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Kinship by Covenant A Canonical Approach to the Fulfillment of God's Saving Promises
ISBN: PB: 9780300248432, ISBN: HB: 9780300140972, Yale University Press, November 2019
608 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
While the canonical scriptures were produced over many centuries and represent a diverse library of texts, they are unified by stories of divine covenants and their implications for God's people. In this deeply researched and thoughtful book, Scott H...
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Matthew within Sectarian Judaism
ISBN: HB: 9780300171563, Yale University Press, August 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
What did it mean for members of a Jesus movement in the first century to promote their understanding of Jewish history and of the Jewish way of life? John Kampen explores the nature of sectarianism in Jewish society at the time of Matthew's compositi...
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Temple in Early Christianity Experiencing the Sacred
ISBN: HB: 9780300197884, Yale University Press, June 2019
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The first scholarly work to trace the Temple throughout the entire New Testament, this study examines Jewish and Christian attitudes toward the Temple in the first century and provides both Jews and Christians with a better understanding of their res...
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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, March 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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