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Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

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Release date: 
April 1, 2017

Here an international team of scholars draws out the implications of the newest scholarship on the nature of apocalypticism for the variety of New Testament writings. Each ...

Celene Lillie (Author)
Release date: 
March 1, 2017

In this surprising work, Celene Lillie examines core passages from three texts from Nag Hammadi, On the Origin of the WorldThe Reality of the Rulers, and the Secret Revelation of John, in which Eve is portrayed as having been humiliated by the cosmic powers, yet experiencing restoration. 

Release date: 
March 1, 2017

This textbook introduces students to the contents of the Torah and orients them to the key interpretive questions and methods shaping contemporary scholarship, inviting readers into the work of interpretation today. Pedagogical features include images, maps, timelines, reading lists, and a glossary.

Alice Connor (Author)
Release date: 
February 1, 2017

Women in the Bible aren't shy or retiring; they're fierce and funny and demanding and relevant to 21st-century people.

Women in the Bible—some of their ...

Release date: 
February 1, 2017

Reading the Book of Isaiah in its original context is the crucial prerequisite for reading its citation and use in later interpretation, including the New Testament writings, argues Ben Witherington III. 

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September 1, 2016

This concise commentary on the Prophets, excerpted from the Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The Old Testament and Apocrypha, engages readers in the work of biblical interpretation. Contributors from a rich diversity of perspectives connect historical-critical analysis with sensitivity to current theological, cultural, and interpretive issues. 

Each chapter (Isaiah through Malachi) includes an introduction and commentary based on three lenses: ancient context, the interpretative tradition, and contemporary questions and challenges. The Prophets introduces fresh perspectives and draws students, preachers, and interested readers into the challenging work of interpretation.

Release date: 
September 1, 2016

This commentary on the Historical Writings, excerpted from the Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The Old Testament and Apocrypha, engages readers in the work of biblical interpretation. Contributors from a rich diversity of perspectives connect historical-critical analysis with sensitivity to current theological, cultural, and interpretive issues.

Each chapter (Joshua through Esther) includes an introduction and commentary based on three lenses: ancient context, the interpretative tradition, and contemporary questions and challenges.

The Historical Writings introduces fresh perspectives and draws students, preachers, and interested readers into the challenging work of interpretation. 

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