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The Acts of the Apostles, Narrative, and History  

Rubén René Dupertuis

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Jun 2016
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Nov 2015
The Acts of the Apostles offers a kind of sequel to Gospel of Luke, telling the story of the spread of the Jesus movement through the activities of key leaders, beginning in Jerusalem, ... More

Adam and the Making of Masculinity  

Eric Thurman

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Jun 2016
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Dec 2015
The narrative(s) in Genesis 1–3 is a foundational text for Western discourse on gender and sexuality. To date, studies of biblical masculinities have virtually ignored the biblical first ... More

American Bible Bindings and Formats  

Seth Perry

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Jan 2018
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Nov 2017
This chapter offers an overview of the history and historiography of some of the nonverbal aspects of American Bibles, focusing on format, bindings, and paper. These features of Bibles ... More

The American Children’s Bible  

Russell W. Dalton

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Jan 2018
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Nov 2017
Children’s Bibles have been among the most popular and influential types of religious publications in the United States, providing many Americans with their first formative experiences of ... More

Ancient Versions and Textual Transmission of the Old Testament  

Gerard J. Norton

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Feb 2008
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Sep 2009
This article first gives a schematic outline of the history of the Hebrew text in four stages. It then presents the elements that readers will meet in modern editions of that text. These ... More

Anglican Interpretations of Scripture: Can Scriptural Reasoning Provide a Way Forward?  

Kathy Grieb

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter considers the future of Anglicanism especially in the light of the interpretation of Scripture. It considers a recent instance of impasse and suggests a possible way forward. ... More

Animating the Bible’s Animals  

Ken Stone

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Jun 2016
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Sep 2015
This chapter discusses the potential relevance of interdisciplinary animal studies for biblical interpretation. The story of Jacob and his family in Genesis 25–32 is examined from the ... More

Apocalyptic Literature  

Christopher Rowland

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Mar 2009
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Sep 2009
The term ‘apocalypse’ denotes a particular literary type found in the literature of ancient Judaism, characterized by claims to offer visions or other disclosures of divine mysteries ... More

The Apocryphal Mary in Early Christian Art  

Robin M. Jensen

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Aug 2015
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Feb 2016
Early Christian visual representations of the Virgin Mary include episodes from the apocryphal Protevangelium of James and Pseudo-Matthew and constitute some of the earliest known artistic ... More

Apocryphal Texts about Other Characters in the Canonical Gospels  

Charlotte Touati and Claire Clivaz

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Aug 2015
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Feb 2016
This chapter focuses on characters that may be considered to play secondary or minor roles in canonical gospels, but are often prominent figures in non-canonical texts: Mary the mother of ... More

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