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  • 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 US$ 16.33

    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...

  • Opening the Gates of Interpretationby Mordechai Z. Cohen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 243.00

    This study highlights the contributions of the great philosopher-talmudist Moses Maimonides to the rationalist, ?plain sense? (peshat) tradition of Jewish Bible exegesis, assessing his place in the Geonic-Andalusian school and showing how he harnessed Greco-Arabic learning to open new hermeneutical possibilities. more...

  • Jewish Reactions to the Destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70by Ken Jones

    BRILL 2011; US$ 166.00

    This book explores the reaction to the Roman destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70 found in Jewish apocalypses and related literature preserved among the Pseudepigrapha (4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, 3 Baruch, 4 Baruch, Sibylline Oracles 4 and 5, and the Apocalypse of Abraham). more...