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Hermeneutics

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  • Joel’s Use of Scripture and the Scripture’s Use of Joelby John Strazicich

    BRILL 2007; US$ 179.00

    This work focuses on the appropriation and resignification of scripture in Joel and its NT Nachleben, where Israel’s literature functions as an authoritative medium of refraction. The purpose is to recover the canon’s unrecorded hermeneutics at the intersection of both diachronic and synchronic textual surfaces. more...

  • Gadamer and the Legacy of German Idealismby Kristin Gjesdal

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 29.00

    This study provides an illuminating assessment of both the merits and the limitations of Hans-Georg Gadamer's philosophical thought. more...

  • Because You Bear This Nameby Bonnie G. Howe

    BRILL 2006; US$ 206.00

    This study uses conceptual metaphor theory and methodology to analyze the cultural logic and symbolic context, moral content and ethical implications of 1 Peter. Conceptual metaphor study helps explain how people generate ethical understandings; it can help us recognize and account for lively moral discourse between the NT and contemporary readers. more...

  • Homeland and Exileby Gershon Galil; Markham J. Geller; Alan Millard

    BRILL 2009; US$ 262.00

    This volume is a tribute to B. Oded's career, and it points to the span of his research. It's thirty contributions deal with a wide range of topics, focusing on the Assyrian Empire, as well as on the Hebrew Bible. more...

  • Recognizing the Strangerby Kasper Bro Larsen

    BRILL 2008; US$ 147.00

    Recognizing the Stranger is the first monographic study of recognition type-scenes and motifs (anagn?risis) in the Gospel of John. The book shows how the Gospel employs and transforms contemporary genre conventions in its portrait of Jesus as the divine stranger. more...

  • Mark at the Thresholdby Geoff R. Webb

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    Drawing on the popular literature of the ancient world, this book offers a fresh look at issues surrounding Markan characterisation, and also calls for scholars to think more openly and flexibly about Markan genre. more...

  • Scriptural Exegesisby Deborah A. Green; Laura S. Lieber

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 139.99

    Scriptural Exegesis gathers an international community of scholars to consider the history of biblical interpretation and to question how exegesis shapes spiritual and cultural creativity in the light of Michael Fishbane's groundbreaking work. Eighteen chapters chart approaches to scriptural texts from ancient to modern times. more...

  • What is Contextual Bible Study?by John Riches

    SPCK 2010; US$ 15.99

    Contextual Bible Study (CBS) is an exciting approach to group Bible study that encourages people of all ages and all walks of life to read the Bible together and to allow it to shape their understanding of the burning issues of the day. It is a way of reading that both established Christians and those new to the Bible find insightful, empowering, even... more...

  • Johnby Warren Carter

    Baker Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.00

    In this accessible introduction to the Fourth Gospel, Warren Carter surveys the central issues and engages with narrative and historical approaches. more...

  • Opening the Gates of Interpretationby Mordechai Z. Cohen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 243.00

    This study highlights the contributions of the great philosopher-talmudist Moses Maimonides to the rationalist, “plain sense” (peshat) tradition of Jewish Bible exegesis, assessing his place in the Geonic-Andalusian school and showing how he harnessed Greco-Arabic learning to open new hermeneutical possibilities. more...