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
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ISBN13: 
9789004258334
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9789004259126
Publication Date: 
November 2013
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Hardback
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viii, 192 pp.
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0928-0731
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126

Rachel Nicholls

This book explores the usefulness of the concept of Wirkungsgeschichte for New Testament interpretation by analysing Mt 14:22-33 in the light of six works of art and a selection of nineteenth century theological texts.
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Volume: 
90
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163744
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9789047423355
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December 2007
€84,60
$101.40
€141,00
$169.00

Edited by Petri Luomanen, Ilkka Pyysiäinen & Risto Uro

The contributors of the volume draw on cognitive and social science, suggesting fresh ways of approaching Christian origins and early Judaism. Its multidisciplinary and radically new perspective to its subject matter is highly relevant for all scholars of religion.
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Volume: 
89
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163294
E-ISBN: 
9789047431961
Publication date: 
November 2007
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

James A. Metzger

While several recent studies have suggested that the Gospel of Luke recommends generous almsgiving or a relatively benign sharing ethic that mimics existing redistibutive measures in early Roman Palestine, this book argues that a much more subversive reading of the Gospel's wealth and possessions...
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Volume: 
88
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004162617
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9789047421740
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September 2007
€79,20
$96.00
€132,00
$160.00

Mary Therese DesCamp

This cognitive linguistic analysis of Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum demonstrates how women are used to articulate Pseudo-Philo’s theology and ideology; how 'mother' is redefined to support female authority to interpret and instruct; and how textual and character authority is constructed...
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Volume: 
87
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161795
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9789047421863
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September 2007
€104,40
$126.00
€174,00
$210.00

Athena E. Gorospe

Using key features of Ricoeur's narrative theory, this creative Asian re-reading of Moses' reverse migration in Exodus 4:18-26 charts the way for a multi-dimensional OT hermeneutic which explores the theme of identity formation in light of the liminal experience of migration.
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Volume: 
86
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158559
E-ISBN: 
9789047420569
Publication date: 
June 2007
€88,80
$106.20
€148,00
$177.00

John B.F. Miller

Employing narrative criticism to provide a comprehensive examination of the dreams and visions in Luke-Acts, this study highlights those passages in which characters interpret their visionary encounters (e.g., the infancy narrative, Saul’s/Paul’s conversion, the Cornelius-Peter episode, and Paul...
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Volume: 
85
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004154742
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9789047411420
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December 2006
€92,40
$111.60
€154,00
$186.00

Todd Penner and Caroline Vander Stichele

A collection of essays on early Christian, Jewish and Greco-Roman religious discourses in antiquity, focusing on the construction of gender in relationship to broader cultural and religious themes, argumentation and identity formation in the early centuries of the common era.
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Volume: 
84
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004154476
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9789047411260
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November 2006
€161,40
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€269,00
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Gabriella Gelardini

The book interprets Hebrews against the background of ancient synagogue preaching and liturgy. It argues that the text is an exhortative homily for Tisha be-Av, founded upon readings from Exod 31:18–32:35 and Jer 31:31–34. This hermeneutical key opens new perspectives on Hebrews....
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Volume: 
83
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004154063
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9789047411079
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November 2006
€120,60
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€201,00
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John Strazicich

This work focuses on the appropriation and resignification of scripture in Joel and its NT Nachleben, where Israel’s literature functions as an authoritative medium of refraction. The purpose is to recover the canon’s unrecorded hermeneutics at the intersection of both diachronic and synchronic...
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Volume: 
82
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004150799
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9789047419808
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April 2007
€96,00
$115.80
€160,00
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Bonnie Howe

This study uses conceptual metaphor theory and methodology to analyze the cultural logic and symbolic context, moral content and ethical implications of 1 Peter. Conceptual metaphor study helps explain how people generate ethical understandings; it can help us recognize and account for lively...
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Volume: 
81
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004150959
E-ISBN: 
9789047409458
Publication date: 
July 2006
€109,80
$132.60
€183,00
$221.00

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