Babel’s Tower Translated

Genesis 11 and Ancient Jewish Interpretation

Phillip Michael Sherman, Maryville College, TN

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

Shane J. Wood, Ozark Christian College (USA)

In The Alter-Imperial Paradigm Shane J. Wood examines the socio-historical context of Revelation from an imperial subject's perspective to offer intriguing new insights on the text of Revelation (esp. 20:1-10) with significant implications for Empire Studies throughout the New Testament.
Series: 
Volume: 
140
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308022
Expected: 
November 2015
€115,00
$149.00

Edited by R. Alan Culpepper, Mercer University Atlanta & Jan G. van der Watt, Radboud University Nijmegen

This book is about creation stories in dialogue, not only between different religious views, but also between current day scientific perspectives.
Series: 
Volume: 
139
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004304420
Expected: 
November 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Kerry D. Lee, Jr.

In The Death of Jacob Kerry Lee uses an eclectic blend of contemporary methods to reveal the presence of a variety of narrative conventions structuring the deathbed story of the patriarch Jacob in the last three chapters of Genesis.
Series: 
Volume: 
138
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004303027
Expected: 
October 2015
€115,00
$149.00

Benjamin J. Lappenga, Dordt College, Iowa

In Paul’s Language of Ζῆλος, Benjamin Lappenga examines the concept of 'rightly-directed zeal' in Paul’s letters, utilizing a monosomic bias within the framework of relevance theory.
Series: 
Volume: 
137
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004302440
Expected: 
October 2015
€110,00
$142.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
136
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301597
E-ISBN: 
9789004301610
Publication date: 
July 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.
Series: 
Volume: 
135
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235816
E-ISBN: 
9789004298415
Publication date: 
June 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.
Series: 
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.
Series: 
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.
Series: 
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.
Series: 
Volume: 
131
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270374
E-ISBN: 
9789004280861
Publication date: 
September 2014
€99,00
$128.00

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