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New and Published Books

  1. Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Written in the Cosmos

    By Richard Rader

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre’s insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerned with the ethical ramifications of...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity

    By John Moorhead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in the period of late antiquity. Rather than being viewed within a paradigm of the fall of the Roman Empire, these centuries have come to be seen as a time of immense creativity and significance in western history. Popes and the Church...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    By Richard C. Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts: Volume 2

    By Ian Young, Robert Rezetko, Martin Ehrensvärd

    Series: BibleWorld

    Since the beginning of critical scholarship biblical texts have been dated using linguistic evidence. Until now there has been no introduction to and comprehensive overview of the field. Volume 2 of Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts contains an extensive overview of dates attributed to different...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Hellenism and Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, this title examines the relationship between what the author labels the ‘rationalist’ element in Western culture on the one hand, derived from the ancient Greeks, and Christianity, on the other. Bevan contends that these two traditions are distinct, but not mutually...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mark and its Subalterns

    A Hermeneutical Paradigm for a Postcolonial Context

    By David Joy

    Series: BibleWorld

    This book offers a fresh appraisal of the identity and involvement of the subalterns in Mark, arguing that the presence of the subalterns in Mark is a possible hermeneutical tool for re-reading the Bible in a postcolonial context like India. Part I paves the way for a creative discussion on Mark...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Queer Theory and the Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible

    By Stuart Macwilliam

    Series: BibleWorld

    The Hebrew Bible offers a metaphor of marriage that portrays men and women as complementary, each with their distinct and 'natural' roles. Queer Theory and the Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible draws on contemporary scholarship to critique this hetero-normativity. The book examines...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Early Christian Historiography

    Narratives of Retribution

    By G. W. Trompf

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts: Volume 1

    An Introduction to Approaches and Problems

    By Ian Young, Robert Rezetko

    Series: BibleWorld

    Since the beginning of critical scholarship biblical texts have been dated using linguistic evidence. Until now there has been no introduction to and comprehensive overview of the field. Volume 1 introduces the linguistic dating of biblical texts. The book examines the principles and methodology...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Changing Perspectives 1

    Studies in the History, Literature and Religion of Biblical Israel

    By John Van Seters

    Series: Copenhagen International Seminar

    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...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge