Really Bad Girls of the Bible
More Lessons from Less-Than-Perfect Women
Paperback ISBN: 1578561264
Christian readers will delight in this wicked tour of the most controversial ladies of the bible, from the well-known Jezebel to more obscure femmes such as the Adulteress and the Medium of En Dor. Original.
The Assyrian Period
Paperback ISBN: 0800616480
"An excellent introduction to the prophets and the prophetic literature . . . The goal of the book is to understand the thought of the prophets in their historical contexts, and to communicate that understanding for our time. Its approach, while innovative, builds upon he best of contemporary analysis of the prophetic literature.""
Jesus and the Victory of God
Paperback ISBN: 0800626826
Shows how the questions posed by Albert Schweitzer a century ago remain central today; sketches a profile of Jesus in terms of his prophetic praxis, his subversive stories, his symbology and the answers he gave to key questions, in a debate-igniting examination of Jesus' aims and beliefs, argued on the basis of his actions and their accompanying riddles. Reprint.
The Book of Job
Paperback ISBN: 0060969598
The theme of The Book of Job is nothing less than human suffering and the transcendence of it: it pulses with moral energy, outrage, and spiritual insight. Now, The Book of Job has been rendered into English by the eminent translator and scholar Stephen Mitchell, whose versions of Rilke, Israeli poetry, and the Tao Te Ching have been widely praised. This is the first time ever that the Hebrew verse of Job has been translated into verse in any language, ancient or modern, and the result is a triumph.
The Anchor Bible Dictionary
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0385193513
Draws on experts in archaeology to provide information on such aspects of the Bible as cultural history, folklore in the ancient Near East, travel and communication, music, and even the use of computers in Biblical studies