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Fall 2014

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Brian R. Doak (Author)
Release date: 
November 1, 2014

Brian R. Doak observes that the book of Job, more than any other book in the Bible, uses metaphors drawn from the natural world, especially of plants and animals, as raw material for thinking about human suffering. Doak argues that Job should be viewed as an anthropological "ground zero" for the traumatic definition of the post-exilic human self in ancient Israel.

Lauri Thurén (Author)
Release date: 
November 1, 2014

The author here proposes to read the parables "unplugged" from any assumptions beyond those given in the narrative situation in the text, on the common-sense premise that the very form of the parable works to propose a (sometimes startling) resolution to a particular problem.

Ronald Charles (Author)
Release date: 
November 1, 2014

It is a commonplace today that Paul was a Jew of the Hellenistic Diaspora, but how does that observation help us to understand his thinking, his self-identification, and his practice? Ronald Charles applies the insights of contemporary diaspora studies to address much-debated questions about Paul's identity as a diaspora Jew.

Sun-young Kim (Author)
Release date: 
October 1, 2014
The project argues that in the discussion of proper righteousness and holiness, Luther's redefined love emerges in harmony with faith.
Release date: 
October 1, 2014
Here Shanell T. Smith brings the categories of race/ethnicity and class to bear on John's metaphors of the "Great Whore" and highlights the simultaneous duality of the woman Babylon characterization.
Release date: 
October 1, 2014
To avoid a theological account of beauty becoming a mere projection of our wildest desires, it must be reined in by dogmatics. To make this case, this book employs the thought of Robert W. Jenson to construct a dogmatic aesthetics.
Tommy Givens (Author)
Release date: 
October 1, 2014
We the People explores John Howard Yoder's account of peoplehood and develops an appreciative revision that considers the politics of Jesus in relation to the people of Israel.

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