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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00
This study begins with the analysis of a type of divine appearance in the Old Testament, here called ?human theophany?, in which God is described as having a concrete human form. The book includes a delineation of various types of anthropomorphism (such as God appearing in concrete human form, as opposed to only in dreams), analysis of the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 94.99
Anonymous characters, such as Lot's wife, are common in the Hebrew Bible, appearing in a variety of roles. This book examines whether there is a "poetics of anonymity", if so, what its contours are, and how anonymity affects readers' responses to unnamed characters, particularly female characters. more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 23.00
In a thorough and insightful commentary on Pauls letter to his co-worker Timothy, which the Apostle wrote before and during Neros persecution, Aída Besançon Spencer carefully examines each part of the letter and reveals Pauls rhetorical and stylistic features, as well as placing the letter in the larger biblical, historical,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 54.37
Die Botschaft von Gott als Vater ist ein zentrales Element der Verkündigung Jesu. Sie bestimmt Jesu Verständnis von Gottes Herrschaft und Reich, dessen Anbruch er proklamierte. Vor allem seit den Forschungen des bedeutenden Exegeten Joachim Jeremias (1904?1979) gewann die singuläre, in der jüdischen Gebetsliteratur fehlende Anrede und Bezeichnung Gottes... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2013; US$ 33.00
The process of understanding a text from the narrators point of view is crucial for the tasks of interpreting and translating the Bible. If the translators understanding of a narrative from the narrators point of view is erroneous, then the whole process of translating the message into another language may also fall into error. This... more...
- Crossway 2013; US$ 13.99
Did the writers of Scripture borrow ideas from their cultural neighbors? What is the relationship between the Old Testament and ancient Near Eastern mythology? Currid examines the evidence, arguing that the Old Testament is highly polemical as he stresses differentiation over continuity. more...
- Traugott Bautz 2012; US$ 15.54
Das Alte Testament wird in der Kirche oft recht stiefmütterlich behandelt. Dies ist bei Lichte besehen nicht nachzuvollziehen. Denn es wäre keineswegs eine Übertreibung, das Alte Testament als die für den christlichen Glauben grundlegende Textsammlung zu bezeichnen. Die ersten Christinnen und Christen hatten keine andere Bibel, da es zur Zeit der ersten... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 149.00
Ancient Israelite and Early Jewish Literature offers more than simply an introduction to the Hebrew Bible. Increased interest in Early Judaism as successor to the religion of Ancient Israel and background to the New Testament demands an introduction that guides the reader through the maze of Jewish literature dating from the Hellenistic and Early Roman... more...