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Mayer I. Gruber provides a new commentary on and translation of Hosea. Building upon his work that debunked the myth of sacred prostitution, Gruber now goes on to show that the book of Hosea repeatedly advocates a single standard of marital fidelity for men and women and teaches cheated women...
This work provides a new Stoic reading of the Fourth Gospel with particular attention to its cosmology, epistemology, and ethics.
This book examines the assertion of ethnicity through forced marriage to resist compromise and preserve the character, culture, and values of an ethnic group. It is a key resource for academics, students, and anyone interested in biblical studies, theology, religious studies, and social anthropology.
By Michael Haag
Mary Magdalene is a larger figure than any text, larger than the Bible or the Church; she has taken on a life of her own. She has been portrayed as a penitent whore, a wealthy woman, Christ's wife, an adulteress, a symbol of the frailty of women and an object...
This commentary on the Gospels and Acts, excerpted from the Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The New Testament, engages readers in the work of biblical interpretation. Contributors from a diversity of perspectives connect historical-critical analysis with sensitivity to current theological, cultural, and interpretive issues.
By Jean Vanier
Love of God and love of others are the two great commandments: Jean Vanier shows that these are the same thing. In this timely chapter-by-chapter exploration of the Gospel of John, Vanier explains how Jesus taught this lesson at every step of his ministry.