The Oxford Bible Commentary


Author: John Muddiman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199277184

Category: Religion

Page: 1386

View: 3865

CD-ROM contains: Introductions and verse-by-verse commentaries to Genesis and Mark's Gospel -- Logos Library System.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 019983699X


Page: 1152

View: 8287

As the first major encyclopedia of its kind, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies (OEBGS) is the go-to source for scholars and students undertaking original research in the field. Extending the work of nineteenth and twentieth century feminist scholarship and more recent queer studies, the Encyclopedia seeks to advance the scholarly conversation by systematically exploring the ways in which gender is constructed in the diverse texts, cultures, and readers that constitute "the world of the Bible." With contributions from leading scholars in gender and biblical studies as well as contemporary gender theorists, classicists, archaeologists, and ancient historians, this comprehensive reference work reflects the diverse and interdisciplinary nature of the field and traces both historical and modern conceptions of gender and sexuality in the Bible. The two-volume Encyclopedia contains more than 160 entries ranging in length from 1,000 to 10,000 words. Each entry includes bibliographic references and suggestions for further reading, as well as a topical outline and index to aid in research. The OEBGS builds upon the pioneering work of biblically focused gender theorists to help guide and encourage further gendered discussions of the Bible.

The Pentateuch


Author: John Barton,John Muddiman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199580243

Category: Bibles

Page: 230

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Newly issued in a series of part volumes, the OBC is now available in an affordable and portable format for the study of specific sections of the Bible. The Pentateuch, or Torah ('the law'), comprises the first five books of the Hebrew Bible, Genesis to Deuteronomy.

The Epistle to the Ephesians


Author: John Muddiman

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826481051

Category: Religion

Page: 356

View: 5366

Designed to make the latest scholarship on Ephesians as accesible to a broader readership. >

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible


Author: Michael D. Coogan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195377370

Category: Bibles

Page: 1056

View: 2862

The two-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible is a scholarly reference work with articles on each of the canonical books of the Bible, major apocryphal books of the New and Old Testaments, important non-canonical texts, and thematic essays on topics such as canonicity, textual criticism, and translation. The first in a series of in-depth biblical reference works, Books of the Bible will be available on DRS and in Oxford Biblical Studies Online.

The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible


Author: Michael Lieb,Emma Mason,Jonathan Roberts

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199670390

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 744

View: 5345

This wide-ranging volume looks at the reception history of the Bible's many texts; Part I surveys the outline, form, and content of twelve key biblical books that have been influential in the history of interpretation. Part II offers a series of in-depth case studies of the interpretation of particular biblical passages or books.

The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, C. 1530-1700


Author: Kevin Killeen,Helen Smith,Rachel Willie,Rachel Judith Willie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199686971

Category: Bible

Page: 783

View: 1565

The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700 is the indispensable and authoritative guide to the most important book in early modern England. It is essential reading for undergraduates and postgraduates in literature, history, and theology, and an important resource for scholars across the Arts and Humanities. The Handbook includes chapters from the leading scholars in the field, covering topics from sacred geography tobiblical falsehood, translation to revolution, material culture to Milton. Sections explore issues of translation, early modern biblical scholarship, Bible dissemination and circulation, the use of the Bible as apolitical resource, literary appropriations and responses, and the reception of the text across a range of forms.

A History of the Bible

The Book and Its Faiths


Author: John Barton

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141978511

Category: Philosophy

Page: 640

View: 9853

A uniquely ambitious study of the Bible's creation: how it came to be written, how its contents were selected - and how it really relates to the religions that endorse it The Bible is the central book of Western culture. For the two faiths which hold it sacred, it is the bedrock of their religion, a singular authority on what to believe and how to live. For non-believers too, it has a commanding status: it is one of the great works of world literature, woven to an unparalleled degree into our language and thought. This book tells the story of the Bible, explaining how it came to be constructed and how it has been understood, from its remote beginnings down to the present. John Barton describes how the narratives, laws, proverbs, prophecies, poems and letters which comprise the Bible were written and when, what we know - and what we cannot know - about their authors and what they might have meant, as well as how these extraordinarily disparate writings relate to each other. His incisive readings shed new light on even the most familiar passages, exposing not only the sources and traditions behind them, but also the busy hands of the scribes and editors who assembled and reshaped them. Untangling the process by which some texts which were regarded as holy, became canonical and were included, and others didn't, Barton demonstrates that the Bible is not the fixed text it is often perceived to be, but the result of a long and intriguing evolution. Tracing its dissemination, translation and interpretation in Judaism and Christianity from Antiquity to the rise of modern biblical scholarship, Barton elucidates how meaning has both been drawn from the Bible and imposed upon it. Part of the book's originality is to illuminate the gap between religion and scripture, the ways in which neither maps exactly onto the other, and how religious thinkers from Augustine to Luther and Spinoza have reckoned with this. Barton shows that if we are to regard the Bible as 'authoritative', it cannot be as believers have so often done in the past.

Joel and Obadiah

A Commentary


Author: John Barton

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 9780664219666

Category: Religion

Page: 168

View: 9278

Furnishes a fresh translation of these two books of the Bible, which are rich in themes, imagery, and poetry, and touch upon the topics of judgment and the redemption of societal misconduct.