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  • Losing the Temple and Recovering the Futureby Hindy Najman

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This book explores the Jewish community's response to the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE. more...

  • Introduction to the Old Testamentby Bill T. Arnold

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 43.00

    This volume introduces the Old Testament and traces the legacy of monotheism first found in the pages of Israel's Scriptures. more...

  • Paul's Witness to Formative Early Christian Instructionby Benjamin A. Edsall

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 90.92

    Benjamin A. Edsall provides a new approach to the classic quest for the preaching and teaching (or the <i>kerygma</i> , <i>didache</i> and catechesis) of the early Church. His method draws on ancient communication practices whereby communicators rely on knowledge they expect their audience to possess. This reconstruction... more...

  • Devil, Theby Philip C. Almond

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 29.50

    It is often said that the devil has all the best tunes. He also has as many names as he has guises. Lucifer, Mephistopheles, Beelzebub (in Christian thought), Ha-Satan or the Adversary (in Jewish scripture) and Iblis or Shaitan (in Islamic tradition) has throughout the ages and across civilizations been a compelling and charismatic presence. For two... more...

  • Literature or Liturgy?by Clemens Leonhard; Hermut Löhr

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 79.41

    Information about Ancient Christianity is preserved in literary texts. These sources contain passages that became liturgical texts during their history of reception while the context or form of some of them could suggest their ritualized use in the churches of New Testament times. The essays in this volume elaborate on the question of how ancient pieces... more...

  • Divine Providence and Human Agencyby Alexander S. Jensen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Divine Providence and Human Agency develops an understanding of God and God's relation to creation that perceives God as sovereign over creation while, at the same time, allowing for a meaningful notion of human freedom. This book provides a bridge between contemporary approaches that emphasise human freedom, such as process theology and those... more...

  • David Being a Prophetby Benjamin Sargent

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This book identifies occasions in the New Testament where Scripture is interpreted as though its meaning depends upon its author or time of writing. Focusing upon Hebrews, Acts and the ?Davidssohnfrage? in the Synoptic Gospels, it argues that this ?historical? approach to interpretation is an important but overlooked element of the use of Scripture... more...

  • Von Priestern zum Patriarchenby Harald Samuel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Defining the relationship between Priests and Levites is a critical element in reconstructing the history of religious leadership in the Old Testament, and is regarded as a key element for understanding the literary history of the Hebrew Bible. The present study undertakes a critical literary comparison of the relevant passages from the Pentateuch... more...

  • Second Temple Songs of Zionby Ruth Henderson

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Although in Second Temple literature we find a variety of songs concerned with the future of Jerusalem, little attempt has been made to analyse these comparatively as a generic group. In this study, three songshave been selected on the basis of their similarity in style, ideas and their apparent original composition in Hebrew.The texts have been subjected... more...

  • New Life Good News Bible (GNB): Perfect for Young Adultsby William Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    The perfect Bible for young adults ? accessible, relevant and enjoyable. more...