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All of the key texts and documents of the Dead Sea Scrolls are examined, methods used to analyse the scrolls are discussed, and they are considered in their various contexts; political, religious, cultural, economic, and historical. The volume concludes with a look at the crucial issues and topics discussed by...
This book investigates how human beings related to time in antiquity. Building on the most recent research and opening new avenues in fields of Classics and Ancient History, Assyriology, Egyptology, Ancient Judaism, and Early Christianity, this book offers a broad study on rituals, festivals, astronomy, calendars, medicine, art, and narrative.
Jeffrey S. Siker reviews the latest research on how the reading brain processes digital texts and into how churches use digital Bibles, and synthesizes the advantages and risks of the digitized Bible. Siker's conclusions merit serious reflection in classrooms and churches alike.
This book offers a new assessment of the Joseph story from the perspective of the biblical laws in Leviticus 1-10. Of interest to professors and students of humanities, religion, law; also religious professionals and laypersons interested in biblical studies.
The Old Testament God of wrath and violence versus the New Testament God of love and peace-it's a difference that has troubled Christians since the first century. Now, Gregory A. Boyd proposes the "cruciform hermeneutic," a way to read the Old Testament portraits of God through the lens of Jesus'...