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John J. Pilch (Author)
Release date: 
March 1, 2016

Often, readers and commentators read the Proverbs as “timeless” observations and recommendations regarding human nature, valid for all cultures and places. This blunts their cultural ...

Warren Carter (Author)
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March 1, 2016

What are the Gospels and what does it mean to read them? Warren Carter leads the beginning student in an inductive exploration of the New Testament Gospels, asking about their genre, the view that they were written by eyewitnesses, the early church traditions about them, and how they employ Hellenistic biography. 

J. Paul Sampley (Author)
Release date: 
February 1, 2016

J. Paul Sampley explores how Paul instructed the followers who trekked behind him in "the upward call of God in Christ Jesus," (Phil. 3:14). 

Sarah Harding (Author)
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February 1, 2016

Sarah Harding examines Paul’s anthropology from the perspective of eschatology, concluding that his view of humans depends on his belief that the cosmos evolves through distinct aeons in progress towards its telos

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December 18, 2015

The eighth-century BCE Isaiah of Jerusalem, the so-called First Isaiah, is one of the most important theological voices in the Bible. J. J. M. Roberts makes good use of his broad comparative knowledge of ancient Near Eastern historical and religious sources in providing a fresh and original interpretation of this prophet’s genuine oracles.

Release date: 
December 15, 2015

The first two chapters of 1 Corinthians have played a significant role in the history of Christian theology. Interpreting the central event in Christianity, the crucifixion of Jesus, Paul reflects on the wisdom and foolishness of God in the “word of the cross.” 

Release date: 
December 15, 2015

Applying criteria for the identification of biblical Hebrew poetry, Jason M. H. Gaines distinguishes a nearly complete poetic Priestly stratum in the Pentateuch ("Poetic-P"), coherent in literary, narrative, and ideological terms, from a later prose redaction ("Prosaic-P"), which is fragmentary, supplemental, and distinct in thematic and theological concern.

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