In a world torn by division, violence, and deprivation, there are to be found largely forgotten laments, by singers, poets, and musicians across cultural and...
Jerry Sumney discusses his newest Fortress Press textbook, The Bible. Click below to watch. Find more videos like this on Fortress Forum Find more...
How should we understand biblical texts where God is depicted as acting irrationally, violently, or destructively? If we distance ourselves from disturbing...
The lively interest today in the historical figure of Jesus is rarely matched by theological advances in understanding his person and significance for our own...
In the pages of the Hebrew Bible, ancient Israel gave witness to its encounter with a profound and uncontrollable reality experienced through relationship.
What distinguishes the "new perspective on Paul"—and what lies beyond it? What are scholars saying about Paul and the Roman Empire or about the...
Read Fortress Press's interview with James Dunn, only on fortressforum.com! Few scholars have thought so long or so carefully about the role of biblical...
In this innovative and important work Christl M. Maier argues that the way Israelites in the exilic and post-exilic periods spoke of Jerusalem as gendered space...
Histories of ancient Israel have usually focused attention on major figures in powerful positions: kings, prophets, and patriarchs. Kessler asks about the...
In Having Words with God, Karl Kuhn introduces an approach to Scripture that regards Scripture as a sacred dialogue between God and humanity, and believers and...
There are untold numbers of female prophets hiding in the masculine grammar and androcentric focus of the Hebrew scriptures. There are women-prophets in the...
Walter Wink's widely acclaimed trilogy from Fortress Press — Naming the Powers 0-8006-1786-X (1984), Unmasking the Powers 0-8006-1902-1 (1993), and...
A premier New Testament scholar explores how Jesus' trial and execution are portrayed in the New Testament and how that portrayal has affected biblical studies,...
Building on his earlier studies of Jesus, Galilee, and the social upheavals in Roman Palestine, Horsley focuses his attention on how Jesus' proclamation of...
The Christian church continues to seek ethical and spiritual models from the period of Israel's monarchy and has avoided the gravity of the Babylonian...
This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament. Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between...
A thorny historical issue handled with artistry and imagination. The epithet "the son of the man" (or "the Human Being") in the Gospels has been a highly...
In Who Is Jesus? Keck clarifies the difference between the way Jesus is presented in the Gospels and the way critical historians portray him. He then...
In this challenging and enlightening treatment, Brueggemann traces the lines from the radical vision of Moses to the solidification of royal power in Solomon...
An examination of the erotic ideal in ancient Israel. This provocative work investigates the character of the erotic in writings from ancient Israel and...
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