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Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

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Will Stalder (Author)
Release date: 
June 1, 2015
Stalder asks how Palestinian Christians have read the Old Testament in the period before and under the British Mandate and in light of the foundation of the modern State of Israel. He outlines a future hermeneutic that respects religious communities without writing off the Old Testament prematurely.
Release date: 
June 1, 2015

Here V. George Shillington seeks to understand both James and Paul as Jews engaged in different but complementary missions and concludes that the tension between those missions indicates a conflict between different politics of identity.

Mark R. Sneed (Author)
Release date: 
June 1, 2015

The notion of a distinct "wisdom tradition" in ancient Israel has a long history—but does it have a basis in the evidence? Mark R. Sneed argues for a redefinition of the wisdom literature as a loosely cohering collection of books aimed at educating scribal apprentices in moral instruction and the art of living.

Jaime L. Waters (Author)
Release date: 
June 1, 2015

Jaime L. Waters here examines the various personnel active in the construction and operation of threshing floors to draw a more complete picture of ancient Israelite social life.

John C. Yoder (Author)
Release date: 
May 1, 2015

Here John C. Yoder studies political culture and behavior in premonarchic Israel, focusing on the protagonists in the book of Judges. In a fascinating turn, he explores the variety of strategies these men and women of valor used to gain and consolidate their power.

Release date: 
April 1, 2015
How do we account for the explosion of demonic activity in the New Testament? Archie T. Wright?s work traces the development of the concept of evil spirits from the Hebrew Bible through postbiblical Jewish literature.
Susan Docherty (Author)
Release date: 
April 1, 2015

Designed with the beginning student in mind, this volume introduces the reader to the books that did not make it into the Bible or the Apocrypha but that remained popular among Jews and early Christians for centuries.

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