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Biblical studies & exegesis books

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Understanding the Gospels A Guide for Preaching and Teaching by Benjamin A. Simpson Understanding the Gospels A Guide for Preaching and Teaching

Understanding the Gospels first introduces the Gospels generally and then prepares readers to communicate their message to a modern audience. Each of the fourteen contributors is a seminary professor and expert on the topic covered. This book focuses on preaching...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

Paul as Pastor by Brian S. (Ridley College, Australia) Rosner Paul as Pastor
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Paul as Pastor demonstrates the critical nature of Paul's pastoral care to his identity and activities. Despite the fact that Paul never identifies himself as a pastor, there is much within the Pauline letters that alludes to this as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Texts and Artefacts Selected Essays on Textual Criticism and Early Christian Manuscripts by Larry W. (University of Edinburgh, UK) Hurtado Texts and Artefacts Selected Essays on Textual Criticism and Early Christian Manuscripts
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The essays included in this volume present Larry W. Hurtado's steadfast analysis of the earliest Christian manuscripts. In these chapters, Hurtado considers not only standard text-critical issues which seek to uncover an earliest possible version of a text, but also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Musical Illuminations of Genesis Narratives by Helen (Independent Scholar) Leneman Musical Illuminations of Genesis Narratives

This volume examines the stories of Genesis in music, showing how musical settings can illuminate many of the Bible's most noted tales. Helen Leneman studies oratorios, operas and songs (as well as their librettos) to shed light on how Genesis...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Cover to Cover Bible Study: Jonah Rescued from the Depths by Christopher Brearley Cover to Cover Bible Study: Jonah Rescued from the Depths

We might recall the story of Jonah as being about a mighty fish. But really, it is about an almighty God who saves. Sent by God to Nineveh, Jonah turns to go in the opposite direction. In this remarkable journey,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Cover to Cover Bible Study: 1, 2 & 3 John Walking in the Truth by Claire Musters Cover to Cover Bible Study: 1, 2 & 3 John Walking in the Truth

John desperately wanted to encourage Christians to continue to walk out the truth of God's Word faithfully. Addressed to a people who were bombarded with false teaching about who Jesus is and how we find salvation, these letters were written...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Reading the Bible in Islamic Context Qur'anic Conversations by Danny (The Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies) Crowther Reading the Bible in Islamic Context Qur'anic Conversations

In the current political and social climate, there is increasing demand for a deeper understanding of Muslims, the Qur'an and Islam, as well as a keen demand among Muslim scholars to explore ways of engaging with Christians theologically, culturally, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Psalms Psalms 73-150 by C Hassell Bullock Psalms Psalms 73-150


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Romans by Scott W. Hahn Romans


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Blessed Among Women? Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament by Alicia (Campbell University) Myers Blessed Among Women? Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

This book examines ancient generative theories, physiological understandings of breast milk, and presentations of prominent mothers to analyze these themes in the New Testament and several early Christian writings. Identifying themselves as members of God's household, ancient Christians utilized motherhood...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Material Text in Wycliffite Biblical Scholarship Inscription and Sacred Truth by David Lavinsky The Material Text in Wycliffite Biblical Scholarship Inscription and Sacred Truth

Wycliffite's theology and learning examined in the context of their physical appearance in contemporary books and manuscripts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Sing a New Song A Woman's Guide to the Psalms by Lydia Brownback Sing a New Song A Woman's Guide to the Psalms


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Zondervan Handbook to the Bible Fifth Edition by David Alexander Zondervan Handbook to the Bible Fifth Edition


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Paul and the Person Reframing Paul's Anthropology by Susan Eastman Paul and the Person Reframing Paul's Anthropology

In this book Susan Grove Eastman presents a fresh and innovative exploration of Paul's participatory theology in conversation with both ancient and contemporary conceptions of the self. Juxtaposing Paul, ancient philosophers, and modern theorists of the person, Eastman opens up...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

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The Books of Haggai and Malachi by Mignon R. Jacobs The Books of Haggai and Malachi

In this commentary on Haggai and Malachi, Mignon Jacobs offers clear and insightful interpretation of the text while highlighting themes that are especially relevant to contemporary concerns, such as honoring or dishonoring God, the responsibilities of leaders, questioning God, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

The Bible and Feminism Remapping the Field by Yvonne (Professor of Biblical Cultures and Politics, University of Kent) Sherwood The Bible and Feminism Remapping the Field
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A high-level introduction to the field of feminist and gender biblical criticism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Biblia Hebraica Quinta Job by Robert Althann Biblia Hebraica Quinta Job

The Biblia Hebraica Quinta (BHQ) is a detailed and up-to-date survey of the various manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible. It is being published biblical book-by-book by the German Bible Society, and this is number 16 in the series. It covers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

How to Read the Bible Pack, Second Edition Includes How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth and Five Companion Books by Gordon D. Fee, Douglas Stuart, Christopher J. H. Wright, Mark L. Strauss How to Read the Bible Pack, Second Edition Includes How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth and Five Companion Books
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2017

Ancient Prophecy Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives by Martti (Professor of Old Testament Studies, University of Helsinki) Nissinen Ancient Prophecy Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives
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A study of the phenomenon of prophecy as documented in ancient near eastern texts and the Hebrew Bible as well as Greek sources, from the twenty-first century BCE to the second century CE.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Sing Out for Justice The Poetry and Passion of the Hebrew Prophets by Ray Vincent Sing Out for Justice The Poetry and Passion of the Hebrew Prophets

An invitation to read the prophets, feel their passion, and be surprised by their relevance.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

The Persistence of God's Endangered Promises The Bible's Unified Story by Allan J. (Austin Graduate School of Theology, USA) McNicol The Persistence of God's Endangered Promises The Bible's Unified Story
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In this book Allan J. McNicol defines and describes the nature and importance of the bible's abiding narrative of the persistence of God's promises to his people and their hope of final triumph. The book is organized in three sections....
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Let the Reader Understand Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Struthers Malbon by Edwin K. (Berea College, USA) Broadhead Let the Reader Understand Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Struthers Malbon
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This book honors the extraordinary contribution of Elizabeth Struthers Malbon to biblical studies. In the opening chapter, Werner Kelber places Malbon's work within the larger context of critical reflection, from antiquity to the modern era, on the role and function...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Jude on the Attack A Comparative Analysis of the Epistle of Jude, Jewish Judgement Oracles, and Greco-Roman Invective by Alexandra (Macquarie University, Australia) Robinson Jude on the Attack A Comparative Analysis of the Epistle of Jude, Jewish Judgement Oracles, and Greco-Roman Invective
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Alexandra Robinson examines the letter of Jude in the light of repeated scholarly references to this source as an invective, a polemic, and an attack speech, with a dependence on both Jewish and Greco-Roman sources. Moving beyond the Hellenism/Judaism divide...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Basics of Hebrew Discourse A Guide to Working with Hebrew Narrative and Poetry by Matthew Howard Patton, Fred Putnam, Miles V. Van Pelt Basics of Hebrew Discourse A Guide to Working with Hebrew Narrative and Poetry
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Basics of Hebrew Discourse: A Guide to Working with Hebrew Narrative and Poetry by Matthew H. Patton, Frederick Clarke Putnam, and Miles V. Van Pelt is a syntax resource for intermediate Hebrew students.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Price of Partnership in the Letter of Paul to the Philippians Make My Joy Complete by Mark A. (Gordon-Conwell Seminary, USA) Jennings The Price of Partnership in the Letter of Paul to the Philippians Make My Joy Complete
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Mark A. Jennings challenges the consensus that there is no clear single purpose that shapes the entire epistle to the Philippians; instead arguing that there is significant evidence for Paul to have written the letter with the sole intent of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Romans 7 and Christian Identity A Study of the 'I' in its Literary Context by Will N. (Moore Theological College, Sydney) Timmins Romans 7 and Christian Identity A Study of the 'I' in its Literary Context
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This book provides a solution to one of the Bible's notorious cruxes, the identity of the speaking 'I' of Romans 7.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

The Parables of Jesus A Personal Commentary by Andrew J. Schatkin The Parables of Jesus A Personal Commentary

This book seeks to present to the society and to all faiths and persons in any walk of life that an interpretation of each parable where Jesus seeks to direct us and advise us, pointing from earth toward heaven. Some...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Being Human in God's World An Old Testament Theology of Humanity by J Gordon (University of Gloucestershire UK) McConville Being Human in God's World An Old Testament Theology of Humanity


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Amos A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary by Goran Eidevall Amos A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

A new translation and commentary on the book of Amos, forgoing speculation about his life to provide an innovative analysis of the book itself
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Engaging the Word by Peter M. Phillips Engaging the Word

Peter Phillips is convinced that the Church in the West is not devouring the Bible, it's not meditating on the word, as it should. As a result, Jesus' followers are spiritually malnourished and failing to thrive. Engaging the Word will...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

Jesus Through the Old Testament Transform your Bible understanding by Graeme Goldsworthy Jesus Through the Old Testament Transform your Bible understanding

In this engaging book, Graeme Goldsworthy reflects with clarity and practical insight on reading and using the Old Testament. By showing us how Jesus is central to the Old Testament's message, he encourages us to reinstate it as essential and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

Devotions on the Greek New Testament, Volume Two 52 Reflections to Inspire and Instruct by Paul Norman Jackson Devotions on the Greek New Testament, Volume Two 52 Reflections to Inspire and Instruct

Devotions on the Greek New Testament, Volume Two contains an entirely new set of 52 devotions, based on the Greek New Testament and written by some of today's best biblical language scholars. These devotions will inspire students and pastors to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

In the Beginning An Economist Reads the Book of Genesis by Luigino Bruni In the Beginning An Economist Reads the Book of Genesis

This unique book offers an in-depth commentary on the Book of Genesis from an economic and anthropological point of view.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

The Most Important Women of the Bible Remarkable Stories of God's Love and Redemption by Aaron Sharp The Most Important Women of the Bible Remarkable Stories of God's Love and Redemption


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Sacred Strangers What the Bible's Outsiders Can Teach Christians by Nancy Haught Sacred Strangers What the Bible's Outsiders Can Teach Christians

The Bible is laced with stories in which strangers behave better than believers. What do these encounters with others -people from different cultures, religions, genders, economic and social classes-teach us about our own spiritual values, about the faith and God...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

James (New Testament Guides) by John S (University of Toronto, Canada) Kloppenborg James (New Testament Guides)
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Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

James (New Testament Guides) by John S (University of Toronto, Canada) Kloppenborg James (New Testament Guides)
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Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Construction of Time in Antiquity Ritual, Art, and Identity by Jonathan (University of Haifa, Israel) Ben-Dov The Construction of Time in Antiquity Ritual, Art, and Identity
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Time stands at the heart of human experience. In this book, new investigations illuminate the gamut of human engagement with time in antiquity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Translating the Bible From the 7th to the 17th Century by Lynn Long Translating the Bible From the 7th to the 17th Century

This title was first published in 2001: Beginning in Anglo-Saxon times with Bede and Caedmon, this book presents a literary study of the processes involved in the translation of the Bible. The author discusses the translations of Alfred and Aelfric...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Feminist Frameworks and the Bible Power, Ambiguity, and Intersectionality by L. Juliana (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa) Claassens Feminist Frameworks and the Bible Power, Ambiguity, and Intersectionality
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This volume on intercultural biblical interpretation includes essays by feminist scholars from Botswana, Germany, New Zealand, Nigeria, South Africa, and the United States. Reading from a rich variety of socio-cultural locations, contributors present their hermeneutical frameworks for interpretation of Hebrew...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Letter to Philemon by Scot McKnight The Letter to Philemon

Paul's letter to Philemon carries a strong message of breaking down social barriers and establishing new realities of conduct and fellowship. It is also a disturbing text that has been used to justify slavery. Though brief, Philemon requires close scrutiny....
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Reimagining Delilah's Afterlives as Femme Fatale The Lost Seduction by Caroline (University of Auckland, New Zealand) Blyth Reimagining Delilah's Afterlives as Femme Fatale The Lost Seduction
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The story of Samson and Delilah in Judges 16 has been studied and retold over the centuries by biblical interpreters, artists, musicians, filmmakers and writers. Within these scholarly and cultural retellings, Delilah is frequently fashioned as the quintessential femme fatale...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Paul The Pagans' Apostle by Paula Fredriksen Paul The Pagans' Apostle

A groundbreaking new portrait of the apostle Paul, from one of today's leading historians of antiquity
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times by John A Beck The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

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