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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
This volume contains 24 essays on the history and language of the Old Testament and on the transmission of the Hebrew and Greek texts. In terms of chronology, the essays extend from the mid 2nd millennium BCE (archeology and texts of the Tanakh; religious reforms under Pharaoh Akhenaten), through the period of the Old Kingdom (Saul and... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Old Testament polemics against other gods, mocking them as powerless images, are often viewed as lacking great theological import. Drawing on Isa: 40?48, Jer. 10, Ps. 135, EpJer and SapSal, this study examines the history of such polemics and shows their connection to the wisdom tradition. The analysis of links between polemics against... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The Babylonian exile in 587-539 BCE is frequently presented as the main explanatory factor for the religious and literary developments found in the Hebrew Bible. The sheer number of both ?historical? and narrative exiles confirms that the theme of exile is of great importance in the Hebrew Bible. However, one does not do justice to the topic by restricting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The prophetic books of the Old Testament offer a fascinating collection of oracles, poetic images, and theological ideas. Among the most prominent themes are those of judgment and salvation, especially concerning the fate of Zion. This place, where the people of God dwell, is alternately presented as either the object of divine wrath or the image... more...
- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 69.99
The Fortress Commentary on the Old Testament and Apocrypha presents a balanced synthesis of current scholarship, enabling readers to interpret Scripture for a complex and pluralistic world. The contributors bring a rich diversity of perspectives to the task of connecting solid historical critical analysis of the Scripture with sensitivity to theological,... more...
- 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...
- John Hunt Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
11:11, 555, 222, 333. Have you noticed that repeated digits and number patterns keep appearing in your everyday life? Do you find yourself glancing at the clock at 3:33 or 4:44 and wonder what made you look at that exact time? Some people believe that these numbers are the angels talking to us, but if that is so, what are they trying to tell us?... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2015; US$ 26.00
Theology in Language, Rhetoric, and Beyond' places before a broad audience of students and general readers theological essays on both the Old and New Testaments. Theology is seen to derive from a number of sources: the biblical language, biblical rhetoric and composition, academic disciplines other than philosophy, and above all a careful exegesis... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 23.34
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...