Hebrew Bible Theology
Sunday, March 1, 2015
By examining the narrative techniques used in the Deuteronomistic History to portray Israel?s kings, Joseph offers a deepened understanding of the worldview and theology of this important biblical work.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Brian R. Doak observes that the book of Job, more than any other book in the Bible, uses metaphors drawn from the natural world, especially of plants and animals, as raw material for thinking about human suffering. Doak argues that Job should be viewed as an anthropological "ground zero" for the traumatic definition of the post-exilic human self in ancient Israel.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
This commentary on the Old Testament and Apocrypha presents a balanced synthesis of current scholarship, enabling readers to interpret Scripture for a complex and pluralistic world. The result is a commentary that is comprehensive and useful for preaching, teaching, and research.
Monday, September 1, 2014
In this book Peterson engages one of the most enduring controversies in current critical scholarship on the Hebrew Bible, the identities and provenances of the authors of the various "editions" of the Deuteronomistic History.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The author argues that attention to narrative obtrusion in the Hebrew Bible offers an entry point into the world of the narrator and thus promises to redefine aspects of narrative criticism.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
This item is part of Emerging Scholars series
The first comprehensive examination of John Chrysostom's view of the patriarch Abraham. Tonias reveals the ways in which Chrysostom used Abraham as a model of philosophical and Christian virtue, familial devotion, philanthropy, and obedient faith.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
The text presents a collection of essays that reflect upon the narrative of God's command to Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac in Genesis 22.