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Nahum, Book of

Shawn Flynn

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Book of NahumIntroductionThe book of Nahum is only three chapters long, but holds an important place with its vivid imagery of war and its certainty o...

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 ...

New Testament Views of Torah

William R. G. Loader

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

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

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 ...

New Testament, Men and Masculinity in the

Eric C. Stewart

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Men and Masculinity in the New TestamentIntroductionThe treatment of men as gendered beings is still relatively new despite the fact that most of the ...

New Testament, Rhetoric of the

Duane F. Watson

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

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

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 an...

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)IntroductionMore than 6,500 cuneiform texts and fragments have been discovered in northeastern Iraq in the vicinity of modern Kirku...

Old Testament, Biblical Theology in the

Leo G. Perdue, Joseph McDonald

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Biblical Theology in the Old Testament Introduction The origins of modern Old Testament theology may be traced to the late 18th century, when G...

Old Testament, Social Sciences and the

Victor H. Matthews

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Social Sciences and the Old TestamentIntroductionThe aim of social scientific criticism, as a subfield of biblical exegesis, is to study the biblical ...

Orality and Literacy

Holly Hearon

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Orality and LiteracyIntroductionDefining “orality” and “literacy” is no easy task. Generally, “literacy” is understood as the ability to read and writ...

Parables

John S. Kloppenborg

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Parables Introduction The Greek term parabolē is used in several senses: It sometimes introduces a figurative saying or a cryptic remark that r...

Paraenesis

James Starr

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Paraenesis ...

Passion Narratives

Ellen B. Aitken

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Passion Narratives Introduction The term “passion narrative” is used primarily to refer to the accounts given in the canonical gospels of t...

Pastorals

Raymond F. Collins

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Pastorals Introduction The modern study of the Pastoral Epistles (1–2 Timothy, Titus) began in the first decade of the 19th century when Ge...

Paul

Jerry L. Sumney

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

PaulIntroductionPaul is one of the most important figures in the earliest church. Although he was not a follower during the ministry of Jesus, he came...

Paul's Opponents

Jerry L. Sumney

Subject: Biblical Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Paul’s OpponentsIntroductionBeginning with some of the earliest, interpreters have sought to identify the teaching of those Paul opposed in his letter...

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