Babel’s Tower Translated

Genesis 11 and Ancient Jewish Interpretation

Phillip Michael Sherman, Maryville College, TN

Status: 
€133,00
$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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ISSN: 
0928-0731
Volume: 
117

Edward H. Gerber

In The Scriptural Tale in the Fourth Gospel, Ed Gerber argues that the story of Jesus has been told as a creative retelling of the story of Adam & Israel, first in the prologue, and then in the body of the Gospel as a whole.
Series: 
Volume: 
147
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004326545
Expected: 
September 2016
€125,00
$138.00

Kurtis Peters, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

In Hebrew Lexical Semantics Kurtis Peters provides a new way to incorporate linguistics in Biblical Hebrew studies, and does so applied to verbal lexemes of cooking.
Series: 
Volume: 
146
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004322455
Expected: 
August 2016
€114,00
$125.00

Esa Autero, South Florida Theological Seminary

In Reading the Bible Across Contexts Esa Autero offers a fresh perspective on Luke’s poverty texts. This is done through a critical dialogue between an historical reading and empirical readings by two Latin American Bible reading groups.
Series: 
Volume: 
145
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323193
Expected: 
July 2016
€178,00
$194.00

Gerald O. West, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Stolen Bible analyses Southern African receptions of the Bible from its arrival in imperial Dutch ships in the mid-1600s through to the post-apartheid period of South African democracy, reflecting on how a tool of imperialism becomes an African icon.
Series: 
Volume: 
144
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004322752
Expected: 
August 2016
€187,00
$206.00

Robin Baker, University of Winchester

In Hollow Men, Robin Baker provides a reappraisal of the Book of Judges account of Israel's Settlement of Canaan. Written under Assyrian suzerainty in Manasseh’s reign, Judges is a theological commentary on the Settlement and an esoteric work of prophecy.
Series: 
Volume: 
143
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004322660
Expected: 
July 2016
€154,00
$168.00

Helen Paynter, Bristol Baptist College

In Reduced Laughter: Seriocomic Features and their Functions in the Book of Kings, Helen Paynter uses a hermeneutic of carnivalization and mirroring to offer a radical, satirical re-evaluation of the Elijah-Elisha and Aram narratives in the book of Kings.
Series: 
Volume: 
142
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004322349
Expected: 
July 2016
€107,00
$119.00

K. Edwin Bryant, The Mount Pisgah Church, OH

Paul and the Rise of the Slave offers a path to participate in messianic communities in a way that subverts the imposition of Roman power and leads toward positive identity formation for the oppressed.
Series: 
Volume: 
141
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004296756
E-ISBN: 
9789004316560
Publication date: 
May 2016
€110,00
$142.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004308398
Publication date: 
October 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
E-ISBN: 
9789004306677
Publication date: 
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
E-ISBN: 
9789004303034
Publication date: 
November 2015
€115,00
$149.00

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