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  1. The Love of David and Jonathan

    Ideology, Text, Reception

    By James E. Harding

    Series: BibleWorld

    Were David and Jonathan 'gay' lovers? This very modern question lies behind the recent explosion of studies of the David and Jonathan narrative. Interpreters differ in their assessment of whether 1 and 2 Samuel offer a positive portrayal of a homosexual relationship. Beneath the conflict of...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Shakespeare, the Bible, and the Form of the Book

    Contested Scriptures

    Edited by Travis DeCook, Alan Galey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Why do Shakespeare and the English Bible seem to have an inherent relationship with each other? How have these two monumental traditions in the history of the book functioned as mutually reinforcing sources of cultural authority? How do material books and related reading practices serve as specific...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Christianity: The Basics

    By Bruce Chilton

    Series: The Basics

    Christianity: The Basics is a compelling introduction to both the central pillars of the Christian faith and the rich and varied history of this most global of global religions. This book traces the development of Christianity through an exploration of some of the key beliefs, practices and...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sacred Enigmas

    Literary Religion in the Hebrew Bible

    By Stephen Geller

    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...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge Revivals)

    Biblical Typology in Victorian Literature, Art and Thought

    By George P. Landow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The importance of typology in the study of early modern literature has long been accepted, yet students of Victorian culture have paid little attention to it. First published in 1980, this study demonstrates how biblical typology, an apparently arcane interpretative mode, had profound effects on...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Zionism and the State of Israel

    A Moral Inquiry

    By The Rev Dr Michael Prior Cm, Michael Prior

    Zionism and the State of Israel provides a topical and controversial analysis of the development of Zionism and the recent history and politics of Israel.This thought-provoking study examines the ways in which the Bible has been used to legitimize the implementation of the ideological and political...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Bible and Hellenism

    Greek Influence on Jewish and Early Christian Literature

    Edited by Thomas L. Thompson, Philippe Wajdenbaum

    Series: Copenhagen International Seminar

    Did the Bible only take its definitive form after Alexander conquered the Near East, after the Hellenisation of the Samaritans and Jews, and after the founding of the great library of Alexandria? The Bible and Hellenism takes up one of the most pressing and controversial questions of Bible Studies...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions

    By Emran El-Badawi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    This book is a study of related passages found in the Arabic Qur’an and the Aramaic Gospels, i.e. the Gospels preserved in the Syriac and Christian Palestinian Aramaic dialects. It builds upon the work of traditional Muslim scholars, including al-Biqa‘i (d. ca. 808/1460) and al-Suyu?i (d. 911/1505)...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Rebellion of Absalom

    By Keith Bodner

    With extraordinary range and literary energy, the story of Absalom’s rebellion in 2 Samuel ranks as the most elaborate and extensively narrated internal political event in the Hebrew Bible, complete with a host of scandalous and sordid events: illicit sex, murder, cover-up, petty crime, to name a...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Fundamentalism and the Bible

    By H A Harris

    This volume shows that the Bible does not support biblical fundamentalism. Biblical fundamentalists regard themselves as 'Bible Christians', but they ask the Bible to be things that it is not. Some call it the 'cornerstone' or 'foundation' of our faith; terms which scripture itself reserves for...

    Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge