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  • The Authors of the Deuteronomistic Historyby Brian Neil Peterson

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    Peterson engages the identities and provenances of the authors of the various ?editions? of the Deteronomistic History. Peterson asks where we might locate a figure with both motive and opportunity to draw up a proto-narrative including elements of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and the first part of 1 Kings. Peterson identifies a particular candidate in... more...

  • 1 Timothyby Aída Besançon Spencer

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 23.00

    In a thorough and insightful commentary on Paul’s letter to his co-worker Timothy, which the Apostle wrote before and during Nero’s persecution, Aída Besançon Spencer carefully examines each part of the letter and reveals Paul’s rhetorical and stylistic features, as well as placing the letter in the larger biblical, historical,... 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...

  • A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bibleby John J. Collins

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    Here the erudition of Collins? renowned Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is combined with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, illuminating vignettes, and bibliographies for further reading. The second edition has been carefully revised to take the latest scholarly developments into account. A... more...

  • Israel and Its Bibleby Ira Sharkansky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Bible's Many Voicesby Michael Carasik

    JPS 2014; US$ 31.95

    The most common English translations of the Bible often sound like a single, somewhat archaic voice. In fact, the Bible is made up of many separate books composed by multiple writers in a wide range of styles and perspectives. It is, as Michael Carasik demonstrates, not a remote text reserved for churches and synagogues but rather a human document... more...

  • Sacred Enigmasby Stephen Geller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Sacred Enigmas assesses the religious and intellectual significance of the Hebrew Bible both as a document of its time and as an important step in the development of thought. It presents the major aspects of biblical religion through detailed literary analyses of key texts, presented in English translation to make them accessible to the general reader... more...

  • Philosophical Interpretations of the Old Testamentby Seizo Sekine; J. Randall Short

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00

    This monograph challenges the extremes of faith-based theological approaches and value-free historical-critical methods by pursuing the middle path of philosophical hermeneutics. Drawing on Eastern and Western philosophy, the author proposes original interpretive solutions to the Akedah, Jeremiah and other biblical texts. Readers will also gain fresh... more...

  • Family and Kinship in the Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literatureby Angelo Passaro

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    This volume discusses various conceptions of family and kinship in the context of deuterocanonical literature. After analyzing the topic family in a narrow sense of the term, the articles investigate general ideas of morality, respect, or love and take a critical look at representations of gender, power, and social norms in Judaism and Early Christianity. more...

  • Der eine Gott Israels und die Mächte der Weltby Otto Kaiser

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 109.44

    Jahwe, der Gott Israels, war von Anfang bis zum Ende seiner sich im Alten Testament spiegelnden Geschichte der einzige Gott seines Volkes. Otto Kaiser verfolgt den Weg des Glaubens an Jahwe als den einzigen Gott Israels von seinen Anfängen bis zu seinem apokalyptischen Ausklang. Er zeigt auf, dass der Glaube Israels an seinen Gott so lebendig war,... more...