The Figure of Solomon in Jewish, Christian and Islamic Tradition

King, Sage and Architect

Edited by Joseph Verheyden, Catholic University of Leuven

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€114,00
$156.00
ISBN13: 
9789004242326
E-ISBN: 
9789004242913
Publication Date: 
November 2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
vi, 274 pp. 12 illus.
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Language: 
Volume: 
16
ISSN: 
1388-3909

Edited by Peter Barthel & George van Kooten, both of the University of Groningen

This book reports the results of the first multidisciplinary scientific conference dealing with the Star of Bethlehem, presenting the views of renowned specialists in astronomy, the ancient near-eastern and Greco-Roman worlds, and the history of science and religion.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307971
Expected: 
November 2015
€186,00
$241.00

Edited by Felix Albrecht, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and Reinhard Feldmeier, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

The present volume is devoted to religious and philosophical concepts in relation to divine parenthood on the basis of biblical tradition, its reception, and ancient context. Extending from classical to late antiquity, the articles focus on the designation of God as "Father".
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256255
E-ISBN: 
9789004264779
Publication date: 
February 2014
€135,00
$180.00

Edited by Erik Eynikel, University of Regensburg and Tobias Nicklas, University of Regensburg

This collection of essays, presented at an international conference on Samson held in 2008 at the University of Nijmegen, studies the text of Judges 16-18, the reception history of the Samson traditions in later Jewish, Christian and Islamic literature, and his representation in figurative and...
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262171
E-ISBN: 
9789004262362
Publication date: 
April 2014
€103,00
$133.00

Edited by Thomas Hieke, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz and Tobias Nicklas, University of Regensburg

The “Day of Atonement” in Leviticus 16 had a formative influence on Judaism and Christianity. The essays in this volume form a representative cross section of the history of reception of Leviticus 16 and the tradition of the Yom ha-Kippurim.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216792
E-ISBN: 
9789004216808
Publication date: 
November 2011
€110,00
$144.00

John Byron

The Cain and Abel story is riddled with linguistic ambiguities and narrative gaps. Jewish and Christian interpreters often expanded the story in an attempt to fill the gaps and answer questions. This book traces the interpretive history of Genesis 4.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192522
E-ISBN: 
9789004205826
Publication date: 
February 2011
€111,00
$145.00

Edited by Martin Goodman, George van Kooten & Jacques van Ruiten

Jews, Christians and Muslims describe elements of their origins with close reference to the narrative of Abraham, including the complex story of Abraham's relations with Hagar. This volume sketches the significance of this narrative in the three traditions.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188433
E-ISBN: 
9789004216495
Publication date: 
November 2010
€184,00
$240.00

Edited by: George J. Brooke, Hindy Najman, Loren T. Stuckenbruck. Editorial Assistance: Eva Mroczek, Brauna Doidge and Nathalie Lacoste

The essays in this volume disclose how Sinai, its location, the scriptural narratives about it, and the content of the revelation received there, are variously read by Deuteronomy, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Paul, Josephus, rabbinic literature, art and philosophy.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004170186
E-ISBN: 
9789047443476
Publication date: 
October 2008
€140,00
$182.00

Edited by George H. van Kooten & Jacques van Ruiten

In this book the ambiguous reception is traced which the pagan prophet Balaam received in Judaism, early Christianity and Islam.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165649
E-ISBN: 
9789047433132
Publication date: 
March 2008
€140,00
$182.00

edited by Kenneth Pomykala

This collection of essays examines how stories from the biblical narrative of Israel in the Wilderness (Exodus 16-Deuteronomy 34) were interpreted by later Jewish and Christian writers (ca. 400 BCE-500 CE) as they sought to speak to their own circumstances.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164246
E-ISBN: 
9789047432494
Publication date: 
February 2008
€115,00
$150.00

Edited by George H. van Kooten

In this book the varied and important reception is traced which the story of the revelation of YHWH’s name to Moses received in Judaism, early Christianity, and the pagan Graeco-Roman world.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153981
Publication date: 
October 2006
€105,00
$137.00

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