Babel’s Tower Translated

Genesis 11 and Ancient Jewish Interpretation

Phillip Michael Sherman, Maryville College, TN

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€123,00
$171.00
ISBN13: 
9789004205093
E-ISBN: 
9789004248618
Publication Year: 
2013
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 363 pp.
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ISSN: 
0928-0731
Volume: 
117

Samuel Tongue, Glasgow University

In Between Biblical Criticism and Poetic Rewriting, Samuel Tongue offers an account of how poetic rewritings of the Bible question the disciplinary constitution of Biblical Studies, ultimately demonstrating the performativity of all interpretation.
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Volume: 
129
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270404
Publication date: 
April 2014

Brian C. Small, Baylor University

In The Characterization of Jesus in the Book of Hebrews Brian Small applies the tools of literary and rhetorical criticism to reconstruct the author of Hebrew’s portrayal of Jesus’ character.
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Volume: 
128
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264441
Publication date: 
January 2014

Alison Gray, Cambridge University

In Psalm 18 in Words and Pictures: A Reading Through Metaphor, Alison Gray offers new insights into the psalm’s translation and interpretation, by paying particular attention to the poet’s metaphors and other forms of verbal art.
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Volume: 
127
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255043
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by C.L. Crouch, University of Nottingham and Jonathan Stökl, King's College, London

In In the Name of God biblical scholars and historians begin the exciting work of deconstructing British and Spanish imperial usage of the Bible as well as the use of the Bible to counteract imperialism.
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Volume: 
126
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258334
Publication date: 
November 2013

Edited by A. K. M. Adam and Samuel Tongue

Infused with literary, political, art-critical, cinematic, liturgical and other interests, these essays display interpretive verve freed from the anxiety of disciplines — with closely observed interpretive insights, critical engagement with biblical texts, and vivid inspiration from their...
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Volume: 
125
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259072
Expected: 
May 2014

Seong Whan Timothy Hyun, Faith Evangelical College & Seminary in Tacoma, WA

In reading Job 1-11, Bakhtin’s dialogism and chronotope define each different voice as a unique and equally weighted voice and reveal its dialogical interaction with other voices to produce better questions about Job rather than answers.
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Volume: 
124
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258105
Publication date: 
October 2013

By Timo Eskola, University of Helsinki

Reading Heikki Räisänen’s hermeneutics in context, Timo Eskola explores the development of Western New Testament interpretation. Proposing sociology as the link between standard historicism and poststructuralism, Räisänen reinterprets the sociology of knowledge. He...
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Volume: 
123
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256927
Publication date: 
October 2013
In Aposynagōgos and the Historical Jesus in John, Bernier argues that the Johannine expulsion passages could plausibly describe events that occurred during Jesus' lifetime.
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Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254480
Publication date: 
September 2013

By Anna Rebecca Solevåg, School of Mission and Theology in Stavanger, Norway

In Birthing Salvation Anna Rebecca Solevåg shows how childbearing discourse interfaces with salvation discourse in the Pastoral Epistles, the Acts of Andrew and the Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas. Issues of gender and class are explored through an intersectional analysis.
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Volume: 
121
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254978
Publication date: 
August 2013

Edited by Jan van der Watt, Radboud University Nijmegen

The question ‘Which is the real Jesus’ is approached from different perspectives, illustrating the role the quest for the historical Jesus plays within a wider framework, including not only historical, but also philosophical and hermeneutical issues.
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Volume: 
120
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235786
Publication date: 
July 2013

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