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  • The Biblical Qumran Scrollsby Eugene Ulrich

    BRILL 2010; US$ 199.00

    This single volume collects all the Hebrew biblical manuscripts from Qumran?a transcription of each fragment in biblical order plus its textual variants. These manuscripts are the most authentic witnesses to the Scriptures at the birth of Christianity and Rabbinic Judaism. more...

  • The Concept of Exile in Ancient Israel and its Historical Contextsby Ehud Ben Zvi; Christoph Levin

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 158.49

    The exile is a central turning point in Israel?s construction of the past as it is recorded in the Hebrew Bible. The latter?s concept/s of exile are involved, among others, in constructions of patriarchal narratives, the Egyptian sojourn and slavery that led to the Exodus, and the motif of ?the empty land? during the Babylonian period. Moreover,... more...

  • The Heart of Hebrew Historyby H. I. Hester

    B&H Publishing Group 1980; US$ 34.99

    Presents the leading facts in the history of the Hebrew people as given in the Old Testament. more...

  • Promises to Keepby Yael Ziegler

    BRILL 2008; US$ 132.00

    This book analyzes the pivotal role of the oath in biblical narrative as a literary device in character and plot development. It examines the significance of deviations from standard oath formulae and offers an in-depth analysis of the oaths in the Saul and David narratives. more...

  • Society, the Sacred and Scripture in Ancient Judaismby Jack N. Lightstone

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 38.95

    This work explores the relationship between religion, social patterns, and the perception of the character of scripture in four modes of Ancient Judaism: (1) the Jerusalem community of the fifth to fourth centuries B.C.E. (ie, the Early Second Temple Period); (2) the Judaism of the Graeco-Roman Disapora down to the end of the fourth century of the... more...

  • The Bible Nowby Richard Elliott Friedman; Shawna Dolansky

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 18.99

    In The Bible Now , two respected biblical scholars, Richard Elliott Friedman and Shawna Dolansky, tell us carefully what the Hebrew Bible says or does not say about a wide range of issues--including homosexuality, abortion, women's status, capital punishment, and the environment. In fascinating passages that shed new light on some of today's most... more...

  • The World and the Wordby Eugene H. Merrill; Mark Rooker; Michael A. Grisanti

    B&H Publishing Group 2011; US$ 44.99

    Three esteemed Old Testament professors introduce students to the first eighty percent of the Bible-freshly illuminating the text as a rich source of theology and doctrine packed with practical principles for modern times. more...

  • The Faith of Israelby William J. Dumbrell

    Baker Publishing Group 2002; US$ 32.00

    This comprehensive survey introduces students to the theological emphaises of the entire Old Testament, from Genesis through Malachi. more...

  • The Meaning of the Bibleby Douglas A. Knight; Amy-Jill Levine

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 14.99

    In The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us, preeminent biblical scholars Douglas A. Knight and Amy-Jill Levine deliver a broad and engaging introduction to the Old Testament?also known as the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible?offering a wealth of compelling historical background and context for the sacred... more...

  • A Sign and a Wonderby Paul M. Cook

    BRILL 2011; US$ 129.00

    This book offers a proposal for the formation of oracles about Cush and Egypt in the book of Isaiah (chapters 18-20) within the context of the development of a larger collection of foreign nations oracles in Isaiah 13-23. more...