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  • 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, USA 2011; US$ 19.99

    For millennia, people have used the Bible as a touchstone on important social and political questions, and rightly so. But many use the Bible simply as a weapon to wield against opponents in a variety of debates--without knowing what the Bible actually says about the issue in question. In The Bible Now, two respected biblical scholars, Richard Elliott... more...

  • The Making of the Modern Jewish Bibleby Alan T. Levenson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 48.99

    The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible explains how Jewish translators, commentators, and scholars made the Bible a keystone of Jewish life in Germany, Israel and America. In each site, a particular need_religion, nationalism, ethnicity_drove the enterprise of Bible study as scholars wrestled with the demands of the non-Jewish environment and their... more...

  • Getting the Old Testamentby Steven L. Bridge

    Baker Publishing Group 2009; US$ 20.00

    As readers of texts written in antiquity we frequently find ourselves in the position of one who overhears a conversation without the benefit of its context. The likelihood of humorous (or tragic) misunderstanding is palpable. In Getting the Old Testament: What It Meant to Them, What It Means for Us , Steve Bridge examines a number of important texts... more...

  • A Teacher for All Generationsby Eric F. Mason

    BRILL 2011; US$ 334.00

    These essays honor James C. VanderKam on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday and twentieth year on the faculty of the University of Notre Dame. Essays from an international group of scholars address various topics in Second Temple Judaism and biblical studies. more...

  • Women's Evangelical Commentary: Old Testamentby Dorothy Kelley Patterson; Rhonda Harrington Kelley

    B&H Publishing Group 2011; US$ 44.99

    The Women's Evangelical Commentary: Old Testament is a Bible commentay written and edited by women for women. While other commentaries take an egalitarian view of the relationship between men and women, the editors and writers of this commentary believe the complementarian view of the relation ship between men and women most accurately interprets... more...

  • Gottes Herrlichkeitby Thomas Wagner

    BRILL 2012; US$ 221.00

    In einer redaktionskritischen Analyse bietet dieses Buch die Rekonstruktion der Entwicklung der k?bôd-Theologie und zeigt dabei drei literarische Profile auf, die die Autoren des Alten Testaments durch die Transformation der Tradition vom göttlichen Königtum entwickelten. - Drawing on redaction-critical investigations this book offers a reconstruction... more...

  • Anthropologische Aufbrücheby Andreas Wagner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 58.60

    Der Mensch ist ein Gegenstand des Nachdenkens gewesen, solange es das Nachdenken gibt, in Religion und Theologie, in der Philosophie, in der Politik, der Gesellschaft und im Alltag. Aber kaum eine Zeit war in der Lage, Grenzen des Menschseins, vermeintliche körperliche und psychische Unveränderlichkeiten und Bedingtheiten so zu verändern, wie wir das... more...

  • The Hebrew Bibleby Frederick E. Greenspahn

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 89.00

    In April of 2001, the headline in the Los Angeles Times read, “Doubting the Story of the Exodus.” It covered a sermon that had been delivered by the rabbi of a prominent local congregation over the holiday of Passover. In it, he said, “The truth is that virtually every modern archeologist who has investigated the story of the exodus,... more...

  • Die Entgrenzung JHWHsby Sven Petry

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 76.39

    Hauptbeschreibung Sven Petry schaltet sich in die Monotheismusdebatte ein, die in der alttestamentlichen Forschung seit knapp drei Jahrzehnten wieder lebhaft geführt wird. Aufbauend auf dem im Rahmen dieser Debatte erreichten Erkenntnisstand weist er die Entwicklung der JHWH-Verehrung von der faktischen oder praktischen Monolatrie der vorexilischen... more...