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- SPCK 2012; US$ 21.86
This book aims to give students an introduction to the religious and social world of ancient Israel. It consists of two parts. The first explores the major religious offices mentioned in the Old Testament, including prophets, priests, sages and kings. As well as considering what these key people said and did, the author traces the process someone... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Jesus the Shaman is comprehensive, non-conformist & paradigm shattering. This unique, gripping, revolutionary thoroughly researched book astounds the reader as it gives numerous examples of prophets transformative spiritual psychic experiences, each of which gave birth to and contributed to the birth and development of world religions. These shamans,... 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...
- 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...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2013; US$ 37.99
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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 39.65
Divine Substitution is an investigation of ancient conceptualizations of divine presence. Specifically, this thesis investigates the possibility that the ancient Mesopotamian conceptualization of cultic and royal statues, thought to actually manifest the presence of gods and kings, can likewise be found in ancient Israel. Despite the overly pessimistic... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 57.40
The book investigates omissions in the textual transmission of the Hebrew scriptures. Literary criticism (Literarkritik) commonly assumes that later editors only expanded the older text; omissions would not have taken place. This axiom is implied in analyses and introductions to the methodology. The book investigates the validity of the axiom. After... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 67.10
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...