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- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2013; US$ 39.99
In Politics in the Hebrew Bible: God, Man, and Government, Kalman J. Kaplan and Matthew B. Schwartz offer a genre-straddling examination of the political themes in the Jewish Bible. By studying the political implications of 42 biblical stories (organized into the categories Social Order, Government and Leadership, Domestic Relations, Societal... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 105.00
Western biblical studies have tended to follow either faith-based theological approaches or value-free historical-critical methods. This monograph challenges the two extremes by pursuing the middle path of philosophical hermeneutics. While drawing on Eastern and Western philosophical writings from ancient to modern times, the author proposes... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2014; US$ 31.95
The most common English translations of the Bible often sound like a single, somewhat archaic voice. In fact, the Bible is made up of many separate books composed by multiple writers in a wide range of styles and perspectives. It is, as Michael Carasik demonstrates, not a remote text reserved for churches and synagogues but rather a human document... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 33.99
Peterson engages the identities and provenances of the authors of the various ?editions? of the Deteronomistic History. Peterson asks where we might locate a figure with both motive and opportunity to draw up a proto-narrative including elements of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and the first part of 1 Kings. Peterson identifies a particular candidate in... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 64.99
Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most reliable and widely adopted critical textbooks at undergraduate and graduate levels alike. The text is aimed explicitly at motivated students regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments. Collins proceeds through the canon of the Old Testament and the Apocrypha, judiciously... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 44.99
Here the erudition of Collins? renowned Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is combined with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, illuminating vignettes, and bibliographies for further reading. The second edition has been carefully revised to take the latest scholarly developments into account.... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00
Welche Zeitvorstellungen lassen die Schriften des Alten Testaments erkennen? Das ist das Thema dieses Bandes, der Ernst-Joachim Waschke zum 65. Geburtstag gewidmet ist. Zunächst werden die grundsätzlichen Fragen nach Zeitverständnis, Zeitbewusstsein und Zeitbegriffen untersucht, im Anschluss daran die wichtigsten konkreten chronologischen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The Fantastic in Religious Narrative from Exodus to Elisha argues that perspectives drawn from literary-critical theories of the fantastic and fantasy are apt to explore Hebrew Bible religious narratives. The book focuses on the narratives' marvels, monsters, and magic, rather than whether or not the stories depict historical events. The Exodus narrative... more...
- 'fontis 2014; US$ 15.99
Wo finden wir in der Hektik und der Betriebsamkeit unseres Alltags Halt, Orientierung, Zuspruch und Gewissheit? Bei wem kommen wir zur Ruhe und können uns von neuem sammeln? Wer schenkt uns Antworten, die wirklich tragen? Reinhold Ruthes Andachtsbuch lädt dazu ein, sich bei der Suche nach Antworten täglich an seinen Schöpfer zu wenden. Denn: Er spricht... more...
- Urim Publications 2015; US$ 7.99
The Biblical View of Man argues cogently that the Bible is more about human beings than about God and insists that, in the biblical view, what human beings need is not so much wisdom or grace but rather their own free will to fulfill the obligations that a loving God has bestowed upon them in order to allow them to prove and improve themselves.... more...