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Idol/Idolatry (HB/OT)

Aaron Tugendhaft

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Idol/Idolatry (HB/OT)IntroductionThe Hebrew Bible has often been characterized as concerned with the problem of idolatry. The term itself is of Greek ...

Imperial Cult and Early Christianity

Warren Carter

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Imperial Cult and Early Christianity Introduction The imperial cult or emperor worship honored the emperor during his reign (common in the east...

Infancy Gospel of Thomas

Robert Cousland

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Infancy Gospel of ThomasIntroductionThe so-called Infancy Gospel of Thomas (IGT) or Paidika is an apocryphal document that narrates episodes from Jesu...

Interpretation and Hermeneutics

Stephen L. Cook

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Interpretation and Hermeneutics Introduction The Bible is an all-time best-seller, but readers have always struggled to understand it, inte...

Isaiah

Marvin A. Sweeney, Kevin Tolley

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

IsaiahIntroductionThe book of Isaiah is the first of the major prophetic books of the Hebrew Bible, although rabbinic tradition sometimes places it th...

Israel, History of

Marc Brettler

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

History of Israel Introduction The history of Israel has become a highly contentious issue. Through much of the 20th century, most histories ...

James

Bruce Chilton

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

JAMES, the brother of JesusIntroductionWithin the New Testament, a figure named “James,” an English rendering that represents “Jacob” from Hebrew and ...

Jeremiah

Marvin A. Sweeney, Shelley Birdsong

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

JeremiahIntroductionThe Book of Jeremiah is the second of the major prophetic books of the Hebrew Bible, although Rabbinic tradition sometimes places ...

Jerusalem

Dan Pioske

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

JerusalemIntroductionJerusalem is the most important location in the Bible and the most researched within the realm of biblical studies. Already a Can...

Jesus of Nazareth

Pierluigi Piovanelli

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Jesus of Nazareth Introduction In modern and contemporary research, the study of the historical figure of Jesus of Nazareth has become a spec...

Jewish Christianity

Annette Yoshiko Reed

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Jewish Christianity Introduction “Jewish Christianity” is a modern scholarly category. In 19th- and early-20th-century scholarship, this and r...

Jewish Festivals

Alan Avery-Peck

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Jewish FestivalsIntroductionThe topic of Jewish holidays covers diverse historical periods, from biblical times until the present, and also diverse me...

Job

Carol Newsom

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Job Introduction The book of Job is one of the wisdom writings in the Hebrew Bible. In the Jewish canon it is placed with the Kethubim (“Writ...

John the Baptist

Federico Adinolfi, Joan Taylor

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

John the Baptist Introduction John the Baptist is an enigmatic figure within the New Testament. In Christian tradition his role as the precurs...

John, Gospel of

Gilbert Van Belle

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Gospel of John Introduction According to ecclesial tradition, the Fourth Gospel of the New Testament is attributed to the apostle John, the son...

Joshua

Thomas B. Dozeman

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Joshua Introduction The book of Joshua narrates the conquest of Canaan by the second generation of Israelites who left Egypt. The first gener...

Jubilees, Book of

John C. Endres

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Book of Jubilees Introduction The Book of Jubilees is a Jewish book from the 2nd century bce that presents the narrative of Genesis and Exodus ...

Judaism, Hellenistic

Lester L. Grabbe

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Hellenistic JudaismIntroductionThe term “Hellenistic Judaism” is a conventional one, long used, but a misnomer according to many contemporary scholars...

Judaism, Rabbinic

Rivka Ulmer

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Rabbinic Judaism Introduction The origins of rabbinic Judaism are found in the many Judaisms that coexisted during the Second Temple period...

Judaism, Second Temple

Annette Yoshiko Reed

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Second Temple Judaism Introduction “Second Temple Judaism” is a common designation for the Jewish traditions that flourished between the return...

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