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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Production of Prophecy

    Constructing Prophecy and Prophets in Yehud

    By Diana Vikander Edelman, Ehud Ben Zvi

    Series: BibleWorld

    The Persian and Hellenistic periods saw the production and use of a variety of authoritative texts in Israel. 'The Production of Prophecy' brings together a range of influential biblical scholars to examine the construction of prophecy and prophetic books during the Persian period. Drawing on...

    Published September 1st 2009 by Routledge

  6. The City in Biblical Perspective

    By J.W. Rogerson, John Vincent

    Series: Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

    The city is an ambiguous symbol in the Bible. The founder of the first city is the murderer, Cain. The city of Jerusalem is the place chosen by God, yet is also a place of wrong-doing and injustice. Jesus seems to have largely avoided cities except Jerusalem, where he was crucified. 'The City in...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Leo the Great

    By Bronwen Neil

    Series: The Early Church Fathers

    Pope Leo I’s theological and political influence in his own time (440-461) and beyond far outweighs the amount of attention he has received in recent scholarship. That influence extended well beyond Rome to the Christian East through his contribution to preparations for the Council of Chalcedon and...

    Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Dictionary of Biblical Criticism and Interpretation

    By Stanley E. Porter

    Compiling the results from contemporary and exciting areas of research into one single important volume, this book stands ahead of its field in providing a comprehensive one-stop Handbook reference of biblical interpretation. Examining a wide range of articles on many of the recognized...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Secularism and Biblical Studies

    By Roland Boer

    Series: BibleWorld

    What is secular biblical criticism? 'Secularism and Biblical Studies' presents a selection of essays that examine the nature of secular biblical studies and its hermeneutical principles. The essays outline and analyse debates within biblical studies over the issue of secularism and explore the...

    Published May 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Sex Working and the Bible

    By Avaren Ipsen

    Series: BibleWorld

    The Bible contains many stories of prostitution. Feminist and liberation readings of these biblical narratives have often made sex workers invisible. 'Sex Working and the Bible' examines stories of biblical prostitution through the experiences and understanding of sex workers today. The Bible...

    Published April 1st 2009 by Routledge