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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 39 new and published books in the subject of Biblical Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Sacred Enigmas

    Literary Religion in the Hebrew Bible

    By Stephen Geller

    Sacred Enigmas assesses the religious and intellectual significance of the Hebrew Bible both as a document of its time and as an important step in the development of thought. It presents the major aspects of biblical religion through detailed literary analyses of key texts, presented in English...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge Revivals)

    Biblical Typology in Victorian Literature, Art and Thought

    By George P. Landow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The importance of typology in the study of early modern literature has long been accepted, yet students of Victorian culture have paid little attention to it. First published in 1980, this study demonstrates how biblical typology, an apparently arcane interpretative mode, had profound effects on...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions

    By Emran El-Badawi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    This book is a study of related passages found in the Arabic Qur’an and the Aramaic Gospels, i.e. the Gospels preserved in the Syriac and Christian Palestinian Aramaic dialects. It builds upon the work of traditional Muslim scholars, including al-Biqa‘i (d. ca. 808/1460) and al-Suyu?i (d. 911/1505)...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Rebellion of Absalom

    By Keith Bodner

    With extraordinary range and literary energy, the story of Absalom’s rebellion in 2 Samuel ranks as the most elaborate and extensively narrated internal political event in the Hebrew Bible, complete with a host of scandalous and sordid events: illicit sex, murder, cover-up, petty crime, to name a...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Literature and the Bible

    A Reader

    Edited by Jo Carruthers, Mark Knight, Andrew Tate

    Series: Routledge Literature Readers

    This book traces the emergence and development of Literature and the Bible as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent criticism that explores new directions. The Western literary tradition has a long and complex relationship with the Jewish and Christian...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ethics and the Golden Rule

    By Harry J. Gensler

    It is commonly accepted that the golden rule—most often formulated as "do unto others as you would have them do unto you"—is a unifying element between many diverse religious traditions, both Eastern and Western. Its influence also extends beyond such traditions, since many non-religious...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films

    Edited by Adele Reinhartz

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Movies which have drawn inspiration from the Bible, either directly or indirectly, have been extremely popular since the earliest days of cinema. Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films introduces a wide range of those movies, which are among the most important, critically-acclaimed and highest-grossing...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Bible and Justice

    Ancient Texts, Modern Challenges

    By Matthew J. M. Coomber

    Series: BibleWorld

    The Bible contains a variety of passages that defend the poor and champion the cause of the oppressed, but are these ancient texts able to find a voice in confronting injustice in the modern world? 'Bible and Justice' examines the ways in which the Bible can speak to contemporary poverty,...

    Published December 17th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 1st 2010 by Routledge