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- 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$ 35.95
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$ 52.04
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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
This monograph challenges the extremes of faith-based theological approaches and value-free historical-critical methods by pursuing the middle path of philosophical hermeneutics. Drawing on Eastern and Western philosophy, the author proposes original interpretive solutions to the Akedah, Jeremiah and other biblical texts. Readers will... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2014; US$ 31.95
?An engaging presentation of the most current scholarship about the Jewish Bible. Carasik?s description of the numerous voices, which speak in its pages, illumines their teachings, illustrates their origin, and clarifies their relationships with each other and the world from which they emerged.??Frederick E. Greenspahn, Gimelstob Eminent Scholar of... 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$ 182.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Old Testament polemics against other gods, mocking them as powerless images, are often viewed as lacking great theological import. Drawing on Isa: 40?48, Jer. 10, Ps. 135, EpJer and SapSal, this study examines the history of such polemics and shows their connection to the wisdom tradition. The analysis of links between polemics against... more...