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  1. Jewish and Christian Doctrines

    The Classics Compared

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Jewish and Christian Doctrines presents a concise and lucid introduction to the foundations of Judaism and Christianity. The authors explore key documents ofJudaism and Christianity to elucidate and illuminate the doctrinal issues which the documents raise and to examine the similarities and...

    Published September 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  2. God and the Creative Imagination

    Metaphor, Symbol and Myth in Religion and Theology

    By Paul Avis

    'A mere metaphor', 'only symbolic', 'just a myth' - these tell tale phrases reveal how figurative language has been cheapened and devalued in our modern and postmodern culture. In God and the Creative Imagination, Paul Avis argues the contrary: we see that actually, metaphor, symbol and myth, are...

    Published August 11th 1999 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. The Sound of Liberating Truth

    Buddhist-Christian Dialogues in Honor of Frederick J. Streng

    By Paul Ingram, Sallie B. King

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Offers essays and dialogues by well-known Buddhist and Christian scholars on topics that were of primary interest to Frederick J. Streng, in whose honour the volume was created. Topics include interreligious dialogue, ultimate reality, nature and ecology, social and political issues of liberation,...

    Published July 19th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Ambrose

    Church and Society in the Late Roman World

    By John Moorhead

    Series: The Medieval World

    An account, and assessment, of the career of St Ambrose (339-397), from 374 bishop of Milan and one of the four Doctors of the Christian Church (with Sts. Jerome, Augustine and Gregory the Great). A key figure in the transition of the later Roman Empire into its medieval successor, Western...

    Published June 29th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts

    By John Sawyer

    Series: Religion in the First Christian Centuries

    Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts is the first comprehensive study of the role of languages and texts in the religions of the Greco-Roman world, including Judaism and Christianity.It explores bilingualism, language learning, literacy, book production and translation, as well as some of the more...

    Published May 12th 1999 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Types of Authority in Formative Christianity and Judaism

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Bruce Chilton and Jacob Neusner study the points of comparisons and contrast between formative Christianity and Judaism. By identifying three categories of authority in each of the two religious worlds, they show how they have both worked in compelling or failing to get someone to do a given...

    Published February 17th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Gregory of Nyssa

    By Anthony Meredith

    Series: The Early Church Fathers

    Gregory of Nyssa provides a concise and accessible introduction to the thought of this early church father with new translations of key selections of his writings. Anthony Meredith presents a diverse range of Gregory's writings: his contribution to the debates of the period about the nature of God...

    Published January 27th 1999 by Routledge