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  • An Introduction to the Old Testamentby David M. Carr

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2010; US$ 99.95

    This comprehensive, introductory textbook is unique in exploring the emergence of the Hebrew Bible in the broader context of world history. It particularly focuses on the influence of pre-Roman empires, empowering students with a richer understanding of Old Testament historiography. Provides a historical context for students learning about the development... more...

  • L'énigme du bonheurby Bertrand Pinçon

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    This study deals with the question of happiness in the book of Qoheleth, starting with the contemporary debate among modern writers concerning the status of various encouraging statements that emerge out of a general context in which "all is vanity." The first part of this study describes the current position of research, examining the debated... more...

  • Everlasting Dominionby Eugene H. Merrill

    B&H Publishing Group 2006; US$ 39.99

    Taking a high view of Scripture as the inspired, authoritative Word of God, esteemed seminary professor Merrill offers this thoroughly in-depth theology of the Old Testament after decades of study. more...

  • The Stranger in Ancient and Mediaeval Jewish Traditionby Géza G. Xeravits; Jan Du?ek

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    This volume presents selected papers read at the first meeting of the Society for Jewish and Biblical Studies in Central Europe, in Piliscsaba, Hungary, 1?2 February, 2009, but does not publish the proceedings of this meeting (for a clarification see here). The papers investigate various aspects of the concept ?Stranger? in Jewish tradition, from the... more...

  • The First Book of Godby Tzemah L. Yoreh

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 147.00

    The supplementary hypothesis offered in this book suggests that the search for three or four different fragmentary documents in the Pentateuch is erroneous and that the editorial procedure was one of successive additions upon one original text, an organic procedure in a culture where the written word was respected, and revelation revered. The earliest... more...

  • Beginningsby Meir Shalev

    Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00

    The bestselling and prize-winning Israeli author Meir Shalev describes the many "firsts" of the Bible ? the first love and the first death, to the first laugh and the first dream ? providing a fresh, secular and surprising look at the stories we think we know.   The first kiss in the Bible is not a kiss of love. The first love in the Bible is not... more...

  • Biblical Literacyby Joseph Telushkin

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 23.99

    As he did so brilliantly in his bestselling book, jewish literacy,Joseph Teluslikin once again mines a subject of, Jewish history and religion so richly that his book becomes an inspiring companion and a fundamental reference. In Biblical Lileracy, Telushkin turns his attention to the Hebrew Bible (also known as the Old Testament), the most iniluential... more...

  • Reading the Old Testament with the Ancient Church (Evangelical Ressourcement)by Ronald E. Heine

    Baker Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.00

    Examines the role played by the Old Testament in the formation of early Christian thinking. more...

  • The Messenger of the Lord in Early Jewish Interpretations of Genesisby Camilla Hélena von Heijne

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    Texts like Genesis 16, 22 and 31 mention an enigmatic figure, ?the messenger/angel of the Lord?. The identity of God and this angel is merged. The angel is anonymous and speaks with divine authority as if he is God Himself, there being no clear distinction between sender and messenger. The angel accepts being worshipped by men and is acknowledged as... more...

  • Rites and Rankby Saul M. Olyan

    Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 65.00

    Good and evil, clean and unclean, rich and poor, self and other. The nature and function of such binary oppositions have long intrigued scholars in such fields as philosophy, linguistics, classics, and anthropology. From the opening chapters of Genesis, in which God separates day from night, and Adam and Eve partake of the tree of the knowledge of... more...