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Babatha’s OrchardThe Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Babatha’s Orchard: The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Philip F. Esler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198767169
eISBN:
9780191821349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767169.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Biblical Studies

In 1961 archaeologists discovered a family archive of legal papyri in a cave near the Dead Sea where their owner, the Jewish woman Babatha, had hidden them in 135 CE at the end of the Bar Kokhba ... More

The Conflict Myth and the Biblical Tradition

The Conflict Myth and the Biblical Tradition

Debra Scoggins Ballentine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199370252
eISBN:
9780190226824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370252.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The divine warrior defeats the sea-god or sea-dragon to secure his throne. For over two thousand years, authors adapted this theme of divine combat in order to validate their preferred ideologies and ... More

Ethics and Biblical NarrativeA Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

S. Min Chun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This book proposes a methodological framework for an ethical reading of Old Testament narrative and demonstrates its benefits and validity by providing an exemplary reading of the story of Josiah in ... More

Keys to JerusalemCollected Essays

Keys to Jerusalem: Collected Essays

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642021
eISBN:
9780191738555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642021.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The author of this book has lived in Jerusalem for forty-eight years, during which time he has taught graduate students its history and archaeology, and also compiled a bestselling archaeological ... More

The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

Eugen J. Pentiuc

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195331226
eISBN:
9780199358380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331226.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This book provides a general overview and a succinct analysis of the primary ways in which the Old Testament has been received, interpreted, and conveyed within Eastern Orthodox tradition. The work ... More

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