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Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

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Release date: 
December 18, 2015

The eighth-century BCE Isaiah of Jerusalem, the so-called First Isaiah, is one of the most important theological voices in the Bible. J. J. M. Roberts makes good use of his broad comparative knowledge of ancient Near Eastern historical and religious sources in providing a fresh and original interpretation of this prophet’s genuine oracles.

Release date: 
December 15, 2015

Applying criteria for the identification of biblical Hebrew poetry, Jason M. H. Gaines distinguishes a nearly complete poetic Priestly stratum in the Pentateuch ("Poetic-P"), coherent in literary, narrative, and ideological terms, from a later prose redaction ("Prosaic-P"), which is fragmentary, supplemental, and distinct in thematic and theological concern.

Dennis Ngien (Author) Robert Kolb (Author of the Foreword)
Release date: 
December 1, 2015

It is easy to forget how often Luther’s concerns turned toward helping the common person understand and take comfort from God’s word. In this volume, Dennis Ngien helps contemporary readers engage Luther’s commentary on the lament psalms.  

Release date: 
November 1, 2015

This second of two volumes on Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods focuses on the site excavations of towns and villages and what these excavations may tell us about the history of settlement in this important period. Each article includes site plans, diagrams, maps, and photographs of artifacts and structures.

Jacob D. Myers (Author)
Release date: 
November 1, 2015

Arguments over Scripture have divided denominations, churches, and families, and these squabbles have led many to abandon the faith altogether. Jacob D. Myers, a rising scholar, has a solution to our problem with Scripture.

Mark McEntire (Author)
Release date: 
August 1, 2015

Mark McEntire continues the story begun in "Portraits of a Mature God," extending his narrative beyond the conclusion of the Hebrew Bible as Israel and Israel's God moved into the Hellenistic world.

Walter Brueggemann (Author) Amy Erickson (Author of the Foreword)
Release date: 
August 1, 2015

Every faith community knows the challenges of inviting new members and the next generation into its shared life, without falling into an arid traditionalism or a shallow relativism. Walter Brueggemann finds a framework for education in the structure of the Hebrew Bible canon, with its assertion of center and limit (in the Torah), of challenge (in the Prophets), and of inquiry (in the Writings).

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