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  • The Text of the Hebrew Bibleby Elvira Martín-Contreras; Lorena Miralles-Maciá

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 81.29

    This book aims to open up the discussion and research of the up to now unstudied period of the History of the Hebrew Bible text: the period from the apparent stabilization of the Hebrew biblical text until the standardization that is reflected in the manuscripts of biblical text, those including the Masorah (c. 2nd ? 9th centuries A.D.). What took... 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...

  • Politics in the Hebrew Bibleby Matthew B. Schwartz; Kalman J. Kaplan

    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...

  • Hebrew Bible / Old Testament. I: From the Beginnings to the Middle Ages (Until 1300). Part 2: The Middle Agesby Magne Sæbø

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2000; US$ 108.39

    24 scholars ? Jewish, Protestant, Roman Catholic ? from North America, Israel, and various European countries, contribute to this rich volume on medieval interpretation and exegesis of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (5th through 12th centuries). Geographically, they cover most of the world as it was known in these times: from Syria to Spain, from Rome... 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...

  • The concept of time in the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrollsby G. Brin

    BRILL 2001; US$ 211.00

    This work examines the approach to time in ancient Hebrew literature, beginning with the Bible and concluding with the first century CE, the latest possible time frame for the Scrolls. The volume discusses issues of terminology, substance and ideology. more...

  • Sparks of the logosby D. Boyarin

    BRILL 2003; US$ 158.00

    This work covers the typological relation of rabbinic Judaism to Christianity, and provides a re-examination, by going back to the roots, of a rabbinic Judaism that would not manifest some of the deleterious social ideologies and practices that modern orthodox Judaism generally does. more...

  • The idea of biblical interpretationby H. Najman; J.H. Newman

    BRILL 2004; US$ 248.00

    Biblical and literary scholars explore themes central to the work of Kugel (classical and modern Jewish and Hebrew literature, Harvard U. and Bible, Bar Ilan U., Israel), who enlarged the field of biblical studies from a narrow focus on the origins and prehistory of the biblical texts to encompass the emergence of Scripture and its role in shaping more...

  • "Why Ask My Name?"by Adele Reinhartz

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 94.99

    Anonymous characters, such as Lot's wife, are common in the Hebrew Bible, appearing in a variety of roles. This book examines whether there is a "poetics of anonymity", if so, what its contours are, and how anonymity affects readers' responses to unnamed characters, particularly female characters. more...

  • Pseudo-Philoby Frederick J. Murphy

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 119.99

    This is a systematic literary treatment of Pseudo-Philo DS, which is a reinterpretation of the Hebrew Bible by a Palestinian Jew of the 1st century AD, and an important source of information about Jews of that period. The volume includes a concordance of the original Latin text. more...