Jesus and Creativity
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...
An Unsettling God: The Heart of the Hebrew Bible
In the pages of the Hebrew Bible, ancient Israel gave witness to its encounter with a profound and uncontrollable reality experienced through relationship.
Approaches to Paul: A Student's Guide to Recent Scholarship
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...
The Living Word: Second Edition
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...
Daughter Zion, Mother Zion: Gender, Space, and the Sacred in Ancient Israel
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...
The Social History of Ancient Israel: An Introduction
Histories of ancient Israel have usually focused attention on major figures in powerful positions: kings, prophets, and patriarchs. Kessler asks about the...
Having Words with God: The Bible as Conversation
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...
Fortress Introduction to Salvation and the Cross
What does it mean to be saved, and how can we make sense of the Christian claim that Christ died for our sins? That is the work of soteriology, the classic...
The Shadow of the Galilean: The Quest of the Historical Jesus in Narrative Form
First published in 1987 by Fortress Press, this 20th anniversary edition of this classic bestseller includes a new Afterword from the author. Here, in...
Transforming the Powers: Peace, Justice, and the Domination System
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...
Jesus on Trial: A Study of the Gospels, Second Edition
How did Jesus, a much-loved and highly respected Jewish teacher, get sentenced to death as a criminal? The questions of students and scholars about the actual...
Presumed Guilty: How the Jews Were Blamed for the Death of Jesus
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,...
Jesus and Empire: The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder
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 Land: Place as Gift, Promise, and Challenge in Biblical Faith, 2nd Edition
The land was one of the most vibrant symbols for the people of ancient Israel. In the land—gift, promise, and challenge—was found the physical...
A Biblical Theology of Exile
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...
The Bible and the Comic Vision
This insightful work examines the variety of ways comedy is employed in the Old Testament. Biblical comedy unveils "a comic vision that oscillates between...
The Human Being: Jesus and the Enigma of the Son of the Man
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...
eBook-The Prophetic Imagination: Revised Edition
In this challenging and enlightening treatment, Brueggemann traces the lines from the radical vision of Moses to the solidification of royal power in Solomon...
Exquisite Desire: Religion, the Erotic, and the Songs of Songs
An examination of the erotic ideal in ancient Israel. This provocative work investigates the character of the erotic in writings from ancient Israel and...
John, The Son of Zebedee: The Life of a Legend
Beginning with New Testament reports of John as fisherman and extending through the most recent Johannine scholarship, Culpepper gathers stories from church...
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