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...
In this magisterial work the history of the peoples of Palestine from the earliest times to Alexander's conquest is thoroughly sifted and interpreted. All...
Focusing on texts in the Hebrew Bible, and using feminist hermeneutics, Phyllis Trible brings out what she considers to be neglected themes and counter...
In this two-volume set, David A. Fiensy and James Riley Strange have invited an international cast of experts to provide a comprehensive...
Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods, Volume 1: Life, Culture, and Society (Paperback/eBook)
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.
The Cry of Tamar: Violence against Women and the Church's Response, Second Edition (Paperback/eBook)
In this comprehensive, practical, and gripping assessment of various forms of violence against women, Pamela Cooper-White challenges the Christian churches to examine...
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...
This paperback edition of Walter Brueggemann's monumental work makes his important volume available at a lower price.
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