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  • Divine Substitutionby Stephen L. Ph.D. Herring

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 34.21

    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...

  • God?s Word Omittedby Juha Pakkala

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 49.52

    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...

  • The Bible's Many Voicesby Michael Carasik

    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...

  • The Authors of the Deuteronomistic Historyby Brian Neil Peterson

    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...

  • Introduction to the Hebrew Bibleby John J. Collins

    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...

  • A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bibleby John J. Collins

    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...

  • Nichts Neues unter der Sonne?by Jens Kotjatko-Reeb; Benjamin Ziemer; Stefan Schorch

    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...

  • Theologische Reflexionsgeschichte des Alten Testamentsby Achim Behrens; Werner Klän

    Edition Ruprecht 2014; US$ 55.83

    mit einem Beitrag von Werner Klän Die hermeneutischen, exegetischen und theologischen Studien in diesem Buch sind verbunden durch die Frage, welchen Beitrag die historische Exegese zur Theologie insgesamt leistet. Zugleich wird dabei der theologische Standpunkt des Buchautors und Auslegers exemplarisch ausgewählter alttestamentlicher Texte reflektiert.... more...

  • The Fantastic in Religious Narrative from Exodus to Elishaby Laura Feldt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    'The Fantastic in Religious Narrative from Exodus to Elisha' examines the astonishing array of marvels, monsters, and magic depicted in the Hebrew Bible. These stories - with the Exodus narrative at their centre - offer ambiguity and uncertainty, encouraging reflection and doubt as much as belief and meaningfulness. Aiming to discover - rather than... more...

  • Du sprichst mit mirby Reinhold Ruthe

    '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...