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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. King James's Bible

    A Selection, 2nd Edition

    Edited by W. H Stevenson

    Without an understanding of Biblical stories, readers lose out on much of the richness of English literature, as authors from Milton through T.S. Eliot to Jeanette Winterson draw inspiration from Biblical stories in their own writing. This user-friendly annotated selection of key...

    Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus

    Edited by Craig A. Evans

    This Encyclopedia brings together the vast array of historical research into the reality of the man, the teachings, the acts, and the events ascribed to him that have served as the foundational story of one of the world's central religions. This kind of historiography is not biography. The...

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Reading the New Testament

    Contemporary Approaches

    By James G. Crossley

    Series: Reading Religious Texts

    Reading the New Testament offers an exciting and contemporary approach to New Testament Studies, which have changed dramatically in the past thirty years. James Crossley combines an introduction to traditional methods of source, form and social-scientific criticism with postcolonial, gender and...

    Published May 28th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics within a Caribbean Context

    By Oral A. W. Thomas

    Series: BibleWorld

    The Bible is of central importance within Caribbean life but is rarely used as an agent for social change. Caribbean biblical hermeneutics focus more on the meaning of biblical texts for today and less on the context in which the texts themselves were written. 'Biblical Resistance Hermeneutics...

    Published May 1st 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Bible: The Basics

    By John Barton

    Series: The Basics

    The Bible: The Basics is a compelling introduction to the Bible as both a sacred text, central to the faith of millions, and a classic work of Western literature, containing a tapestry of genres, voices, perspectives and images. This masterly guide skilfully addresses both aspects of the Bible’s...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Understanding the Social World of the New Testament

    Edited by Dietmar Neufeld, Richard E. DeMaris

    The New Testament is a book of great significance in Western culture yet is often inaccessible to students because the modern world differs so significantly from the ancient Mediterranean one in which it was written. It is imperative to develop a cross-cultural understanding of the values of the...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge