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Making Sense of Old Testament Genocide

Christian Interpretations of Herem Passages

by Christian Hofreiter

<p>The divine commands to annihilate the seven nations living in Canaan (to 'devote them to destruction', herem in Biblical Hebrew) are perhaps the most morally troubling texts of the Hebrew and Christian bibles. Making Sense of Old Testament ...

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Marcion and the Making of a Heretic

God and Scripture in the Second Century

by Judith M. Lieu

<p>A comprehensive and authoritative account of the 'heretic' Marcion, this volume traces the development of the concept and language of heresy in the setting of an exploration of second-century Christian intellectual debate. Judith M. Lieu ...

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Marginal(ized) Prospects through Biblical Ritual and Law

Lections from the Threshold

by Bernon Lee

<p>This book follows a reader’s logic of association through a series of overlapping constructs in biblical prescription of things prized and lofty—holy hair, unblemished beasts, sacred edibles, wholesome wombs, pristine precincts, esteemed ...

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Mark

An Introduction and Commentary

by Eckhard J. Schnabel

<p>New exegetical commentary on the Gospel of Mark for preachers, Bible teachers, non-specialists Mark wrote his Gospel to explain why and how Jesus is the Messiah and Son of God who fulfils God's promises as he proclaims and embodies the coming

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Mark

by Darrell Bock

<p>This volume provides a comprehensive, accessible introduction to the Gospel of Mark, now widely considered the first recorded treatment of Jesus. Darrell Bock explains how this text, once the least-used gospel, came to be regarded as the ...

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Mark

Follow me

by Carolyn Nystrom

<p>In the book of Mark we meet Jesus, the man who is king. He shatters our expectations. He comes to serve and not to be served. He eats with sinners rather than royalty. And his crown is made of thorns. This is the one who calls us to follow ...

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Mark 13 and the Return of the Shepherd

The Narrative Logic of Zechariah in Mark

by Paul Sloan

<p>Paul T. Sloan presents a detailed interpretation of Mark's Olivet Discourse in light of the Gospel's many allusions to the book of Zechariah, and argues that previous studies have rightly demonstrated the influence of Zechariah 9–14 on the ...

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Mark 15:39 as a Markan Theology of Revelation

The Centurion's Confession as Apocalyptic Unveiling

by Brian K. Gamel

<p>In the Gospel of Mark, Jesus' arrest, trial and execution ends with the Roman centurion who oversees the death process proclaiming Jesus as God's son. Gamel explores two key questions in relation to this moment: what does the centurion mean ...

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Mark: An Introduction and Study Guide

Shaping the Life and Legacy of Jesus

by Abraham Smith

<p>This Guide reads the Gospel of Mark as a 1st-century CE story <em>about</em> Jesus, <em>for</em> his followers, and <em>against</em> tyranny or the abusive use of power.</p> <p>First, the book shows students how the Gospel uses the form of a

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Mark: The Messiah In Action

by David Jeremiah

Jesus is always at work.Mark was not one of Jesus' original disciples, but he was present at the birth of the church and had a strong relationship with Peter. After Peter was put to death during the reign of Emperor Nero, Mark decided to record ...

ISBN: 9780310091516

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Marriage by Capture in the Book of Judges

An Anthropological Approach

by Katherine E. Southwood

<p>In this book, Katherine E. Southwood offers a new approach to interpreting Judges 21. Breaking away from traditional interpretations of kingship, feminism, or comparisons with Greek or Roman mythology, she explores the concepts of marriage, ...

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Maternal Grief in the Hebrew Bible

by Ekaterina E. Kozlova

<p>Setting out from the observation made in the social sciences that maternal grief can at times be a motor of societal change, Ekaterina E. Kozlova demonstrates that a similar mechanism operates also in the biblical world. Kozlova argues that ...

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Matthew

A Pastoral and Contextual Commentary

by Samson L. Uytanlet & Kiem-Kiok Kwa

<p>The Asia Bible Commentary series empowers Christian believers in Asia to read the Bible from within their respective contexts. Holistic in its approach to the text, each exposition of the biblical books combines exegesis and application. The ...

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Matthew

Being Discipled by Jesus

by Stephen Eyre

<p>What would it be like to be discipled by Jesus? What would he teach us about relationships, priorities, wealth and his coming kingdom? What would we learn from his actions? If you long for Jesus' personal touch, then study Matthew's Gospel. ...

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Matthew

by Craig A. Evans

<p>This book is a verse-by-verse analysis of the New Testament Gospel of Matthew. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the Gospel, which describes the world of Jesus and his first followers. This commentary explores the historical, social

ISBN: 9781139809764

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Matthew Henry: The Bible, Prayer, and Piety

A Tercentenary Celebration

by Dr Paul Middleton & Dr Matthew A. Collins

<p>Three hundred years after his death, Matthew Henry (1662–1714) remains arguably the best known expositor of the Bible in English, due largely to his massive six-volume <em>Exposition of the Old and New Testaments</em>. However, Henry's famous

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Matthew's Inclusive Story

A Study in the Narrative Rhetoric of the First Gospel

by David B. Howell

<p>Matthew has been described as an 'inclusive story', in which the experiences of the evangelist's post-Easter church are inscribed in the story of Jesus' earthly ministry. This book explores the inclusive nature of the Gospel by means of ...

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Matthew: The Arrival Of The King

by David Jeremiah

Jesus is the eternal KingAt first glance, it seems surprising that Jesus would call a man like Matthew to become one of His disciples. As a small-time tax collector, Matthew would have been despised by the Jewish people, who viewed those in the ...

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Matthew’s Presentation of the Son of David

by Mr. H. Daniel Zacharias

<p>H. Daniel Zacharias presents a literary-critical analysis of the Gospel of Matthew and its interaction with Davidic tradition and use of Davidic typology. Throughout the narrative, the evangelist makes pervasive use of Davidic tradition from ...

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Maximus the Confessor

Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World

by Paul M. Blowers

<p>This study contextualizes the achievement of a strategically crucial figure in Byzantium's turbulent seventh century, the monk and theologian Maximus the Confessor (580-662). Building on newer biographical research and a growing international

ISBN: 9780191068812

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