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  • Biblical ambiguitiesby D.H. Aaron

    BRILL 2001; US$ 60.00

    This volume poses as its central question: when we read a passage in the Hebrew Bible, how do we know whether the passage was meant literally or metaphorically? This study argues that our assumptions as to how language works influences the way we interpret biblical texts. more...

  • Imperialism and Biblical Prophecyby David Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy is a radically new interpretation of prophetic poetry. Using more than thirty new translations from the Hebrew Bible, it shows that this poetry is inseparable from imperialism, that each of the three major waves of biblical prophecy which have survived in the Old Testament occurred in response to simultaneous waves... more...

  • The Biblical View of Manby Leo Adler; Daniel R. Schwartz; Shimon Gesundheit

    Urim Publications 2015; US$ 7.99

    The Biblical View of Man argues cogently that the Bible is more about human beings than about God and insists that, in the biblical view, what human beings need is not so much wisdom or grace but rather their own free will to fulfill the obligations that a loving God has bestowed upon them in order to allow them to prove and improve themselves.... more...

  • The Despoliation of Egyptby Joel S. Allen

    BRILL 2008; US$ 155.00

    This work examines how Jews defended themselves against anti-Jewish slander concerning the biblical despoliation of Egypt. The embarrassment of the episode was later 'healed' through allegory and became a critically important biblical justification for the Christian appropriation of the Greco-Roman cultural heritage. more...

  • The Art of Biblical Narrativeby Robert Alter

    Basic Books 2011; US$ 17.99

    Since it was first published nearly three decades ago, The Art of Biblical Narrative has radically expanded the horizons of biblical scholarship by recasting the Bible as a work of literary art deserving studied criticism. Renowned critic and translator Robert Alter presents the Hebrew Bible as a cohesive literary work, one whose many authors used... more...

  • Exodusby Jan Assmann

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 23.07

    Die Geschichte vom Auszug aus Ägypten ist eine der wirkmächtigsten Erzählungen der Menschheit. Sie steht für die Befreiung aus Sklaverei, aber auch für die Erfindung des Glaubens an den einen Gott. Jan Assmann verfolgt die Spuren der Exodus-Erzählung zurück bis ins Alte Ägypten und nach vorne bis ins 20. Jahrhundert. Er entfaltet eine neue Theorie... more...

  • The Jews and the Bibleby Jean-Christophe Attias

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    Despite its deceptively simple title, this book ponders the thorny issue of the place of the Bible in Jewish religion and culture. By thoroughly examining the complex link that the Jews have formed with the Bible, Jewish scholar Jean-Christophe Attias raises the uncomfortable question of whether it is still relevant for them. Jews and the Bible... more...

  • Fortress Commentary on the Bibleby Margaret Aymer; Cynthia Briggs Kittredge; David A. Sanchez

    Fortress Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    The Fortress Commentary on the New Testament presents a balanced synthesis of current scholarship. The contributors bring a rich diversity of perspectives to the task of connecting solid historical critical analysis of Scripture with sensitivity to theological, cultural, and interpretive issues arising in our encounter with the text. The volume... more...

  • Look and Find Bible: Old Testament Storiesby B&H Editorial Staff; Gill Guile

    B&H Publishing Group 2015; US$ 4.99

    Kids of all ages will delight in exploring God's word and world as they seek out key characters and images on the pages of this full color look-and-learn storybook. Each story is presented with a special fold-out format that includes the Bible Story, list of search and find items, and a two-page illustration. Look & Find Old Testament Stories  includes... more...

  • 'The Unconquered Land' and Other Old Testament Essaysby Ms Margaret Barker; Mr Edward Ball; Margaret Kohl

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    This final book published in the series collects together for the first time in English translation a selection of essays on central themes and texts in Old Testament criticism and exegesis by Rudolf Smend, one of the world's most eminent senior scholars in the field. The essays are marked by penetrating exegetical and critical insight as well... more...