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  1. Who's Who in the New Testament

    2nd Edition

    By Canon Ronald Brownrigg, Ronald Brownrigg

    Who's Who in The New Testament is the most complete and detailed reference book of its kind. Paying close attention to the places linked with the major events of Jesus's life, it provides:* over 300 extensive entries covering every major character* detailed biographical information on each...

    Published September 26th 2001 by Routledge

  2. The Book of Judges

    By Marc Zvi Brettler

    Series: Old Testament Readings

    The Book of Judges has typically been treated either as a historical account of the conquest of Israel and the rise of the monarch, or as an ancient Israelite work of literary fiction. In this new approach, Brettler contends that Judges is essentially a political tract, which argues for the...

    Published August 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  3. Peake's Commentary on the Bible

    Edited by M. Black, H.H. Rowley

    Now available in paperback, this classic commentary, drawing on the expertise of over sixty scholars, gives students of the Bible a thorough grounding in the origin and meaning of all the books of the Bible.Special attention is given to how the teaching of Scripture has been affected by archaeology...

    Published June 27th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Holiness

    Rabbinic Judaism in the Graeco-Roman World

    By Hannah K. Harrington

    Series: Religion in the First Christian Centuries

    In this in-depth exploration of holiness in the context of rabbinic Judaism, Hannah K. Harrington places the rabbinic concept of holiness alongside other notions of the sacred in the Graeco-Roman world. Holistic and yet detailed, this volume provides a much-needed comparative view of this subject...

    Published June 6th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Genesis

    Procreation and the Politics of Identity

    By Mark G. Brett

    Series: Old Testament Readings

    Combining insights from social and literary theory as well as traditional historical studies, Mark Brett argues that the first book of the Bible can be read as resistance literature.Placing the theological text firmly within its socio-political context, he shows that the editors of Genesis were...

    Published July 19th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Archaeology and the Bible

    By John Laughlin

    Series: Approaching the Ancient World

    This book challenges readers to consider whether archaeology explains the Bible.Archaeology and the Bible examines new developments in archaeological finds in the Near East, particularly Palestine, that are related to the Bible. New methodologies, regional surveys and creative syntheses have all...

    Published October 27th 1999 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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