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Apocalypse as Holy War Divine Politics and Polemics in the Letters of Paul
ISBN: HB: 9780300204025, Yale University Press, June 2018
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Prevailing theories of apocalypticism assert that in a world that rebels against God, a cataclysmic battle between good and evil is needed to reassert God's dominion. Emma Wasserman, a rising scholar of early Christian history, challenges this interp...
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Revelation and Authority Sinai in Jewish Scripture and Tradition
ISBN: PB: 9780300234688, ISBN: HB: 9780300158731, Yale University Press, May 2018
448 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
At once a study of biblical theology and modern Jewish thought, this volume describes a "participatory theory of revelation" as it addresses the ways biblical authors and contemporary theologians alike understand the process of revelation and hence t...
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Philo of Alexandria An Intellectual Biography
ISBN: HB: 9780300175233, Yale University Press, February 2018
344 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Philo was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who left behind one of the richest bodies of work from antiquity, yet his personality and intellectual development have remained a riddle. Maren Niehoff presents the first biography of Philo, arguing that hi...
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Birth of Christian History Memory and Time from Mark to Luke-Acts
ISBN: HB: 9780300165098, Yale University Press, October 2017
280 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
When the Gospel writings were first produced, Christian thinking was already cognizant of its relationship to ancient memorial cultures and history-writing traditions. Yet, little has been written about exactly what shaped the development of early Ch...
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Friendship in the Hebrew Bible
ISBN: HB: 9780300182682, Yale University Press, March 2017
208 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
The first comprehensive study of friendship in the Hebrew Bible Friendship, though a topic of considerable humanistic and cross disciplinary interest in contemporary scholarship, has been largely ignored by scholars of the Hebrew Bible, possibly beca...
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House of the Mother The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry
ISBN: HB: 9780300197945, Yale University Press, January 2017
360 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
A novel approach to Israelite kinship, arguing that maternal kinship bonds played key social, economic, and political roles for a son who aspired to inherit his father's household Upending traditional scholarship on patrilineal genealogy, Cynthia Cha...
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Where the Gods Are Spatial Dimensions of Anthropomorphism in the Biblical World
ISBN: HB: 9780300209228, Yale University Press, July 2016
224 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
The issue of how to represent God is a concern both ancient and contemporary. In this wide-ranging and authoritative study, renowned biblical scholar Mark Smith investigates the symbols, meanings, and narratives in the Hebrew Bible, Ugaritic texts, a...
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Introduction to the New Testament
ISBN: PB: 9780300173123, ISBN: HB: 9780300140163, Yale University Press, May 2016
928 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, maps
From the experience of a lifetime of scholarship, preaching, teaching, and writing, Raymond E. Brown covers the entire scope of the "New Testament" with ease and clarity. He walks readers book by book through the basic content and issues of the "New...
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Marginal Jew Volume 5: Probing the Authenticity of the Parables (Rethinking the Historical Jesus)
ISBN: HB: 9780300211900, Yale University Press, December 2015
464 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 2 black&white illus.
Since the late nineteenth century, New Testament scholars have operated on the belief that most, if not all, of the narrative parables in the Synoptic Gospels can be attributed to the historical Jesus. This book challenges that consensus and argues i...
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Responsive Self Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods
ISBN: HB: 9780300166361, Yale University Press, October 2015
200 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Works created in the period from the Babylonian conquest of Judea through the takeover and rule of Judea and Samaria by imperial Persia reveal a profound interest in the religious responses of individuals and an intimate engagement with the nature of...
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