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  1. Jonah's World

    Social Science and the Reading of Prophetic Story

    By Lowell K. Handy

    Series: BibleWorld

    The story of Jonah, often read as a simple children's story, is a multifaceted and elaborate narrative with serious intent. Treating the biblical book as a fictitious story based on real locations and recognizable persons, 'Jonah's World' examines the background to the story and draws on social...

    Published January 9th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Symposia

    Dialogues Concerning the History of Biblical Interpretation

    By Roland Boer

    Series: BibleWorld

    'Symposia' illuminates the central issues and concerns of biblical studies by presenting a series of stories. The model for the stories is the ancient Greek idea of the symposium, a 'sitting down together for the purpose of drinking'. In Plato's writings, the symposium becomes a genre of writing...

    Published June 4th 2007 by Routledge

  3. According to the Scriptures?

    The Challenge of Using the Bible in Social, Moral, and Political Questions

    By J. W. Rogerson

    Series: Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

    At different times in history, churches have changed their understanding of how biblical commandments should be interpreted and applied. 'According to the Scriptures?' traces the history of the use of the Bible from New Testament invocations of the Old Testament to today. The book opens by...

    Published December 14th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Many Deaths of Judas Iscariot

    A Meditation on Suicide

    By Aaron Maurice Saari

    In this bold, captivating and controversial book, the author combines his own intensely moving personal accounts with incisive scriptural analysis, and challenges the reader to reassess what they think they know about Judas Iscariot and suicide. Drawing on the memory of his own brother’s action...

    Published May 24th 2006 by Routledge

  5. History, Literature and Theology in the Book of Chronicles

    By Ehud Ben Zvi

    Series: BibleWorld

    History, Literature and Theology in the Book of Chronicles presents a new way of approaching this key biblical text, arguing that the Book employs both multiple viewpoints and the knowledge of the past held by its intended readership to reshape social memory and reinforce the authority of God. The...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Fifty Major Cities of the Bible

    By John Laughlin

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    From the ruins of the ancient seaside city of Acco, to the small but archaeologically important town of Yokneam, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible provides readers with a comprehensive guide to the ancient cities that played a vital role in the world from which the Bible originated. Not only covering...

    Published December 8th 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Bible in Western Culture

    The Student's Guide

    By Dee Dyas, Esther Hughes

    The influence of the Bible in Western culture is immeasurable, but these days few of us know much about it. Presenting concise and accessible introductions to the Bible's most important characters, stories and themes, this text encourages better understanding, study and analysis of the Christian...

    Published June 13th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Yours Faithfully

    Virtual Letters from the Bible

    By Philip R. Davies

    Series: BibleWorld

    'Yours Faithfully' presents an anthology of virtual letters from the Bible, in which leading scholars imagine correspondence between biblical characters. Each letter conveys the insights that a given character might have and, together, the letters provide a rich sense of the concerns which propel...

    Published October 31st 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Early Christian World

    Edited by Philip F. Esler

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    Early Christian World presents an exhaustive, erudite and lavishly illustrated treatment of how the small movement which formed around Jesus in Galilee became the pre-eminent religion of the ancient world. The work begins by firmly situating early Christianity within its Mediterranean social,...

    Published July 28th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Biblical World

    Edited by John Barton

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The Biblical World is a comprehensive guide to the contents, historical settings and social context of the Bible. It presents the fruits of years of specialist study in an accessible form, and is essential reading for anyone who reads the Bible and would like to know more about how and why it came...

    Published July 28th 2004 by Routledge