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After the InvasionA Reading of Jeremiah 40-44

After the Invasion: A Reading of Jeremiah 40-44

Keith Bodner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743002
eISBN:
9780191802904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The last act of Jeremiah’s eventful career takes place in the wake of Babylonian destruction, as he is part of a contingent left behind in the land of Judah after the invasion. Jer 40–44 is not among ... More

Albert SchweitzerA Biography

Albert Schweitzer: A Biography

Nils Ole Oermann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784227
eISBN:
9780191827020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784227.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Nils Ole Oermann vividly describes the many-sided life of Albert Schweitzer (1975–1965), who achieved world renown through his selfless work as a doctor in the African jungle and as a pioneer of an ... More

Ancient Israel in SinaiThe Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

James K. Hoffmeier

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195155464
eISBN:
9780199835652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/0195155467.001.000
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

For the past two decades, the nature of ancient Israel’s origins has been debated heatedly. Much of this debate has concentrated on part of the book of Exodus and the book of Joshua. Little ... More

Ancient Laws and Contemporary ControversiesThe Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Cheryl Anderson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195305500
eISBN:
9780199867028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305500.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

The Ten Commandments (Exodus 20) accept slavery, and Deuteronomy 22 requires a single female who has been raped to marry her rapist. Biblical laws, including these two examples, continue to influence ... More

Ancient ProphecyNear Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Martti Nissinen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808558
eISBN:
9780191846083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book is a comprehensive treatment of the ancient prophetic phenomenon as it comes to us through biblical, Near Eastern, and Greek sources. Once a distinctly biblical concept, prophecy is today ... More

The Apocryphal New TestamentA Collection of Apocryphal Christian Literature in an English Translation

The Apocryphal New Testament: A Collection of Apocryphal Christian Literature in an English Translation

J. K. Elliott (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198261827
eISBN:
9780191600562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198261829.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

An English translation of the oldest and most important early Christian non‐canonical writings. It is based on the earlier collection edited in 1924 by Montague Rhodes James. The book is divided into ... More

Aquinas and Calvin on RomansGod's Justification and Our Participation

Aquinas and Calvin on Romans: God's Justification and Our Participation

Charles Raith II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198708254
eISBN:
9780191779305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708254.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Biblical Studies

Aquinas and Calvin on Romans is a comparative study of John Calvin’s and Thomas Aquinas’s commentaries on the first eight chapters of Paul’s letter to the Romans. Focusing on the role of human ... More

Are We Not Men?Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets

Are We Not Men?: Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets

Rhiannon Graybill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190227364
eISBN:
9780190227388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227364.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets offers an innovative approach to gender and embodiment in the Hebrew Bible. The book argues that prophecy destabilizes the category of masculinity and ... More

Arguing with AsenethGentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Jill Hicks-Keeton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Arguing with Aseneth shows how the ancient romance Joseph and Aseneth moves a minor character in Genesis from obscurity to renown, weaving a new story whose main purpose was to intervene in ancient ... More

An Ark on the NileBeginning of the Book of Exodus

An Ark on the Nile: Beginning of the Book of Exodus

Keith Bodner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198784074
eISBN:
9780191826672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784074.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The opening section of the book of Exodus is a powerful narrative and a striking example of the artistic qualities of the Pentateuch, a facet of the text that occasionally is neglected in high-level ... More

Babatha’s OrchardThe Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Babatha’s Orchard: The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Philip F. Esler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198767169
eISBN:
9780191821349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767169.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Biblical Studies

In 1961 archaeologists discovered a family archive of legal papyri in a cave near the Dead Sea where their owner, the Jewish woman Babatha, had hidden them in 135 CE at the end of the Bar Kokhba ... More

Before the BibleThe Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Before the Bible: The Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Judith H. Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190212216
eISBN:
9780190212230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book reveals the landscape of scripture in an era prior to the crystallization of the Tanakh, the Jewish Bible, and before the canonization of the Christian Bible. Most accounts of the formation ... More

The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Ismo Dunderberg

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The relationship between the Gospel of John and the Gospel of Thomas has become a hotly debated issue, with several scholars arguing that John and Thomas are gospels in conflict. The first part of ... More

BibleThe Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Gordon Campbell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Produced during the lifetime of William Shakespeare and John Donne, the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible has long been viewed as the most elegantly written and poetic of the many English ... More

The Bible and FeminismRemapping the Field

The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Yvonne Sherwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This groundbreaking book breaks with established canons and resists some of the stereotypes of feminist biblical studies. A wide range of contributors—from the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, East ... More

The Bible and the BelieverHow to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously

The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously

Marc Zvi Brettler, Peter Enns, and Daniel J. Harrington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863006
eISBN:
9780199979967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This volume seeks to show how Jews, Catholics, and Protestants can and do read the Hebrew Bible/Tanakh/Old Testament simultaneously from a critical and religious perspective. It points out the ... More

The Bible and the Pursuit of HappinessWhat the Old and New Testaments Teach Us about the Good Life

The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness: What the Old and New Testaments Teach Us about the Good Life

Brent A. Strawn (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199795734
eISBN:
9780199979691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795734.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book investigates the meaning of happiness in light of biblical scholarship and developments in the study of happiness, especially via positive psychology. Nine chapters that focus on the Bible ... More

The Bible in American Life

The Bible in American Life

Philip Goff, Arthur Farnsley, and Peter Thuesen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

This book is an interdisciplinary reflection on the ways Americans use the Bible in their personal lives. It considers how other influences, including religious communities and the internet, have ... More

Biblical Faith and Natural TheologyThe Gifford Lectures for 1991: Delivered in the University of Edinburgh

Biblical Faith and Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures for 1991: Delivered in the University of Edinburgh

James Barr

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263760
eISBN:
9780191600395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263767.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Natural theology is the idea that human beings ‘by nature’, just through being human, know something of God, or alternatively that they gain such knowledge through experience of the world we live in. ... More

Biblical Interpretation

Biblical Interpretation

Robert Morgan and John Barton

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192132567
eISBN:
9780191670060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132567.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Modern critical study of the Bible in the West has made a deep impact on the fabric of Christian belief. This book explains what interpretation is and what special issues arise in biblical ... More

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