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  • The Production of Prophecyby Diana Vikander Edelman; Ehud Ben Zvi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Persian and Hellenistic periods saw the production and use of a variety of authoritative texts in Israel. 'The Production of Prophecy' brings together a range of influential biblical scholars to examine the construction of prophecy and prophetic books during the Persian period. Drawing on methodological and comparative research and studies of particular... more...

  • The Mythic Mindby Nicolas Wyatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Mythic Mind follows the tradition of works which insist on the necessity for a comparative dimension in the study of ancient Israel. The Israelite world-view was essentially a West Semitic world-view in origin, with additional deeply embedded influences from Egypt and Mesopotamia, though it produced its own distinctive character by way of synthesis... 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...

  • Nichts Neues unter der Sonne?by Jens Kotjatko-Reeb; Benjamin Ziemer; Stefan Schorch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Welche Zeitvorstellungen lassen die Schriften des Alten Testaments erkennen? Das ist das Thema dieses Bandes, der Ernst-Joachim Waschke zum 65. Geburtstag gewidmet ist. Zunächst werden die grundsätzlichen Fragen nach Zeitverständnis, Zeitbewusstsein und Zeitbegriffen untersucht, im Anschluss daran die wichtigsten konkreten chronologischen... more...

  • Du sprichst mit mirby Reinhold Ruthe

    'fontis 2014; US$ 15.99

    Wo finden wir in der Hektik und der Betriebsamkeit unseres Alltags Halt, Orientierung, Zuspruch und Gewissheit? Bei wem kommen wir zur Ruhe und können uns von neuem sammeln? Wer schenkt uns Antworten, die wirklich tragen? Reinhold Ruthes Andachtsbuch lädt dazu ein, sich bei der Suche nach Antworten täglich an seinen Schöpfer zu wenden. Denn: Er spricht... more...

  • The Zionist Bibleby Nur Masalha

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Throughout the history of European imperialism the grand narratives of the Bible have been used to justify settler-colonialism. "The Zionist Bible" explores the ways in which modern political Zionism and Israeli militarism have used the Bible - notably the Book of Joshua and its description of the entry of the Israelites into the Promised Land -... more...

  • Sexual Hospitality in the Hebrew Bibleby Thalia Gur-Klein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    A woman's life in the ancient world was constrained by her social and economic status. As a daughter she was firmly under the aegis of her father and brothers, who would later allocate the woman to another man as his wife. The power of fathers and husbands extended to using their wives and daughters as sexual gifts to gain favour. Yet, alongside this,... 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...

  • Theologische Reflexionsgeschichte des Alten Testamentsby Achim Behrens; Werner Klän

    Edition Ruprecht 2014; US$ 64.35

    mit einem Beitrag von Werner Klän Die hermeneutischen, exegetischen und theologischen Studien in diesem Buch sind verbunden durch die Frage, welchen Beitrag die historische Exegese zur Theologie insgesamt leistet. Zugleich wird dabei der theologische Standpunkt des Buchautors und Auslegers exemplarisch ausgewählter alttestamentlicher Texte reflektiert.... more...

  • Changing Perspectives 1by John Van Seters

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The volume brings together forty years of agenda-setting scholarship in Israelite and Judean history. The historical essays gathered here were among the first to raise serious questions about the patriarchal age , the exodus from Egypt and the conquest of Canaan, and the temple of Solomon. The literary essays on the Pentateuch challenged both the classical... more...