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  1. Holiness

    Rabbinic Judaism in the Graeco-Roman World

    By Hannah K. Harrington

    Series: Religion in the First Christian Centuries

    In this in-depth exploration of holiness in the context of rabbinic Judaism, Hannah K. Harrington places the rabbinic concept of holiness alongside other notions of the sacred in the Graeco-Roman world. Holistic and yet detailed, this volume provides a much-needed comparative view of this subject...

    Published June 6th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Genesis

    Procreation and the Politics of Identity

    By Mark G. Brett

    Series: Old Testament Readings

    Combining insights from social and literary theory as well as traditional historical studies, Mark Brett argues that the first book of the Bible can be read as resistance literature.Placing the theological text firmly within its socio-political context, he shows that the editors of Genesis were...

    Published July 19th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Archaeology and the Bible

    By John Laughlin

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    This book challenges readers to consider whether archaeology explains the Bible.Archaeology and the Bible examines new developments in archaeological finds in the Near East, particularly Palestine, that are related to the Bible. New methodologies, regional surveys and creative syntheses have all...

    Published October 27th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Knockin' on Heaven's Door

    The Bible and Popular Culture

    By Roland Boer

    Series: Biblical Limits

    Knockin' On Heaven's Door offers a critically sophisticated and truly interdisciplinary analysis of the relationship between biblical studies and contemporary culture.Specific biblical texts are examined in the light of cultural criticism and areas of popular culture including pornography, heavy...

    Published August 11th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Psalms

    By Alastair G. Hunter

    Series: Old Testament Readings

    Psalms examines the nature of the Psalms as a text in English, dealing specifically with the problem of translation and various aspects of the 'techniques' on reading, with relation to traditional approaches within Biblical studies and contemporary literary theory. Alastair Hunter also outlines a...

    Published July 21st 1999 by Routledge

  6. James

    By Richard Bauckham

    Series: New Testament Readings

    Richard Bauckham explores the historical and literary contexts of the Epistle of James, discussing the significance of James as the brother of Jesus and leader of the early Jerusalem church. He gives special attention to the aphorisms which encapsulate James' wisdom, and to the way that James'...

    Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge

  7. Apocalyptic Bodies

    The Biblical End of the World in Text and Image

    By Tina Pippin

    Apocalyptic Bodies traces the biblical notions of the end of the world as represented in ancient and modern texts, art, music and popular culture, for example the paintings of Bosch. Tina Pippin addresses the question of how far we, in the late twentieth century, are capable of reading and...

    Published April 14th 1999 by Routledge

  8. The Personal Voice in Biblical Interpretation

    Edited by Ingrid Rosa Kitzberger

    Reading and interpreting the Bible, whether as an 'ordinary' or critical reader, has always been strongly influenced by a person's own experience.They demonstrate the variety of ways in which the Bible can have meaning for different people. The contributors offer challenging new perspectives on the...

    Published November 11th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Origen

    By Joseph W. Trigg

    Series: The Early Church Fathers

    Origen was the most influential Christian theologian before Augustine, the founder of Biblical study as a serious discipline in the Christian tradition, and a figure with immense influence on the development of Christian spirituality.This volume presents a comprehensive and accessible insight into...

    Published August 26th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Ezra-Nehemiah

    By Lester L. Grabbe

    Series: Old Testament Readings

    In this provocative study, Lester Grabbe presents a unique approach to Ezra-Nehemiah with the combination of a literary and historical approach. Lester Grabbe challenges commonly held assumptions about Joshua and Zerubbabel, the initial resettlement of land after the exile, the figure of Ezra and...

    Published July 8th 1998 by Routledge