Joseph Brendsel; William A. Ross

    Zondervan 2014; US$ 11.99

    This interpretive lexicon is a Greek language resource that is intended to help students and translators to easily and quickly determine the range of translation possibilities for a wide variety of the smallest and most difficult words in the Greek New Testament to translate more...

  • 50 Things You Need to Know About Satan and Demonsby Mark H. Muska

    Baker Publishing Group 2014; US$ 9.99

    Bible Professor Mark Muska gives short, clear answers to the most-asked questions about Satan and demons, revealing exactly what God's Word does and doesn't say. more...

  • Adam, the Fall, and Original Sinby Michael Reeves; Hans Madueme

    Baker Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.99

    Presents a theological, biblical, and scientific case for the necessity of belief in the historical Adam and original sin in response to recent contemporary challenges. more...

  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...

  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 21.99

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...