30 Mar 2020

Tag: Old Testament

Bible Study & Reference

Ethical Dimension of Cult in the Book of Isaiah (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fa1/4r die Alttestamentliche Wissen) (Belhefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur Die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft) 

The book examines the relationship between cult and ethics in the book of Isaiah. Part I challenges the common assumption that the prophets were anti-cult by suggesting that the principles supporting both priestly and prophetic teaching about ritual and social justice were essentially the same….

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Can a Cushite Change His Skin?: An Examination of Race, Ethnicity, and Othering in the Hebrew Bible (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies) 

How did the authors of the Hebrew Bible perceive the Cushites? Sadler demonstrates that the answer to this question provides insights into the way differences that modern scholars would classify as “racial” were understood in ancient Israel/Judah. By examining explicit biblical references to Cush and…

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Mikra & Meaning 

Mikra and Meaning is a collection of essays by a leading Bible teacher who employs a contemporary, literary-theological method to examine biblical narratives from the life of Abraham to the trials of the Jewish people in their desert journey, with an emphasis on the narratives…