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  • War in the Hebrew Bibleby Susan Niditch

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 42.00

    Dealing with a wide spectrum of war ideologies in the Hebrew Bible, this study seeks to discover why and how these views might have made sense to biblical writers. It challenges the stereotype of the "violent" Old Testament. more...

  • The Despoliation of Egyptby Joel S. Allen

    BRILL 2008; US$ 155.00

    This work examines how Jews defended themselves against anti-Jewish slander concerning the biblical despoliation of Egypt. The embarrassment of the episode was later 'healed' through allegory and became a critically important biblical justification for the Christian appropriation of the Greco-Roman cultural heritage. more...

  • The Jubilee from Leviticus to Qumranby John Bergsma

    BRILL 2006; US$ 182.00

    Beginning with the historical origins of the jubilee in ancient Israel, this book traces the reinterpretation of the jubilee through the Old Testament, Second Temple literature, and Qumran documents, demonstrating a tendency toward eschatological re-readings with the passage of time. more...

  • Mediating the Divineby Alex Jassen

    BRILL 2007; US$ 212.00

    This book is a comprehensive treatment of prophecy and revelation in the Dead Sea Scrolls. It examines the reconfiguration of biblical prophecy and revelation, the portrait of prophecy at the end of days, and the evidence for ongoing prophetic activity. more...

  • An Introduction to the Old Testamentby David M. Carr

    Wiley 2010; US$ 115.95 US$ 104.36

    This comprehensive, introductory textbook is unique in exploring the emergence of the Hebrew Bible in the broader context of world history. It particularly focuses on the influence of pre-Roman empires, empowering students with a richer understanding of Old Testament historiography. Provides a historical context for students learning about the... more...

  • L'énigme du bonheurby Bertrand Pinçon

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    This study deals with the question of happiness in the book of Qoheleth, starting with the contemporary debate among modern writers concerning the status of various encouraging statements that emerge out of a general context in which "all is vanity." The first part of this study describes the current position of research, examining the debated... more...

  • Everlasting Dominionby Eugene H. Merrill

    B&H Publishing Group 2006; US$ 39.99

    Taking a high view of Scripture as the inspired, authoritative Word of God, esteemed seminary professor Merrill offers this thoroughly in-depth theology of the Old Testament after decades of study. more...

  • The Stranger in Ancient and Mediaeval Jewish Traditionby Géza G. Xeravits; Jan Dušek

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 140.00

    Die Reihe Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies (DCLS) widmet sich vornehmlich der Erforschung der Bücher der griechischen Bibel (Septuaginta), die nicht im hebräischen Kanon enthalten sind, sowie der zwischentestamentlichen und der frühen jüdischen Literatur aus der Zeit vom 3. Jahrhundert v.Chr. bis zum 2. Jahrhundert n.Chr.... more...

  • Biblical Literacyby Joseph Telushkin

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 17.99

    As he did so brilliantly in his bestselling book, jewish literacy,Joseph Teluslikin once again mines a subject of, Jewish history and religion so richly that his book becomes an inspiring companion and a fundamental reference. In Biblical Lileracy, Telushkin turns his attention to the Hebrew Bible (also known as the Old Testament), the most iniluential... more...

  • Beginningsby Meir Shalev

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 25.00

    The bestselling and prize-winning Israeli author Meir Shalev describes the many "firsts" of the Bible – the first love and the first death, to the first laugh and the first dream – providing a fresh, secular and surprising look at the stories we think we know.   The first kiss in the Bible is not a kiss of love. The first love in the Bible is not... more...