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Maccabean Revolt

Dov Gera

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Maccabean Revolt Introduction In 167 bce the Seleucid king Antiochus IV Epiphanes (reign from 175–164 bce) ordered the religious persecution o...

Maccabees, 1–4

Jan W. van Henten

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

1–4 Maccabees Introduction Several ancient versions of the Old Testament contain four books named after the Maccabees, which are not part of t...

Manasseh, King of Judah

Robert Foster

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Manasseh, King of Judah Introduction The portrayal of Manasseh in the biblical tradition presents differing views of his reign. 2 Kings 21:1–1...

Mark, Gospel of

James Keith Elliott

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Gospel of Mark Introduction Of the four canonical gospels, Mark seems to have been neglected in Antiquity, despite the tradition of Papias th...

Martyrdom

Jan W. van Henten

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Martyrdom Introduction Martyrdom in the Greco-Roman period is a scholarly construct. Which writings are relevant sources depends on the def...

Mary

Carly Daniel-Hughes

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Mary Introduction Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Jesus, has inspired some of the Christian tradition’s most majestic art, architecture, and m...

Matthew, Gospel of

Daniel J. Harrington

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Gospel of Matthew Introduction Matthew’s Gospel is generally regarded as a revised and expanded version of Mark’s Gospel. Tradition links its...

Midrash and Aggadah

Burton Visotzky

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Midrash and Aggadah Introduction Midrash (Hebrew: מדרש) is ancient rabbinic interpretation of scripture. Aggadah (Hebrew: אגדה) is rabbinic na...

Miracle Stories

Wendy Cotter

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Miracle Stories Introduction A miracle story is a narrative that has its climax in a divine, supernatural event/act. This bibliography addresse...

Moses

Thomas B. Dozeman

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Moses Introduction Moses is idealized as the liberator of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery, the founder of Yahwistic religion in the wilde...

Myth in the Hebrew Bible

Bernard F. Batto

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Myth in the Hebrew Bible Introduction Myth in the Hebrew Bible is a complex and controversial topic, depending on how one defines myth and som...

New Testament and Early Christianity, Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the

Todd Penner

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the New Testament and Early Christianity Introduction The study of gender, sex, and sexuality in early ...

New Testament Studies, Emerging Approaches in

Davina C. Lopez, Todd Penner

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-09-30

Emerging Approaches in New Testament Studies Introduction The study of the New Testament and early Christian texts has undergone major shifts i...

New Testament Views of Torah

William R. G. Loader

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

New Testament Views of Torah Introduction “Law” or “Torah” (Hebrew) normally refers to instruction given by God to Moses at Sinai and preserved...

New Testament, Feminist Scholarship on the

Davina C. Lopez, Todd Penner

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Feminist Scholarship on the New Testament Introduction In terms of feminist interpretation of the New Testament and early Christianity, this en...

New Testament, Rhetoric of the

Duane F. Watson

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Rhetoric of the New Testament Introduction Rhetoric is the art of persuasion. In the Western world, its practice is rooted in Greece and Rome...

New Testament, Social Sciences and the

Dietmar Neufeld

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Social Sciences and the New Testament Introduction Social-scientific criticism is the stage in the exegetical process that brings scrutiny ...

New Testament, Textual Criticism of the

James Keith Elliott

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Textual Criticism of the New Testament Introduction Textual criticism is concerned with documents written by hand. It is both a science...

Numbers, Book of

Reinhard Achenbach

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Book of Numbers Introduction The book of Numbers is the fourth part of the Torah (or, in Greek, the Pentateuch). In the Mishnah and in the Talm...

Nuzi (Nuzi Tablets)

Mark W. Chavalas

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Nuzi (Nuzi Tablets) Introduction More than 6,500 cuneiform texts and fragments have been discovered in northeastern Iraq in the vicinity of mo...

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