Revelation 21-22 in Light of Jewish and Greco-Roman Utopianism

Eric J. Gilchrest, Judson College, Alabama, USA

Status: 
€139,00
$180.00
ISBN13: 
9789004251533
E-ISBN: 
9789004251540
Publication Date: 
May 2013
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 332 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
0928-0731
Volume: 
118

Pieter W. van der Horst

This book demonstrates the relevance of early Jewish inscriptions by highlighting areas of research for which they provide us with information not found in literary sources. It also contains a selection of 50 inscriptions, with English translation and explanatory notes.
Series: 
Volume: 
134
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282834
Expected: 
November 2014

Eric Douglass, Randolph-Macon College

In Reading the Bible Ethically, Eric Douglass takes account of the author’s subjective contributions, so that the text functions as the author’s voice. Dealing with a voice suggests ethical principles, where interpretation doesn’t silence or manipulated that voice.
Series: 
Volume: 
133
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282865
Expected: 
October 2014

Edited by Ari Mermelstein and Shalom E. Holtz, Yeshiva University

In The Divine Courtroom in Comparative Perspective, scholars from a range of disciplines treat the various historical contexts and thematic significance of one of the most pervasive religious metaphors, the divine courtroom.
Series: 
Volume: 
132
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281639
Expected: 
November 2014

Andrew T. Abernethy, Wheaton College

In Eating in Isaiah Andrew T. Abernethy employs a sequential-synchronic approach to explore the role of eating in the structure and message of the book of Isaiah.
Series: 
Volume: 
131
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270374
Expected: 
September 2014

Wim J.C. Weren, Tilburg University

These essays concentrate on structures and meanings in textual units from Matthew’s Gospel. New tools are developed for the intertextual analysis of relations with texts from the Hebrew Bible and the Septuagint. New windows are opened on shifts in the identity of Matthean communities.
Series: 
Volume: 
130
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254954
Expected: 
October 2014

Samuel Tongue, Glasgow University

In Between Biblical Criticism and Poetic Rewriting, Samuel Tongue offers an account of how poetic rewritings of the Bible question the disciplinary constitution of Biblical Studies, ultimately demonstrating the performativity of all interpretation.
Series: 
Volume: 
129
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270404
Publication date: 
April 2014

Brian C. Small, Baylor University

In The Characterization of Jesus in the Book of Hebrews Brian Small applies the tools of literary and rhetorical criticism to reconstruct the author of Hebrew’s portrayal of Jesus’ character.
Series: 
Volume: 
128
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264441
Publication date: 
January 2014

Alison Gray, Cambridge University

In Psalm 18 in Words and Pictures: A Reading Through Metaphor, Alison Gray offers new insights into the psalm’s translation and interpretation, by paying particular attention to the poet’s metaphors and other forms of verbal art.
Series: 
Volume: 
127
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255043
Publication date: 
January 2014

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

In In the Name of God biblical scholars and historians begin the exciting work of deconstructing British and Spanish imperial usage of the Bible as well as the use of the Bible to counteract imperialism.
Series: 
Volume: 
126
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258334
Publication date: 
November 2013

Edited by A. K. M. Adam and Samuel Tongue

Infused with literary, political, art-critical, cinematic, liturgical and other interests, these essays display interpretive verve freed from the anxiety of disciplines — with closely observed interpretive insights, critical engagement with biblical texts, and vivid inspiration from their...
Series: 
Volume: 
125
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259072
Publication date: 
June 2014

Pages