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The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge

The Greek New Testament is priceless in its value as it is how God has given us his revelation of the gospel and of Jesus Christ. While a few trusted Greek texts are in print, significant advances have been made in Greek translation studies of the New Testament since a standard text was …

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Religious Culture in Late Antique Arabia

Kirill Dmitriev, Isabel Toral-Niehoff (ed.), Religious Culture in Late Antique Arabia: Selected Studies on the Late Antique Religious Mind, Gorgias Press 2017.

This volume explores aspects of religious culture in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula across Late Antiquity – the period of dynamic and historically crucial developments, culminating in the …

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Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint

David Potter, Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint, Oxford University Press, New York 2017.

 

Two of the most famous mosaics from the ancient world, in the church of San Vitale in Ravenna, depict the sixth-century emperor Justinian and, on the wall facing him, his wife, Theodora (497-548). This majestic portrait gives no inkling of …

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The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98

Nathan T. Elkins, The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98, Oxford University Press, New York 2017.

At age 65, Nerva assumed the role of emperor of Rome; just sixteen months later, his reign ended with his death. Nerva’s short reign robbed his regime of the …

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Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire

Open Access Book

Richard L. Gordon, Georgia Petridou, Jörg Rüpke (ed.), Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire, De Gruyter, Berlin 2017.

 

The last decade has seen a surge of scholarly interest in these religious professionals and a good number of high quality publications. Our volume, however, with its …

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Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Mu-chou Poo, H. A. Drake, and Lisa Raphals (ed.), Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries, Oxford University Press, New York 2017.

 

In the first century of the Common Era, two new belief systems entered long-established cultures with radically different outlooks and values: missionaries started to …

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Snapshots of Evolving Traditions Jewish and Christian Manuscript Culture, Textual Fluidity, and New Philology

Liv Ingeborg Lied, Hugo Lundhaug (ed.), Snapshots of Evolving Traditions: Jewish and Christian Manuscript Culture, Textual Fluidity, and New Philology, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 2017.

Scholars of early Christian and Jewish literature have for many years focused on interpreting texts in their hypothetical original forms and contexts, while largely overlooking …

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A Century of Miracles: Christians, Pagans, Jews, and the Supernatural, 312-410

H. A. Drake, A Century of Miracles: Christians, Pagans, Jews, and the Supernatural, 312-410, Oxford University Press, New York 2017.

 

The fourth century of our common era began and ended with a miracle. Traditionally, in the year 312, the Roman emperor Constantine I experienced a Vision of the Cross that led him …

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Open access book: Papers from the Ninth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

H. A. G. Houghton (ed.), Commentaries, Catenae and Biblical Tradition: Papers from the Ninth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, in association with the COMPAUL project, Texts and Studies 13, Gorgias Press, New Jersey 2016.

 

In 2011, the European Research Council awarded Dr Hugh Houghton a Starting Grant …

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Aelius Aristide écrivain. Recherches sur les rhétoriques religieuses

Laurent Pernot, Giancarlo Abbamonte, Mario Lamagna (ed.), Aelius Aristide écrivain. Recherches sur les rhétoriques religieuses, 19, Brepols Publishers, Turnhout 2016.

 

This book aims at explaining the reasons why the rhetor Ælius Aristides (117-after 180 AD) became a classic in ancient Greek literature. Twenty international specialists have been invited to write a collection …

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