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James H. Charlesworth on the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha

James Charlesworth offers four important reasons for the study of the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. This is a corpus of essential Jewish literature for the history and thought of Jewish life from 200 BC – AD 200. 235 more words

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The Book of Job

Background Study by Robert Merrill

The book of Job is a beautiful narrative about God’s sovereignty and man’s faith. It explores issues such as why God permits suffering, and what a holy response should be. 1,583 more words


"All Things to All Cultures" by Mark Harding and Alanna Nobbs

Mark Harding is dean of the Australian College of Theology and an honorary associate of Macquarie University; Alanna Nobbs is professor of ancient history and deputy director of the Ancient Cultures Research Centre at Macquarie University. 792 more words

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"Making Sense of Ancient Attitudes towards Sex" by William Loader

William Loader is professor emeritus of New Testament at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia. His books on sexuality in early Judaism and Christianity include Philo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality… 656 more words

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