By John Riches
By John Riches
By Peter Orr
By Eric D. Barreto
By Emma England,William John Lyons
Through a sequence of examples of reception historical past practitioners at paintings and in their reflections this quantity units the time table for biblical reception, because it starts off to chart the near-infinite sequence of complicated interpretive 'events' which were generated by way of the adventure of the biblical texts down throughout the centuries. The chapters examine features as varied as political and financial elements, cultural situation, the self-discipline of religious study, and the impression of scholarly preconceptions, upon reception historical past. issues lined comprise biblical figures and ideas, modern track, work, kid's Bibles, and interpreters as various as Calvin, Lenin, and Nick Cave.
By Joy A. Schroeder
Schroeder indicates how Deborah's tale has fueled gender debates all through historical past. An exam of the prophetess's trip via approximately thousand years of Jewish and Christian interpretation finds how the biblical account of Deborah was once deployed opposed to ladies, for girls, and via ladies who aspired to management roles in non secular groups and society. various women-and males who supported women's aspirations to leadership-used Deborah's narrative to justify girl claims to political and spiritual authority. rivals to women's public management endeavored to outline Deborah's position as "private" or argued that she was once a divinely approved exception, to not be emulated by means of destiny generations of women.
Deborah's Daughters presents the most important new perception into the historical past of ladies in Judaism and Christianity, and into women's earlier and current roles within the church, synagogue, and society.
By G Gaskell
G. A. Gaskell’s Dictionary of the Sacred Language of All Scriptures and Myths, first released in 1923, examines numerous varied features of faith, together with examples from historical Egyptian faith and mythology to modern day Christianity, supplying factors of gods, occasions, and logos in alphabetical order. it is a excellent reference publication for college kids of theology or the heritage of faith.
By Rodney J. Decker
By William A. Tooman
By Ross Kraemer,Carol L. Meyers,Toni Craven
By Eric Plumer