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  • Engaging the Passion: Perspectives on the Death of Jesus

    Engaging the Passion: Perspectives on the Death of Jesus

    Engaging the Passion gathers an impressive array of scholars to survey how the death of Jesus has been portrayed and represented in Scripture, liturgy and music, literature, art and film, and theology and ethics--from the first to the twenty-first centuries.

    9781451472158

    $44.00

  • An Apocryphal God: Beyond Divine Maturity

    An Apocryphal God: Beyond Divine Maturity

    Mark McEntire continues the story begun in "Portraits of a Mature God," extending his narrative beyond the conclusion of the Hebrew Bible as Israel and Israel's God moved into the Hellenistic world.

    9781451470352

    $39.00

  • Reading the Bible in an Age of Crisis: Political Exegesis for a New Day

    Reading the Bible in an Age of Crisis: Political Exegesis for a New Day

    We live in an age in which economic, ecological, and political crises are not the exception, but the rule. The Cold War polarities that shaped an earlier "political exegesis" have been replaced; increasingly, crisis is the engine of a global "turbo-capitalism."

    9781451482867

    $49.00

  • The Creative Word, Second Edition: Canon as a Model for Biblical Education

    The Creative Word, Second Edition: Canon as a Model for Biblical Education

    Every faith community knows the challenges of inviting new members and the next generation into its shared life, without falling into an arid traditionalism or a shallow relativism. Walter Brueggemann finds a framework for education in the structure of the Hebrew Bible canon, with its assertion of center and limit (in the Torah), of challenge (in the Prophets), and of inquiry (in the Writings).

    9781451499582

    $29.00

  • Understanding and Using the Bible

    Understanding and Using the Bible

    Understanding and Using the Bible is an engaging and exciting introduction to biblical methods and practices of study, edited by two trusted teachers in collaboration with a diverse array of contributors.

    9781451499629

    $34.00

  • The Disciples' Prayer: The Prayer Jesus Taught in Its Historical Setting

    The Disciples' Prayer: The Prayer Jesus Taught in Its Historical Setting

    Christians around the world recite the "Lord's Prayer" daily, but what exactly are they praying for--and what relationship does it have with Jesus' own context?

    9781451490251

    $44.00

  • James and Paul: The Politics of Identity at the Turn of the Ages

    James and Paul: The Politics of Identity at the Turn of the Ages

    Here V. George Shillington seeks to understand both James and Paul as Jews engaged in different but complementary missions and concludes that the tension between those missions indicates a conflict between different politics of identity.

    9781451482133

    $49.00

  • Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods, Volume 1: Life, Culture, and Society

    Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods, Volume 1: Life, Culture, and Society

    This accessible volume includes modern general studies of Galilee and of Galilean history, as well as specialized studies on taxation, ethnicity, religious practices, road systems, trade and markets, education, health, village life, houses, and the urban-rural divide.

    9781451466744

    $75.00

  • eBook-Fortress Commentary on the Bible set

    eBook-Fortress Commentary on the Bible set

    A team of six scholar editors and seventy contributors provide clear and concise commentary on key sense units in each book of the Old Testament, Apocrypha, and New Testament. Each unit is explored through the lenses of three levels of commentary based on these critical questions. The result is a commentary that is comprehensive and useful for gaining insights on the texts for preaching, teaching, and research.

    9781451489705

  • Encountering Jesus: Character Studies in the Gospel of John, Second Edition

    Encountering Jesus: Character Studies in the Gospel of John, Second Edition

    Applying a comprehensive theory of character to the Gospel of John, Cornelis Bennema provides a fresh analysis of both the characters and their responses to Jesus.

    9781451470062

    $39.00

  • By Bread Alone: The Bible through the Eyes of the Hungry

    By Bread Alone: The Bible through the Eyes of the Hungry

    Here biblical scholars take readings of the Old and New Testaments, exploring the dynamics of hunger and its causation in ancient Israel and the Greco-Roman world and revealing the centrality of hunger concerns to the Bible.

    9781451465501

    $29.00

  • A Study Companion to The Bible: An Introduction, Second Edition

    A Study Companion to The Bible: An Introduction, Second Edition

    This Study Companion is a handy complement to The Bible: An Introduction textbook, providing primary readings and a running glossary of terms keyed to the textbook along with exercises for further reflection.

    9781451483628

    $19.00

  • Jesus and Temple: Textual and Archaeological Explorations

    Jesus and Temple: Textual and Archaeological Explorations

    James H. Charlesworth gathers essays from world-renowned archaeologists and biblical scholars to address the current state of knowledge and to consider anew vital questions about the temple's significance for Jesus, for his followers, and for New Testament readers today.

    9781451480368

    $39.00

  • Pauline Perspectives: Essays on Paul, 1978-2013

    Pauline Perspectives: Essays on Paul, 1978-2013

    This companion volume to Paul and the Faithfulness of God and Paul and His Recent Interpreters brings together N. T. Wright's most important articles on Paul and his letters over the last three decades.

    9780800699635

    $69.00

  • Paul: Apostle to the Nations, An Introduction

    Paul: Apostle to the Nations, An Introduction

    Who was Paul? What did he do? What did he write? Walter F. Taylor sets out to bring together a wealth of contemporary perspectives in a clear and accessible synthesis...

    9780800632595

    $39.95

  • The Cry of Tamar: Violence against Women and the Church's Response, Second Edition

    The Cry of Tamar: Violence against Women and the Church's Response, Second Edition

    In this comprehensive, practical, and gripping assessment of various forms of violence against women, Pamela Cooper-White challenges the Christian churches to examine...

    9780800697341

    $34.00

  • The Violence of Scripture: Overcoming the Old Testament's Troubling Legacy

    The Violence of Scripture: Overcoming the Old Testament's Troubling Legacy

    No one can read far in the Hebrew Bible without encountering depictions of violence carried out by human beings, sometimes in the name of God, or indeed...

    9780800698256

    $29.00

  • Jewish Literature between the Bible and the Mishnah: Second Edition

    Jewish Literature between the Bible and the Mishnah: Second Edition

    Nickelsburg introduces the reader to the broad range of Jewish literature that is not part of either the Bible or the standard rabbinic works.

    9780800699154

    $59.00

  • Like Fire in the Bones: Listening for the Prophetic Word in Jeremiah
  • Jeremiah: Pain and Promise

    Jeremiah: Pain and Promise

    Whether dealing with collective catastrophe or intimate trauma, recovering from emotional and physical hurt is hard. Kathleen O'Connor shows that although...

    9780800699307

    $44.00

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