The Biblical World

Author: John Barton
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415350914
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'The Biblical World' is a comprehensive guide to the contents, historical settings and social context of the Bible. It is essential reading for anyone who reads the Bible and wants to know more about how and why it came to be.

The Symbolism Of The Biblical World

Author: Othmar Keel
Publisher: Eisenbrauns
ISBN: 9781575060149
Size: 52.34 MB
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First translated into English in 1978, the book has proven its lasting value for exegesis of the Psalms, the comparative study of the Bible and its world, and the study of ancient Near Eastern art and iconography.

The Biblical World

Author: Jean-Pierre Isbouts
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426201389
Size: 46.22 MB
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Traces the early history of the Holy Land; the rise of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam; and the geographical landscape of the region, in chronologically arranged chapters that place biblical texts in their historical context.

The Oxford History Of The Biblical World

Author: Michael David Coogan
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195139372
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Examines the history, art, architecture, languages, literatures, society, and religion of Biblical Israel and early Judaism and Christianity

Homicide In The Biblical World

Author: Pamela Barmash
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521834681
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This book reconstructs biblical law from both legal texts and narrative texts and analyses both the law collections and documents from actual legal cases from the ancient Near East.

Royal Cities Of The Biblical World

Author: Joan Goodnick Westenholz
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Royal Cities of the Biblical World was published as a catalogue to accompany the exhibition "Jerusalem-A Capital for All times, Royal Cities of the biblical World" at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, from 17.1 to 31.12.1996.

Marriage And Family In The Biblical World

Author: Ken M. Campbell
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830827374
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Ken M. Campbell presents the work of six scholars who map varying understandings of marriage and family in six cultural settings: Victor H. Matthews on the ancient Near East, Daniel I. Block on ancient Israel, S. M. Baugh on Greek society, ...

The Biblical World

Author: William Rainey Harper
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"Books for New Testament study ... [By] Clyde Weber Votaw" v. 26, p. 271-320; v. 37, p. 289-352.

Women In The Biblical World

Author: Elizabeth A. McCabe
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 076185388X
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The stories of Deborah and Manoah's wife are two instances of "gender inversion
" in Judges, where the biblical story focuses not on the men as one would expect,
but rather on strong women leaders (even if their names were not preserved).
More than mere substitutes for inept male leadership, could these women be
examples of godly leadership and initiative in a world where traditional lines of
communal authority have gone astray? From the world of the Judges the book
moves to ...

Are We Amused

Author: Athalya Brenner
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826470836
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As most of the essays show, writing about women is writing about men as well. In other words, it is writing about gender roles.