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Product Description: There have been numerous publications in the last decades on the Bible in literature, film, and art. But until now, no reference work has yet appeared on the Bible as it appears in Western music. In The Bible in Music: A Dictionary of Songs, Works, and More, scholars Siobhán Dowling Long and John F...read more

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9780810884519 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 3, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: There have been numerous publications in the last decades on the Bible in literature, film, and art.

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Product Description: The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture provides readers with a concise, readable and scholarly introduction to twenty-first century approaches to the Bible. Consists of 30 articles written by distinguished specialists from around the world Draws on interdisciplinary and international examples to explore how the Bible has impacted on all the major social contexts where it has been influential – ancient, medieval and modern, world-wide Gives examples of how the Bible has influenced literature, art, music, history, religious studies, politics, ecology and sociology Each article is accompanied by a comprehensive bibliography Offers guidance on how to read the Bible and its many interpretations...read more
By John F. A. Sawyer (editor)

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9781405101363 | Blackwell Pub, October 16, 2006, cover price $199.95 | About this edition: The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture provides readers with a concise, readable and scholarly introduction to twenty-first century approaches to the Bible.

Paperback:

9780470674888 | Blackwell Pub, July 31, 2012, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: The Blackwell Companion to the Bible and Culture provides readers with a concise, readable and scholarly introduction to twenty-first century approaches to the Bible.

Miscellaneous:

9781405178327 | Blackwell Pub, April 15, 2008, cover price $167.95

Miscellaneous:

9780470997000 | Onl edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 25, 2008), cover price $170.00

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Product Description: This dictionary not only identifies terms and biblical figures but also examines them from the perspective of "reception history"--the history of the Bible's effect on its readers. Biblical books, passages, and characters certainly played important roles in the history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, but they also influenced other religious traditions, preachers, writers, poets, artists, and filmmakers...read more

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9780664223380 | Westminster John Knox Pr, January 30, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This dictionary not only identifies terms and biblical figures but also examines them from the perspective of "reception history"--the history of the Bible's effect on its readers.

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Product Description: The Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion provides the specialist and the general reader with accurate, up-to-date information on every aspect of the crucial interface between language and religion. Easy access to material in over 320 articles by scholars in many fields is provided both in a clear thematic arrangement, and by means of a comprehensive and detailed general index...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By R. E. Asher (editor), John F. A. Sawyer (editor) and J. M. Y. Simpson (editor)

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9780080431673 | Pergamon Pr, May 22, 2001, cover price $375.00 | About this edition: The Concise Encyclopedia of Language and Religion provides the specialist and the general reader with accurate, up-to-date information on every aspect of the crucial interface between language and religion.

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Product Description: Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts is the first comprehensive study of the role of languages and texts in the religions of the Greco-Roman world, including Judaism and Christianity.It explores bilingualism, language learning, literacy, book production and translation, as well as some of the more explicitly religious factors, including beliefs about language, missionary zeal, ritual, conservatism and the power of a priestly establishment...read more

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9780415125468 | Routledge, September 1, 1999, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts is the first comprehensive study of the role of languages and texts in the religions of the Greco-Roman world, including Judaism and Christianity.

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9780415125475 | Routledge, September 1, 1999, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts is the first comprehensive study of the role of languages and texts in the religions of the Greco-Roman world, including Judaism and Christianity.

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Product Description: Until recently Leviticus has been read, especially in Christian circles, as part of a 'priestly' work with a predominantly prescriptive and ritualistic agenda. In this volume of papers read at a colloquium held in honour of Mary Douglas at Lancaster University in 1995, experts in the Hebrew Bible, Jewish law, comparative law, classical literature and social anthropology raise challenging questions about the composition, context and purpose of the book...read more
By John F. A. Sawyer (editor)

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9781850756286 | T&t Clark Ltd, October 1, 1996, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: Until recently Leviticus has been read, especially in Christian circles, as part of a 'priestly' work with a predominantly prescriptive and ritualistic agenda.

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Book Description: Showing how Isaiah has been used by Christians in all kinds of contexts up to the present, this text provides insight into his influence, from the cult of the Virgin Mary and anti-Semitism to Christian feminism and liberation theology, with full documentation and illustrations. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521440073 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $115.99 | About this edition: Showing how Isaiah has been used by Christians in all kinds of contexts up to the present, this text provides insight into his influence, from the cult of the Virgin Mary and anti-Semitism to Christian feminism and liberation theology, with full documentation and illustrations.

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9780521565967 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Showing how Isaiah has been used by Christians in all kinds of contexts up to the present, this text provides insight into his influence, from the cult of the Virgin Mary and anti-Semitism to Christian feminism and liberation theology, with full documentation and illustrations.

A revised and updated edition of a classic textbook in the Oxford Bible Series about prophecy and prophets, this book is a clear and succinct study of prophecy both as a phenomenon in the wide context and as represented in the Bible. Surveying all the prophets from Moses to Huldah, the author also looks at the interpretation of prophecy through history by Christians, Muslims, and Jews--and most recently by feminists. This lucid and succinct study will be essential to those interested in biblical studies or religion--be it Christianity, Judaism, or Hinduism.

Hardcover:

9780198262107 | Rev sub edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 26, 1993), cover price $47.00

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9780198262091 | Revised edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 26, 1993), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: A revised and updated edition of a classic textbook in the Oxford Bible Series about prophecy and prophets, this book is a clear and succinct study of prophecy both as a phenomenon in the wide context and as represented in the Bible.

Hardcover:

9780192132499 | Reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 18, 1987), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: For decades, millions of Christians have discovered William Barclay's Daily Study Bible to be the ideal New Testament commentary series for both devotional reading and serious Bible study.

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9780664218393 | Westminster John Knox Pr, June 1, 1986, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: For decades, millions of Christians have discovered William Barclay's Daily Study Bible to be the ideal New Testament commentary series for both devotional reading and serious Bible study.

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9780664245887, titled "Isaiah/Chapters 33 to 66" | Westminster John Knox Pr, May 1, 1986, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: One of the most important and cherished books in the Old Testament, Isaiah contains a message of vibrant spirituality.

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Product Description: For decades, millions of Christians have discovered William Barclay's Daily Study Bible to be the ideal New Testament commentary series for both devotional reading and serious Bible study. Now, carrying forward brilliantly the pattern established by Barclay, The Daily Study Bible has been extended into a coverage of the entire Old Testament...read more

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9780664218126 | Westminster John Knox Pr, November 1, 1984, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: For decades, millions of Christians have discovered William Barclay's Daily Study Bible to be the ideal New Testament commentary series for both devotional reading and serious Bible study.

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9780664245795 | Westminster John Knox Pr, November 1, 1984, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: This prophetic Old Testament book begins by telling the reader that it is the "vision" of Isaiah.

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Product Description: This book consists of papers delivered at a Colloquium held at the University of London Institute of Archaeology on 3-4 April 1981 attended by approximately fifty scholars, from America, Europe and the Near East, as well as from Britain...read more

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9780905774480 | Sheffield Academic Pr, June 1, 1983, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This book consists of papers delivered at a Colloquium held at the University of London Institute of Archaeology on 3-4 April 1981 attended by approximately fifty scholars, from America, Europe and the Near East, as well as from Britain.

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Product Description: Book by Sawyer, John F. A.

Paperback:

9780840130747 | Alec R Allenson, June 1, 1972, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Book by Sawyer, John F.

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