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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Galatians

    By Philip F. Esler

    Series: New Testament Readings

    Paul's letter to the Galatians, sometimes known as the Magna Carta of Christian liberty, is central to the understanding of the relation of Paul and the Law and is packed with crucial historical, social and theological material.Philip F. Esler provides a detailed and accessible interpretation of...

    Published July 1st 1998 by Routledge

  9. The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

    By Marc Zvi Brettler

    The Creation of History in Ancient Israel demonstrates how the historian can start to piece together the history of ancient Israel using the Hebrew Bible as a source....

    Published June 24th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Violence, Utopia and the Kingdom of God

    Fantasy and Ideology in the Bible

    Edited by George Aichele, Tina Pippin

    This controversial book explores the presence of the fantastic in Biblical and related texts, and the influence of Biblical traditions on contemporary fantasy writing, cinema, music and art.The contributors apply a variety of critical concepts and methods from the field of fantasy studies,...

    Published June 10th 1998 by Routledge