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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Bible Says So!

    From Simple Answers to Insightful Understanding

    By Edwin D. Freed, Jane F. Roberts

    Series: BibleWorld

    Is it possible to apply teachings from the Bible to our world today, given the vast differences between biblical times and ours? Biblical passages are often taken out of context and interpreted to support a particular viewpoint or justify a particular action. 'The Bible Says So!' examines the...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Redrawing the Boundaries

    The Date of Early Christian Literature

    By J. V. M. Sturdy

    Edited by Jonathan Knight

    Series: BibleWorld

    Was the New Testament written in the early first century CE or at a much later date? Sturdy's work was conceived as a reply to John Robinson's Reading the New Testament, which dated the New Testament material very early. Sturdy argued that the Pauline letters are in places interpolated, Colossians,...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. O Mother, Where Art Thou?

    An Irigarayan Reading of the Book of Chronicles

    By Julie Kelso

    According to Kelso, the Book of Chronicles silences women in specific ways, most radically through their association with maternity. Drawing on the work of two feminist philosophers, Luce Irigaray and Michelle Boulous Walker, she argues that we may discern two principal strategies of silencing...

    Published March 25th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The New Testament in its Ritual World

    By Richard E. DeMaris

    What was life like among the first Christians? For the last thirty years, scholars have explored the historical and social contexts of the New Testament in order to sharpen their understanding of the text itself. This interest has led scholars to focus more and more on the social features of early...

    Published March 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 5th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2006 by Routledge