Biblical exegesis & hermeneutics

    Thecla's Devotion

    By Jane McLarty

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    Thinking with Thekla studies plot and character within the Thekla episode of the Acts of Paul, reading the text against contemporary pagan romance in order to explore Christian identity formation.

    Ezra-Nehemiah: An Introduction and Study Guide

    By Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

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    This guide to Ezra and Nehemiah showcases the latest developments and most up-to-date scholarship on these important texts. Ezra and Nehemiah tell the story of the people in Yehud in the 6th and the 5th centuries BCE. This was a time of economic hardship. The people living in and around...

    Storied Ethics of the Thanksgiving Psalms

    By Joshua T. James

    Hardback £74.46

    Drawing on research from the field of narrative ethics, The Storied Ethics of the Thanksgiving Psalms argues that story and storytelling function as important instruments in a given community's ethical shaping. While this argument has gained some traction in the field of Old Testament ethics, it has yet to inform...

    Levite Singers in Chronicles and Their Stabilising Role

    By Ming Him Ko

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    "This study focuses on the Chronicler's special interest in Levite singers. It takes into consideration the socio-ideological milieu of the Jerusalem temple community in the Persian period and the Mesopotamian elite professional norms and practices that nourished the singers and their music. It also explores the conception of the earthly...

    Philemon: An Introduction and Study Guide

    By Robert Paul Seesengood

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    This guide explores and summarizes scholarship on Philemon, acquainting beginning students with what has been said about Philemon, and equipping them to understand the larger debates and conversations that surround it. It explores how different initial scholarly assumptions result in different interpretations and "meanings;" these meanings always have ethical implications....

    Hosea: A Textual Commentary

    By Mayer I. Gruber

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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...

    Paul and Economics

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    Addresses a variety of topics in contemporary discussion, including an overview of the Roman economy; the economic profile of Paul and of his communities, and stratification within them; architectural considerations regarding where they met; food and drink; idol meat and the Lord's Supper; material conditions of urban poverty

    Psalms Old and New

    By Ben Witherington

    Paperback £21.95

    Reading the Book of Psalms in its original context is the crucial prerequisite for reading its citation and use in later interpretation, including the New Testament writings, argues Ben Witherington III.

    Testimony of the Exalted Jesus

    By Sarah Underwood Dixon

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    The interpretation of the phrase 'the testimony of Jesus' in the Book of Revelation has been the centre of much debate, with no clear consensus regarding its meaning. One of the most important but often neglected issues is whether or not the phrase can be read consistently across each instance...

    Reading Revelation as Pastiche

    By Michelle Fletcher

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    Analyses the methods used to approach Revelation's relationship with Old Testament texts and shows that, although there is literature on Revelation's imitative and multi-vocal nature, these aspects of the text have not yet been explored in sufficient depth.

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