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Re Reading Again A Mosaic Reading of Numbers 25

by Anthony Rees
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date: 2015-02-26
Genre: Religion

Guided by the metaphor of the art form known as a mosaic, this book advocates a pluralistic approach to biblical studies. Rees argues that the text itself can be described as a 'mosaic', with each new reading adding to the mosaic.Interpretation is therefore both observation and invention, or contrib

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Re Reading Again

by Anthony Rees
Publisher:
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Bible

Guided by the metaphor of the art form known as a mosaic, this book advocates a pluralistic approach to biblical studies. Rees argues that the text itself can be described as a 'mosaic', with each new reading adding to the mosaic. Interpretation is therefore both observation and invention, or contri

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Violence in the Hebrew Bible

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Publisher: BRILL
Release Date: 2020-07-27
Genre: Religion

In Violence in the Hebrew Bible texts of violence in the Hebrew Bible and their reception history are discussed. The central question of the essays is how to allow for a given text’s plurality of possible and realised meanings while also retaining the ability to form critical judgments regarding b

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Making Sense of Motherhood

by Beth M. Stovell
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Genre: Religion

Motherhood provides a crucial place for exploring human life and its meaning. Within motherhood lies a deep tension between the pain, crisis, and association with death in motherhood and the joy, transformation, and life in motherhood. Few metaphors in Scripture (or in life) stand so firmly between

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Rape Culture Gender Violence and Religion

by Caroline Blyth
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2018-02-14
Genre: Religion

This book explores the Bible’s ongoing relevance in contemporary discussions around rape culture and gender violence. Each chapter considers the ways that biblical texts and themes engage with various forms of gender violence, including the subjective, physical violence of rape, the symbolic viole

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Desert Transformations

by Christian Frevel
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
Release Date: 2020-02-11
Genre: Religion

Classical Pentateuch research mainly dealt with the books of Genesis, Exodus and Deuteronomy and it is only in recent decades that the literary and theological meanings of Moses' fourth book has been rediscovered. In this volume, Christian Frevel lets the interplay between narrative and legislative

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Voices and Views on Paul

by Ben Witherington III
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Release Date: 2020-08-11
Genre: Religion

In the field of Pauline studies, much has changed over the last twenty years. In this reliable guide to the major terrain of Pauline scholarship, Ben Witherington and Jason Myers explain and analyze the thought of recent major Pauline interpreters and track developments within this dynamic field ove

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In the Beginning

by Chaim Potok
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Release Date: 2010-02-17
Genre: Fiction

“Powerful . . . It successfully recreates a time and place and the journey of a soul.”—The New York Times All beginnings are hard—that is the lesson David Lurie learns early and painfully in his life. As a boy in the depression-shadowed Bronx, he must begin to hold his own against neighborho

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Guitar Stories

by Michael Wright
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Music

Author Michael Wright builds on the success of his Guitar Stories, Volume One in this series of histories of cool guitars. Volume Two continues Wright's incredible research and painstaking attention to detail, covering brands that had a heavy impact in the world of the guitar, including companies su

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