New Testaments

    Construction of Time in Antiquity

    Hardback £65.84

    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.

    Philemon: An Introduction and Study Guide

    By Robert Paul Seesengood

    Paperback £14.45

    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....

    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.

    The Grammar of Messianism: An Ancient Jewish Political Idiom and Its Users

    By Matthew V. Novenson

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    In this book, Novenson gives a revisionist account of messianism in antiquity. He shows that, for the ancient Jews and Christians who used the term, a messiah was not an article of faith but a manner of speaking: a scriptural figure of speech useful for thinking kinds of political order.

    Suffering in Ancient Worldview

    By Brian J. Tabb

    Hardback £74.46

    Suffering in Ancient Worldview investigates representative Christian, Roman Stoic and Jewish perspectives on the nature, problem and purpose of suffering. Tabb presents a close reading of Acts, Seneca's essays and letters and 4 Maccabees, highlighting how each author understands suffering vis-a-vis God, humanity, the world's problem and its solution, and...

    Gospel According to Paul

    By John F MacArthur

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    From master-expositor and Bible teacher John MacArthur, a revelatory exploration of what the apostle Paul actually taught about the good news of Jesus.

    Quest For Mary Magdalene

    By Michael Haag

    Paperback £8.45

    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...

    Two Other Men

    By Graham Reeves

    Paperback £7.85

    What do the final words of the three crucified men reveal about the love and mercy of Jesus? In this thought-provoking book, Graham Reeves explores the deeper meaning of the other men in Luke's crucifixion narrative and reflects upon how their responses to Jesus can inform our own faith and...

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