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  1. 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 27th 2010 by Routledge

  2. King James's Bible

    A Selection, 2nd Edition

    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 June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 24th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Understanding the Social World of the New Testament

    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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 31st 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 May 31st 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge