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  1. The People and the Peoples

    The People and the Peoples: Syriac Dialogue Poems from Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Sebastian P. Brock (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780957522817
    Published by : Journal of Jewish Studies
    Series: Journal of Jewish Studies Supplement Series
    Volume: 3
    The conflict of the early Church with Judaism found expression in a particular genre of liturgical literature, Syriac dialogue poetry of the late antique period.

    In this book Sebastian Brock provides the Syriac texts of four anonymous dia... .... Learn More
  2. Hymns in Honour of the Hierarchy and Community, Installation Hymns and Hymns in Honour of Church Leaders and Patrons: Middle Persian and Parthian Hymns in the Turfan Collection

    Hymns in Honour of the Hierarchy and Community, Installation Hymns and Hymns in Honour of Church Leaders and Patrons: Middle Persian and Parthian Hymns in the Turfan Collection [Paperback]

    Claudia Leurini (Editor)

    Regular Price: £90.00

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    ISBN: 9782503575506
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Berliner Turfantexte
    Volume: 40
    This volume presents texts in the Iranian languages, Middle Persian and Parthian, preserved in the Berlin Turfan Collection. These hymns are predominantly in Middle Persian. They were identified by M. Boyce in the registers of her Catalogue of the... .... Learn More
  3. A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in Wadi ath-Thamad

    A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in Wadi ath-Thamad [Hardback]

    P. M. Michèle Daviau (Editor); Margreet L. Steiner (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785707087
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Major recent excavations have shed much light on the complexity of Iron Age society and religion in southern Palestine, a region where both Judeans and Edomites lived. However, it is not clear whether the religious practices attested at these site... .... Learn More
  4. Defining the Sacred

    Defining the Sacred: Approaches to the Archaeology of Religion in the Near East [Paperback]

    Nicola Laneri (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781782976790
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Religion is a phenomenon that is inseparable from human society. It brings about a set of emotional, ideological and practical elements that are pervasive in the social fabric of any society and characterizable by a number of features. these inclu... .... Learn More
  5. The Image and Its Prohibition in Jewish Antiquity

    The Image and Its Prohibition in Jewish Antiquity [Paperback]

    Sarah Pearce (Editor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780957522800
    Published by : Journal of Jewish Studies
    Volume: 2
    Against the commonly held opinion that ancient Judaism was an artless culture, this sumptuously illustrated book offers new ways of looking at art in Jewish antiquity. Leading experts, under the editorship of Sarah Pearce, skilful... .... Learn More
  6. Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan

    Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan: A Literary and Archaeological Guide [Paperback]

    Burton MacDonald (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780977409495
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    An interest in places of pilgrimage is very much a part of the life of many people in the modern world. For Christians, it is the Holy Land that holds specific interest - the area where the events described in the Bible, in both the Old and the... .... Learn More
  7. Qumran and Jerusalem

    Qumran and Jerusalem: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism [Paperback]

    Lawrence H. Schiffman (Author)

    Regular Price: £27.99

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    ISBN: 9780802849762
    Published by : William B. Eerdmans
    With the full publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls come major changes in our understanding of these fascinating texts and their significance for the study of the history of Judaism and Christianity. One of the most significant changes that one cann... .... Learn More
  8. The Story of the Scrolls

    The Story of the Scrolls [Paperback]

    Geza Vermes (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780141046150
    Published by : Penguin Books Ltd
    Vermes relates the controversial story of the discovery and publication of the scrolls, revealing cover-ups, blunders and academic in-fighting, but also the passion and dedication of many of those involved. He shares what he has learned about the ... .... Learn More
  9. The Sword and the Stylus

    The Sword and the Stylus: An Introduction to Wisdom in the Age of Empires [Paperback]

    Leo G. Perdue (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780802862457
    Published by : William B. Eerdmans
    Leo Perdue here argues from a sociohistorical approach that the proper understanding of ancient wisdom literature requires one to move out of the realm of philosophical idealism into the flesh and blood of human history. Arguing that wisdom was... .... Learn More
  10. Philosophy and Practice in Writing a History of Ancient Israel

    Philosophy and Practice in Writing a History of Ancient Israel [Paperback]

    Megan Bishop Moore (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780567109897
    Published by : Continuum International Pub.
    This book addresses debate between 'minimalist' historians who find the Biblical text to be a relatively recent Persian/Hellenistic construction and the 'non-minimalists', who take the Biblical record at face value. Moore examines the issues f... .... Learn More

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