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  • Reading the Old Testament in Antiochby Robert C. Hill

    BRILL 2005; US$ 127.00

    The work examines the approach of the Antioch Fathers to the Old Testament. If they shared an ignorance of the original language with the Fathers generally, their form of the Greek Bible was distinctive, as was their style of commentary and in particular their accent on the factual and historical character of the authors' message. more...

  • The Old Testament in Its Worldby Robert P. Gordon; Johannes C. de Moor

    BRILL 2004; US$ 124.00

    This volume published jointly by scholars from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands and Belgium deals with the relationship between the Old Testament and the cultures surrounding ancient Israel. New parallels are indicated and alleged parallels dismantled, methodical issues are discussed. Essential reading for both Hebraists and Orientalists. more...

  • The Jubilee from Leviticus to Qumranby John Sietze Bergsma

    BRILL 2007; US$ 182.00

    Beginning with the historical origins of the jubilee in ancient Israel, this book traces the reinterpretation of the jubilee through the "Old Testament", "Second Temple" literature", and "Qumran" documents, demonstrating a tendency toward eschatological re-readings with the passage of time. more...

  • Mediating the Divineby Alex P. Jassen

    BRILL 2007; US$ 212.00

    A comprehensive treatment of prophecy and revelation in the Dead Sea Scrolls. This book examines the reconfiguration of biblical prophecy and revelation, the portrait of prophecy at the end of days, and the evidence for ongoing prophetic activity. more...

  • 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$ 126.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • The First Book of Godby Tzemah L. Yoreh

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    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...