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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 25 related to Jacob's Wound: Homoerotic Narrative in the Literature of Ancient Israel.    

Reading Derrida/thinking Paul: On Justice

Theodore W. Jennings - Philosophy - 2006 - 219 pages
This book explores the interweaving of several of Derrida’s characteristic concerns with themes that Paul explores in Romans. It argues that the central concern of Romans is ...
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Transforming Atonement: A Political Theology of the Cross

Theodore W. Jennings - Religion - 2009 - 265 pages
Many books on the Christian doctrine of atonement have been published in recent years. Some point out the difficulties of traditional atonement theories; others attempt a ...
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Beyond Theism: A Grammar of God-Language

Theodore W. Jennings - Dieu - Cognoscibilité - 1985 - 272 pages
What do we mean when we talk about "God?" Does this term actually refer to anything in our experience? This book opens up significant new approaches to one of the most ...
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Good News to the Poor: John Wesley's Evangelical Economics

Theodore W. Jennings - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 234 pages
This provocative volume illuminates a dimension of John Wesley's theology that has received insufficient attention: his deep and abiding commitment to the poor. By focusing on ...
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Reading The Bible: Intention, Text, Interpretation

Robert D. Lane - Religion - 2004
This book argues that the best way to understand the stories of the Old and New Testaments is to consider them as human stories with sophisticated narrative techniques at play ...
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Sex, War, and Sin: Humanity's Path From the Garden Toward the City of a Holy God

James H. Gailey - 2012
An examination of the Hebrew Scriptures reveals the ethical situations in ancient Israel as a structural analysis, and exposes a covenantal triangle that features a dynamic of ...
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Taboo Or Not Taboo: Sexuality and Family in the Hebrew Bible

Ilona Nemesnyik Rashkow - History - 195 pages
In a changing society, Christians and Jews have looked to the Bible to find values and models. But the Hebrew Bible does not offer just a single model for family behavior or ...
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Harlot by the Side of the Road

Jonathan Kirsch - Religion - 2009 - 416 pages
Sex. Violence. Scandal. These are words we rarely associate with the sacred text of the Bible. Yet in this brilliant new book, Jonathan Kirsch shows that the Old Testament is ...
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The Book of the Former Prophets

Thomas W Mann - 2011 - 456 pages
The Former Prophets of the Hebrew Bible includes the books of Joshua through 2 Kings, a narrative of ancient Israel's history of some seven hundred years from the conquest of ...
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