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The Schweich Lectures and Biblical Archaeology

The Schweich Lectures and Biblical Archaeology

Graham Davies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264874
eISBN:
9780191754067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264874.001.0001

The first Schweich Lectures were given by Professor S. R. Driver of Oxford University in 1908 and the British Academy celebrated the centenary of the lectures with a single lecture in 2008. This book ... More

The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?

The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Ismo Dunderberg

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.001.0001

The relationship between the Gospel of John and the Gospel of Thomas has become a hotly debated issue, with several scholars arguing that John and Thomas are gospels in conflict. The first part of ... More

Biblical Natural Law

Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

Matthew Levering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535293
eISBN:
9780191715839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535293.001.0001

This book serves as an introduction to natural law theory. The Introduction proposes that natural law theory makes most sense in light of an understanding of a loving Creator. The first chapter then ... More

Created Equal

Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought

Joshua A. Berman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374704
eISBN:
9780199871438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374704.001.0001

This book reveals the Hebrew Bible to be a sophisticated work of political philosophy, and the birthplace of egalitarian thought. Focusing on the Pentateuch, this book lays bare the manner in which ... More

Righteous Jehu and his Evil Heirs

Righteous Jehu and his Evil Heirs: The Deuteronomist's Negative Perspective on Dynastic Succession

David T. Lamb

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231478
eISBN:
9780191710841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231478.001.0001

This book examines not only the dynasty of Jehu within the narrative of 2 Kings, but also the broader context of the dynasties of Israel and Judah in the books of Kings and Samuel. It discusses ... More

The Gospel of Mary

The Gospel of Mary

Christopher Tuckett (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212132
eISBN:
9780191705922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.001.0001

This book, which is the first in a series providing authoritative texts of key non-canonical gospel writings, comprises a critical edition, with full translations, of all the extant manuscripts of ... More

Not Bread Alone

Not Bread Alone: The Uses of Food in the Old Testament

Nathan MacDonald

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546527
eISBN:
9780191720215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546527.001.0001

In ancient Israel the production of food was a basic concern of almost every Israelite. Consequently, there are few pages in the Old Testament that do not mention food, and food provides some of the ... More

Keys to Second Corinthians

Keys to Second Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592104
eISBN:
9780191595608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592104.001.0001

This book brings together twelve originally independent articles dealing with various aspects of 2 Corinthians which were published between 1985 and 1993. The articles deal with (a) co‐authorship in ... More

Keys to First Corinthians

Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.001.0001

This book brings together sixteen originally independent articles dealing with various aspects of 1 Corinthians and published between 1976 and 1993. As the series develops there are more frequent ... More

Wisdom and Law in the Old Testament

Wisdom and Law in the Old Testament: The Ordering of Life in Israel and Early Judaism

Joseph Blenkinsopp

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198755036
eISBN:
9780191695131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755036.001.0001

This new edition has been considerably expanded to take in work on the legal and didactic material published since the 1980s. It gives more attention to the different literary genres used by Israel's ... More

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