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  1. Christology and Whiteness

    What Would Jesus Do?

    Edited by George Yancy

    This book explores Christology through the lens of whiteness, addressing whiteness as a site of privilege and power within the specific context of Christology. It asks whether or not Jesus’ life and work offers theological, religious and ethical resources that can address the question of...

    Published July 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Land, Credit and Crisis

    Agrarian Finance in the Hebrew Bible

    By Philippe Guillaume

    Series: BibleWorld

    Land, Credit and Crisis presents a new understanding of the financial culture of the Bible. Biblical Palestine was characterized by an over-abundance of arable land combined with a chronic lack of manpower and agricultural credit - circumstances which lead to much prophetic fulminating against...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Animal Ethics and Theology

    The Lens of the Good Samaritan

    By Daniel Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In this book, Daniel K. Miller articulates a new vision of human and animal relationships based on the foundational love ethic within Christianity. Framed around Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan, Animal Ethics and Theology thoughtfully examines the shortcomings of utilitarian and rights-based...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy

    750-500 BCE

    By David Aberbach

    Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy is a radically new interpretation of prophetic poetry. Using more than thirty new translations from the Hebrew Bible, it shows that this poetry is inseparable from imperialism, that each of the three major waves of biblical prophecy which have survived in the Old...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Opening the Books of Moses

    By Diana V. Edelman, Philip R. Davies, Christophe Nihan, Thomas Romer

    Series: BibleWorld

    Opening the Books of Moses presents an introduction to the first five books of the Bible. It is written for any student engaged in the scholarly study of these most central of biblical texts. The aim throughout is to examine the books with a view to illuminating the ideas, beliefs and experiences...

    Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Bible and American Culture

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Claudia Setzer, David Shefferman

    From political speeches to pop songs, the biblical presence in American culture is hard to ignore. This sourcebook gathers and contextualizes a remarkable series of primary texts to illuminate the varied uses of the Bible in American life. Topics covered include the publication and distribution of...

    Published May 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Bible and Justice

    Ancient Texts, Modern Challenges

    By Matthew J. M. Coomber

    Series: BibleWorld

    The Bible contains a variety of passages that defend the poor and champion the cause of the oppressed, but are these ancient texts able to find a voice in confronting injustice in the modern world? 'Bible and Justice' examines the ways in which the Bible can speak to contemporary poverty,...

    Published December 17th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Judaism, Jewish Identities and the Gospel Tradition

    Essays in Honour of Maurice Casey

    Edited by James G. Crossley

    Series: BibleWorld

    Contemporary Gospel studies have recently taken increasing interest in the Jewish context of Jesus and the gospels. Judaism, Jewish Identities and the Gospel Tradition offers an overview of the ways in which Judaism is used in the canonical gospels and how this relates to the idea of a 'Jewish...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Justice

    The Biblical Challenge

    By Walter J. Houston

    Series: Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

    What does the Bible have to say about justice, and what relevance has this for people, particularly Christians, today? 'Justice: The Biblical Challenge' offers readers a balanced assessment of the biblical treatment of justice and what we might learn from this. The book opens with a brief overview...

    Published September 28th 2010 by Routledge