Download Ephesians: A Handbook on the Greek Text (Baylor Handbook on by William J. Larkin PDF

By William J. Larkin

During this quantity, William Larkin offers scholars with a competent consultant during the intricacies of the Greek textual content of Ephesians, introducing them to consensus perspectives on concerns of syntax, semantics, and textual feedback. furthermore, the annotations include references to present debates on the subject of the language of Ephesians. Larkins annotations display that linguistically expert analyses that have seemed within the final couple of a long time usually make clear previous questions.

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Download The Stolen Bible: From Tool of Imperialism to African Icon by Gerald O. West PDF

By Gerald O. West

The Stolen Bible tells the tale of ways Southern Africans have interacted with the Bible from its arrival in Dutch imperial ships within the mid-1600s via to modern post-apartheid South Africa.

The Stolen Bible emphasises African company and distinguishes among African receptions of the Bible and African receptions of missionary-colonial Christianity. via a sequence of precise old, geographical, and hermeneutical case-studies the e-book analyses Southern African receptions of the Bible, together with the earliest African encounters with the Bible, the interpretation of the Bible into an African language, the appropriation of the Bible through African self sufficient church buildings, using the Bible within the Black liberation fight, and the ways that the Bible is embodied within the lives of standard Africans.

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Download Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible by Kevin J. Vanhoozer PDF

By Kevin J. Vanhoozer

For the pastor or critical layperson, the area of biblical interpretation could be a complicated maze of personalities, groups, equipment, and theories. This maze can usually bring about obscuring the most target of reading Scripture: listening to and figuring out God larger. The Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible is a groundbreaking reference device that introduces readers to key names, theories, and ideas within the box of biblical interpretation. It discusses those ways and evaluates their helpfulness in permitting Christians to listen to what God is asserting to the church via Scripture. The participants come from numerous backgrounds, and the dictionary covers a vast variety of themes with either readability and intensity.

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Download Studies in Josephus and the Varieties of Ancient Judaism by Shaye J. D. Cohen, Joshua J. Schwartz PDF

By Shaye J. D. Cohen, Joshua J. Schwartz

This selection of articles honoring eminent classicist and historian Louis H. Feldman brings jointly a bunch of fashionable students from worldwide writing on such fields as biblical interpretation, Judaism and Hellenism, Jews and Gentiles, Josephus, Jewish Literatures of the second one Temple, Mishnah and Talmud classes, historical past of the Mishnah and Talmud classes, Jerusalem and lots more and plenty extra.

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Download The Ethics of Obscene Speech in Early Christianity and Its by Jeremy F Hultin PDF

By Jeremy F Hultin

This publication goals to contextualize early Christian rhetoric approximately foul language by means of asking such questions as: the place was once foul language encountered? What have been the normal arguments for averting (or for utilizing) obscene phrases? How could the avoidance of such speech were interpreted via others? A cautious exam of the traditional makes use of of and discourse approximately foul language illuminates the ethical common sense implicit in a number of Jewish and Christian texts (e.g. "Sirach", "Colossians", "Ephesians", the "Didache", and the writings of Clement of Alexandria). even though the Christians of the 1st centuries have been regularly against foul language, that they had a number of purposes for his or her ethical stance, they usually held varied perspectives approximately what function speech should still play in forming their id as a "holy people."

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Download The Bible, Theology, and Faith: A Study of Abraham and Jesus by R. W. L. Moberly PDF

By R. W. L. Moberly

R.W.L. Moberly's objective is to "read the Bible for all it truly is worth," via connecting the trivia of biblical scholarship with the massive questions of God and human lifestyles. vintage Christian understandings of what's essential to communicate validly approximately God are used to set a context for contemporary linguistic and historic interpretation for you to produce a postmodern figuring out of biblical interpretation. specified experiences of Abraham's sacrifice in Genesis 22, the tale of the adventure to Emmaus (Luke 24), and the Christology of Matthew's Gospel combine concept with perform.

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