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  1. 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, skilfully explore differ... .... Learn More
  2. Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan

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

    Burton MacDonald (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    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
  3. 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
  4. The Story of the Scrolls

    The Story of the Scrolls [Paperback]

    Geza Vermes (Author)

    Regular Price: £10.99

    Special Price: £4.95

    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
  5. The Sword and the Stylus

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

    Leo G. Perdue (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.99

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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
  6. Lost Treasures of the Bible

    Lost Treasures of the Bible [Paperback]

    Clyde E. Fant (Author); Mitchell G. Reddish (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780802828811
    Published by : William B. Eerdmans
    This book describes and analyses over one hundred artefacts on display in museums around the world, linking them into a roughly chronological overview of Ancient Near Eastern history. The book is clearly aimed at those who have arrived at an in... .... Learn More
  7. 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)

    Regular Price: £42.99

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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
  8. The Dead Sea Scrolls

    The Dead Sea Scrolls [Paperback]

    Eileen M. Schuller (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780334040248
    Published by : SCM-CANTERBURY PRESS LTD
    This stimulating overview of Dead Sea Scroll studies first recounts the key phases of fifty years of scholarship, then explores the value of the scrolls for our knowledge of ancient Jewish scripture and its formation, prayers and ... .... Learn More
  9. Copper Scroll Studies

    Copper Scroll Studies [Paperback]

    George J. Brooke (Editor); Philip R. Davies (Editor)

    Regular Price: £59.99

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9780567084569
    Published by : T & T Clark
    These papers cover the history of the Scroll's interpretation; how it should be conserved, restored and read; how it was produced; the meaning of its technical terms; its genre; its geography; its correlation with archaeological remains; and not l... .... Learn More
  10. Piety and Politics

    Piety and Politics: The Dynamics of Royal Authority in Homeric Greece, Biblical Israel, and Old Babylonian Mesopotamia [Hardback]

    Dale Launderville (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780802839947
    Published by : William B. Eerdmans
    In Homeric Greece, Biblical Israel, and Old Mesopotamia, the king was said to be installed by divine appointment and was regarded as having a special and privileged relationship with God or the gods. This comparative and thematic study assesses... .... Learn More

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