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Product Description: The so-called purity laws in Leviticus 11-15 reflect a cultic and social view on the male and female body. These texts do not give detailed physiological descriptions. Instead, they prescribe what to do in the cases of skin disease, delivery and wo/man's genital discharges, but the particular way of dealing with the body and the language used in Leviticus 12 and 15 ask for clarification: How do these texts construct the male and female body? Which roles does gender play within this language? By means of themes like menstruation and circumcision, the author unfolds the language used for the body in Leviticus and its interpretation history...read more

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9780567246561 | T&t Clark Ltd, February 9, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: The so-called purity laws in Leviticus 11-15 reflect a cultic and social view on the male and female body.

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Product Description: How does performing affect those who perform? Starting from observation of the intergenerational tradition of performing the Song of Moses (Deuteronomy 32.1–43), Keith Stone explores ways in which the Song contributes to Deuteronomy’s educational program through the dynamics of reenactment that operate in traditions of performance...read more

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9780674971172, titled "Singing Moses’s Song: A Performance-critical Analysis of Deuteronomy’s Song of Moses" | Ilex Foundation, February 13, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: How does performing affect those who perform?

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Product Description: English summary: This anthology presents the proceedings of the most recent Interdisciplinary Colloquium for Classical Studies at the University of Basel, a form of event that combined the elements of a research colloquium with a student lecture-course in which students, junior researchers, and established scholars from the Classical Studies Society of Basel as well as international presenters all participated in an interdisciplinary discussion...read more
By Melanie Wasmuth (editor)

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9783727817847 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, December 31, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: English summary: This anthology presents the proceedings of the most recent Interdisciplinary Colloquium for Classical Studies at the University of Basel, a form of event that combined the elements of a research colloquium with a student lecture-course in which students, junior researchers, and established scholars from the Classical Studies Society of Basel as well as international presenters all participated in an interdisciplinary discussion.

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Product Description: Der Jalkut Schimoni ist ein Sammelwerk rabbinischer Auslegungen zur gesamten hebraischen Bibel. Unerforscht ist, nach welchen Kriterien die Auslegungen ausgewahlt wurden und ob das Werk als umfassendes Nachschlagewerk fur exegetische Fragen, zur Verbindung von Bibelauslegung in Talmud und Midrasch oder zur Reform der rabbinischen Auslegungstradition konzipiert wurde...read more

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9783110479348 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 15, 2016, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: Der Jalkut Schimoni ist ein Sammelwerk rabbinischer Auslegungen zur gesamten hebraischen Bibel.

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Product Description: To be human means to resist dehumanization. In the darkest periods of human history, men and women have risen up and in many different voices said this one thing: “Do not treat me like this. Treat me like the human being that I am...read more

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9780814684191 | Michael Glazier, November 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: To be human means to resist dehumanization.

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Product Description: David’s Successors: Kingship in the Old Testament argues for a new reading of kingship in the Old Testament. Rather than presenting the kings as monsters—with the occasional angelic ruler—this study seeks a more nuanced version of kingship...read more

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9780814682517 | Michael Glazier, November 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: David’s Successors: Kingship in the Old Testament argues for a new reading of kingship in the Old Testament.

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Product Description: When Cecil B. DeMille's epic, The Ten Commandments, came out in 1956, lines of people crowded into theaters across America to admire the movie's spectacular special effects. Thanks to DeMille, the commandments now had fans as well as adherents...read more

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9780190253196 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When Cecil B.

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Product Description: Redeeming Relevance in the book of Deuteronomy continues Rabbi Francis Nataf’s innovative analysis of the five books of the biblical Torah. A fresh look at the final and most challenging of the five books, this volume focuses on topics such as mortality, personal vision, identity, humanity, and religion and state...read more

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9789655242607 | Urim Pubns, November 1, 2016, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Redeeming Relevance in the book of Deuteronomy continues Rabbi Francis Nataf’s innovative analysis of the five books of the biblical Torah.

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Product Description: In Ecclesiastes, the authorial voice of Qohelet presents an identity that has challenged readers for centuries. This book offers a reception history of the different ways readers have constructed Qohelet as an author. Previous reception histories of Ecclesiastes group readings into "premodern" and "critical," or separate Jewish from Christian readings...read more

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9781845530723 | Acumen Pub Ltd, October 31, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book examines the long-held scholarly assumptions that the Book of Ecclesiastes represents a heterodox or otherwise "minority" voice in the Hebrew Bible.

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9781845530730 | Acumen Pub Ltd, October 31, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In Ecclesiastes, the authorial voice of Qohelet presents an identity that has challenged readers for centuries.

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Product Description: Benjamin is portrayed in Chronicles differently from how he is portrayed in the Deuteronomic History. In the latter, Benjamin's relation to Judah is shown as varied and complex, incorporating both highs and lows. The Chronicler, by contrast, smooths over these difficulties by emphasizing the historically close relationship between the two tribes...read more
By Claudia V. Camp (editor)

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9780567667311 | T&t Clark Ltd, October 20, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Benjamin is portrayed in Chronicles differently from how he is portrayed in the Deuteronomic History.

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Product Description: Many readers are convinced that the Psalms are hopelessly “masculine,” especially given that seventy-three of the 150 psalms begin with headings linking them to King David. In this volume, Denise Dombkowski Hopkins sets stories about women in the Hebrew Bible alongside Psalms 42–89 as “intertexts” for interpretation...read more

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9780814681206 | Michael Glazier, October 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Many readers are convinced that the Psalms are hopelessly “masculine,” especially given that seventy-three of the 150 psalms begin with headings linking them to King David.

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Product Description: Arguably the biggest blockbuster love song ever composed, the Song of Songs holds a unique place in Jewish and Christian canons as the “holiest” book, in the minds of some readers, and the sexiest in its language and imagery. This commentary aims to interpret this vibrant Song in a contemporary feminist key, informed by close linguistic-literary and social-cultural analysis...read more

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9780814681244 | Michael Glazier, October 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Arguably the biggest blockbuster love song ever composed, the Song of Songs holds a unique place in Jewish and Christian canons as the “holiest” book, in the minds of some readers, and the sexiest in its language and imagery.

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Product Description: In der alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft wird derzeit die Frage nach der lokalen Herkunft des Gottes Yahwe, nach seiner typologischer Einordnung in das Pantheon Syriens, Israels/Palastinas und Nordarabiens in der spaten Bronzezeit und fruhen Eisenzeit sowie nach den Anfangen der kultischen Verehrung Yahwes heftig diskutiert...read more
By Markus Witte (editor)

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9783110425383 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 15, 2016, cover price $168.00 | About this edition: In der alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft wird derzeit die Frage nach der lokalen Herkunft des Gottes Yahwe, nach seiner typologischer Einordnung in das Pantheon Syriens, Israels/Palastinas und Nordarabiens in der spaten Bronzezeit und fruhen Eisenzeit sowie nach den Anfangen der kultischen Verehrung Yahwes heftig diskutiert.

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Product Description: Collated for the first time ever, Emma England presents a detailed methodology for analyzing the content of biblical narratives as they have been retold for children throughout the ages. England complements her literary analysis of the means of presenting biblical tales to children with a rigorous quantitative analysis of which elements of the Genesis flood were included in 273 re-tellings published in English, in England, between 1837 and 2006...read more
By William John Lyons (editor)

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9780567668462 | T&t Clark Ltd, January 12, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Collated for the first time ever, Emma England presents a detailed methodology for analyzing the content of biblical narratives as they have been retold for children throughout the ages.

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Product Description: When we encounter a text, whether ancient or modern, we typically start at the beginning and work our way toward the end. In Tracking the Master Scribe, Sara J. Milstein demonstrates that for biblical and Mesopotamian literature, this habit can lead to misinterpretation...read more

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9780190205393 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: When we encounter a text, whether ancient or modern, we typically start at the beginning and work our way toward the end.

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Product Description: Translated into clear and comprehensive English by a professor of English and scholar of the Bible, Sacred Scrolls in Plain English presents a whole new and widely accessible understanding of the short biblical books of Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Proverbs, Ruth, and Lamentations...read more

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9789655242645 | Urim Pubns, October 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Translated into clear and comprehensive English by a professor of English and scholar of the Bible, Sacred Scrolls in Plain English presents a whole new and widely accessible understanding of the short biblical books of Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Proverbs, Ruth, and Lamentations.

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Product Description: Printed editions of midrashim, rabbinic expositions of the Bible, flooded the market for Hebrew books in the sixteenth century. First published by Iberian immigrants to the Ottoman Empire, they were later reprinted in large numbers at the famous Hebrew presses of Venice...read more

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9780198759232 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Printed editions of midrashim, rabbinic expositions of the Bible, flooded the market for Hebrew books in the sixteenth century.

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Product Description: The Song of Songs is redolent with poetic imagery, featuring as it does the love songs of a man and a woman as they explore their relationship. Down the centuries it has often been interpreted either as a sexually-charged love story or an entirely metaphorical imagining of the relationship between God and his people...read more

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9781444702057 | Hodder & Stoughton, September 13, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The Song of Songs is redolent with poetic imagery, featuring as it does the love songs of a man and a woman as they explore their relationship.
9781444702040 | Hodder & Stoughton, September 8, 2015, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: The Song of Songs is redolent with poetic imagery, featuring as it does the love songs of a man and a woman as they explore their relationship.

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Product Description: The opening sector of the book of Exodus is a powerful narrative and a striking example of the artistic qualities of the Pentateuch, a facet of the text that occasionally is neglected in high-level scholarship. Exodus 1-2 is finely choreographed work that compresses a vast amount of material onto a limited textual canvas, creating a story that appeals to readers of every age...read more

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9780198784074 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 7, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The opening sector of the book of Exodus is a powerful narrative and a striking example of the artistic qualities of the Pentateuch, a facet of the text that occasionally is neglected in high-level scholarship.

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9781414380537 | Tyndale House Pub, September 1, 2016, cover price $15.99 | also contains Agents of Babylon: What the Prophecies of Daniel Tell Us About the End of Days

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9781496410320 | Unabridged edition (Tyndale House Pub, December 1, 2015), cover price $26.99

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Product Description: This collection of essays fills a gap in research on the recurring theme of the Wisdom of the deity, its decryption and reception. South African and international scholars have applied new critiques to the Old Testament and associated Apocryphal and Cognate literature, with a specific focus on Wisdom...read more
By Nicholas P. L. Allen (editor) and Pierre J. Jordaan (editor)

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9783110464269 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 31, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays fills a gap in research on the recurring theme of the Wisdom of the deity, its decryption and reception.

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