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The Oxford handbook of biblical studies

Author: J W Rogerson; Judith Lieu
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
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Bibilical studies is a highly technical and diverse field. This authoritative survey of original research contains contributions from leading figures who review and analyze current thinking, and who also give critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handboeken (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford handbook of biblical studies.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005030685
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J W Rogerson; Judith Lieu
ISBN: 9781429470636 1429470631
OCLC Number: 139938990
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 896 pages)
Contents: Old Testament / J.W. Rogerson --
New Testament / Robert Morgan --
Archaeology / John R. Bartlett --
Ancient Near Eastern studies : Mesopotamia / W.G. Lambert --
Ancient Near Eastern studies : Egypt / Kenneth Kitchen --
Qumran studies / Philip Davies --
Study of the Graeco-Roman world / Peter Richardson --
Diaspora and rabbinic Judaism / Catherine Hezser --
Language and translation of the Old Testament / John Elwolde --
Language, translation, versions, and texts of the Apocrypha / Michael A. Knibb --
Language and translation of the New Testament / Stanley E. Porter --
Ancient versions and textual transmission of the Old Testament / Gerard J. Norton --
Textual transmission and versions of the New Testament / J.N. Birdsall --
Introduction : general problems of studying the text of the Bible in order to reconstruct history and social background / Keith W. Whitelam --
Israel to the end of the Persian period : history, social, political, and economic background / J.W. Rogerson --
Israel from the rise of Hellenism to 70 CE / Lester L. Grabbe --
The life and teaching of Jesus and the rise of Christianity / Craig A. Evans --
Priesthood, temple(s), and sacrifice / Robert Hayward --
Law in the Old Testament / Gordon Wenham --
Scribes and synagogues / Lester L. Grabbe --
Movements / Judith M. Lieu --
Prophecy / Deborah W. Rooke --
Apocalyptic / Philip Davies --
Wisdom / Katharine J. Dell --
Novella / Erich S. Gruen --
Gospels / Richard A. Burridge --
Letters / Judith M. Lieu --
The growth of the Old Testament / Reinhard G. Kratz --
The growth of the Apocrypha / Alison Salvesen --
The growth of the New Testament / John M. Court --
Authors, books, and readers in the ancient world / Alan Millard --
Archaeology / John R. Bartlett --
Textual criticism / Arie van der Kooij --
Form, source, and redaction criticism / Johannes P. Floss --
Rhetorical and new literary criticism / Margaret M. Mitchell --
Feminist criticism and related aspects / Marie-Theres Wacker --
Social, political, and ideological criticism / Christopher Rowland --
Old Testament theology / Walter Brueggemann --
New Testament theology / James D.G. Dunn --
Biblical theology / Bernd Janowski --
The Bible in ethics / Eryl W. Davies --
Jewish interpretation of the Bible / Jonathan Magonet --
Canon / Lee Martin McDonald --
Fundamentalism(s) / Harriet A. Harris --
Historical criticism and the authority of the Bible / J.W. Rogerson.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Biblical studies
Responsibility: edited by J.W. Rogerson and Judith M. Lieu.


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