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  1. Theologies of Creation

    Creatio Ex Nihilo and Its New Rivals

    Edited by Thomas Jay Oord

    Humans have long wondered about the origin of the universe. And such questions are especially alive today as physicists offer metaphysical theories to account for the emergence of creation. Theists have attributed the universe’s origin to divine activity, and many have said God created something...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Representing Zion

    Judgement and Salvation in the Old Testament

    By Frederik Poulsen

    Series: Copenhagen International Seminar

    The prophetic books of the Old Testament offer a fascinating collection of oracles, poetic images, and theological ideas. Among the most prominent themes are those of judgment and salvation, especially concerning the fate of Zion. This place, where the people of God dwell, is alternately presented...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2014 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Ancient Near East: The Basics

    By Daniel C. Snell

    Series: The Basics

    Ancient Near East: The Basics surveys the history of the ancient Middle East from the invention of writing to Alexander the Great’s conquest. The book introduces both the physical and intellectual environment of those times, the struggles of state-building and empire construction, and the dissent...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy

    750-500 BCE

    By David Aberbach

    Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy is a radically new interpretation of prophetic poetry. Using more than thirty new translations from the Hebrew Bible, it shows that this poetry is inseparable from imperialism, that each of the three major waves of biblical prophecy which have survived in the Old...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Who's Who in the Old Testament

    2nd Edition

    By Joan Comay

    Who's Who in the Old Testament brings vividly to life the thousands of characters in the Old Testament, and provides:* nearly 3000 extensive entries covering every character* detailed biographical information on each character, including exactly where to find them in the Bible* the complete...

    Published October 3rd 2001 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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