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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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 192 pp.
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ISSN: 
0928-0731
Volume: 
126

By Ruth Sheridan

Using narrative-rhetorical methodologies, including characterisation theory, this book offers a close reading of the Old Testament citations found in John 1:19-12:15 as they are addressed to ‘the Jews’ in the narrative, shedding new light upon the issue of Johannine anti-Judaism.
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Volume: 
110
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004214422
E-ISBN: 
9789004226296
Publication date: 
January 2012
€127,00
$153.00

By Esther Kobel

This book provides an analysis of the role of food, drink and meals in the Fourth Gospel, in the formation of early Christian identity, and of the historical circumstances in which Johannine meal practices may have developed.
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Volume: 
109
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217782
E-ISBN: 
9789004223820
Publication date: 
November 2011
€149,00
$180.00

By Stephen Shead

Drawing on various modern linguistic models, including cognitive linguistics, frame semantics, and construction grammar, this book presents a new, integrated approach to lexical semantic analysis of biblical Hebrew, applying it in a detailed study of words related to “exploring.”
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Volume: 
108
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188396
E-ISBN: 
9789004222182
Publication date: 
September 2011
€159,00
$192.00

By Keith A. Reich

Examining Luke's gospel through audience-oriented rhetorical criticism, this book investigates the speech of Jesus through his use of rhetorical figures. Jesus' speech in Luke's Gospel reveals Luke's message and his means of persuading his audience to accept it.
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Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201859
E-ISBN: 
9789004205208
Publication date: 
June 2011
€106,00
$128.00

By Elisabeth Robertson Kennedy

This book illuminates sojourn language in Genesis using an innovative application of sociological theory about ethnic myths. Close exegetical investigation reveals that sojourn, despite its connotations of alienation, is a significant contributor to a strong communal identity for biblical Israel.
Series: 
Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191693
E-ISBN: 
9789004214705
Publication date: 
February 2011
€123,00
$148.00

By Katie M. Heffelfinger

Drawing on the insights of lyric poetic theory, this book offers a fresh reading of Second Isaiah. This approach advances an argument that the tensive and conflicted divine voice is primary unifying factor in the sequence of poems.
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Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004193833
E-ISBN: 
9789004194441
Publication date: 
February 2011
€144,00
$172.00

By Lace Marie Williams-Tinajero

Employing John R. Searle’s categories of language and mind, this book analyzes five NT texts from a speech act perspective, what certain NT writers and characters asserted and believed concerning the effects of Christ’s blood, at the literal and metaphorical levels.
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Volume: 
104
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188402
E-ISBN: 
9789004188945
Publication date: 
November 2010
€111,00
$135.00

By Anna Runesson

Known for its fresh approaches as well as for its complex theoretical foundations, postcolonial studies is one of the most dynamic contributions to the field of biblical studies today. The present book is a pedagogically structured introduction to this emerging field for both scholar and student.
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Volume: 
103
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188365
E-ISBN: 
9789004190344
Publication date: 
December 2010
€123,00
$148.00

By Leif Hongisto

Making use of postclassical narratology this book proposes a reading experience of the Apocalypse that underlines the role of the reader or listener for meaning creation and interpretation, based on their own life experiences and the imagistic quality of the text.
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Volume: 
102
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185630
E-ISBN: 
9789004186804
Publication date: 
August 2010
€130,00
$157.00

by Peter Landesmann

It has been proved that theological essays written in the time when those images have been created influenced the iconography. The same influence has been traced in historic events of the relevant times.
Series: 
Volume: 
101
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184206
E-ISBN: 
9789004188464
Publication date: 
April 2010
€118,00
$143.00

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