Babel’s Tower Translated

Genesis 11 and Ancient Jewish Interpretation

Phillip Michael Sherman, Maryville College, TN

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€125,00
$171.00
ISBN13: 
9789004205093
E-ISBN: 
9789004248618
Publication Date: 
March 2013
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Hardback
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xiv, 363 pp.
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ISSN: 
0928-0731
Volume: 
117

Johnson Thomaskutty, Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India

Dialogue in the Book of Signs offers a polyvalent analysis of John 1:19-12:50 at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels. With the help of several synchronic methods, including genre, narrative, rhetorical, and dramatic, the author analyzes the content, form, and function of John’s dialogue.
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Volume: 
136
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301597
Expected: 
August 2015
€186,00
$241.00

Daniel C. Timmer, University of Sudbury, Ontario

In The Non-Israelite Nations in the Book of the Twelve Daniel Timmer surveys the nations-theme in the Minor Prophets in terms of its conceptual coherence, noting its contours in each individual book and across the collection as a whole.
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Volume: 
135
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235816
Expected: 
July 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Pieter W. van der Horst

This book demonstrates the relevance of early Jewish inscriptions by highlighting areas of research for which they provide us with information not found in literary sources. It also contains a selection of 50 inscriptions, with English translation and explanatory notes.
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Volume: 
134
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282834
E-ISBN: 
9789004283237
Publication date: 
October 2014
€93,00
$120.00

Eric Douglass, Randolph-Macon College

In Reading the Bible Ethically, Eric Douglass takes account of the author’s subjective contributions, so that the text functions as the author’s voice. Dealing with a voice suggests ethical principles, where interpretation doesn’t silence or manipulated that voice.
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Volume: 
133
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282865
E-ISBN: 
9789004282872
Publication date: 
September 2014
€115,00
$149.00

Edited by Ari Mermelstein and Shalom E. Holtz, Yeshiva University

In The Divine Courtroom in Comparative Perspective, scholars from a range of disciplines treat the various historical contexts and thematic significance of one of the most pervasive religious metaphors, the divine courtroom.
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Volume: 
132
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281639
E-ISBN: 
9789004281646
Publication date: 
September 2014
€115,00
$149.00

Andrew T. Abernethy, Wheaton College

In Eating in Isaiah Andrew T. Abernethy employs a sequential-synchronic approach to explore the role of eating in the structure and message of the book of Isaiah.
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Volume: 
131
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270374
E-ISBN: 
9789004280861
Publication date: 
September 2014
€99,00
$128.00

Wim J.C. Weren, Tilburg University

These essays concentrate on structures and meanings in textual units from Matthew’s Gospel. New tools are developed for the intertextual analysis of relations with texts from the Hebrew Bible and the Septuagint. New windows are opened on shifts in the identity of Matthean communities.
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Volume: 
130
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254954
E-ISBN: 
9789004280519
Publication date: 
September 2014
€126,00
$163.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004271159
Publication date: 
April 2014
€115,00
$149.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004264458
Publication date: 
January 2014
€140,00
$181.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
127
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255043
E-ISBN: 
9789004263215
Publication date: 
January 2014
€103,00
$133.00

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