In the Name of God

The Bible in the Colonial Discourse of Empire

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

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€108,00
$130.00
ISBN13: 
9789004258334
E-ISBN: 
9789004259126
Publication Date: 
November 2013
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Hardback
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viii, 192 pp.
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ISSN: 
0928-0731
Volume: 
126

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
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235786
E-ISBN: 
9789004254800
Publication date: 
July 2013
€110,00
$130.00

By Ingeborg Mongstad-Kvammen

Toward a Postcolonial Reading of the Epistle of James offers an interpretation of Jas 2:1-13 putting the text in the midst of its Roman imperial context.
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Volume: 
119
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251861
E-ISBN: 
9789004251878
Publication date: 
May 2013
€123,00
$144.00

Eric J. Gilchrest, Judson College, Alabama, USA

In Revelation 21-22 in Light of Jewish and Greco-Roman Utopianism, Eric J. Gilchrest offers a creative and compelling reading of Revelation 21-22 as understood through the lenses of ancient Greco-Roman and Jewish utopianism.
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Volume: 
118
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251533
E-ISBN: 
9789004251540
Publication date: 
May 2013
€157,00
$184.00

Phillip Michael Sherman, Maryville College, TN

Ancient Jewish Interpreters read and rewrote the biblical narrative of the Tower of Babel to address various challenges to the identity of 'Israel' in the Second Temple and early rabbinic periods.
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Volume: 
117
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004205093
E-ISBN: 
9789004248618
Publication date: 
March 2013
€138,00
$174.00

Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher, Katholisch-Theologische Privatuniversität Linz

Die Darstellung der erzählten Welten im Richterbuch zeigt anhand einer narratologische Analyse der einzelnen Erzählzyklen wie die (Re)konstruktion einer Epoche Israels in einem vielstimmigen Diskurs zwischen Bewunderung und Befremden entfaltet wird....
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Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243897
E-ISBN: 
9789004244184
Publication date: 
November 2012
€113,00
$143.00

By Douglas Estes, Dominican Biblical Institute, Limerick, Ireland

In The Questions of Jesus in John Douglas Estes crafts a theory of question-asking based on insights from ancient rhetoric and modern linguistics in order to investigate the logical and rhetorical purposes of Jesus' questions in the Fourth Gospel.
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Volume: 
115
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004205109
E-ISBN: 
9789004240292
Publication date: 
October 2012
€113,00
$143.00

By Mathias Nygaard (Fjellhaug International University College, Norway)

In Prayer in the Gospels Mathias Nygaard offers a text-centred reading of the prayer materials of the Gospels. His approach provides for exegesis and theology in a single discussion.
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Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231061
E-ISBN: 
9789004230576
Publication date: 
July 2012
€144,00
$172.00

By Abigail Pelham

In Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the-world-as-it-ought- and -ought-not-to-be Abigail Pelham examines the perspectives on creation presented by Job’s characters and explores the challenges to their certainties about creative agency and power raised by its epilogue.
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Volume: 
113
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218208
E-ISBN: 
9789004230293
Publication date: 
May 2012
€124,00
$149.00

By Roger S. Nam

Drawing on the Polanyian categories of reciprocity, redistribution and market trade, this book examines the exchange narratives within 1 and 2 Kings in an effort to clarify the nature of the economic structures behind the biblical text.
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Volume: 
112
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223936
E-ISBN: 
9789004224162
Publication date: 
February 2012
€114,00
$139.00

By Susan Zeelander

Multiple and sometimes unexpected forms of closure in biblical narratives bring their stories to satisfactory close. Knowledge of these conventions and how they affect their stories is valuable to students of Bible and of narrative.
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Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218222
E-ISBN: 
9789004221307
Publication date: 
December 2011
€103,00
$123.00

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