The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics: Two-Volume Set by Robert L. Brawley

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics: Two-Volume Set

EditorRobert L. Brawley

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics (OEBE) explores the intersection between biblical sources and ethical issues, both historical and modern, through extensive analytical and constructive treatments of a wide range of topics by leading biblical scholars and ethicists. Combiningtraditional theoretical frameworks, such as comparative religion, with more recent approaches (postmodern, queer and gender theory, etc.), the OEBE provides a landmark reference overview of everything from ethics in books of the Bible to modern movements and hot-button issues, such as capitalpunishment, bioethics, and abortion.The two-volume Encyclopedia contains over 180 entries ranging in length from 1,000 to 7,000 words. With bibliographic references and suggestions for further reading, each entry provides a thorough introduction to the topic that will be of use to scholars and students alike. Given its contemporaryresonance and detailed summary of current scholarship, the OEBE offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary starting point for research.

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Robert L. Brawley is Albert G. McGaw Professor of New Testament Emeritus at McCormick Theological Seminary. He is author of Text to Text Pours Forth Speech: Voices of Scripture in Luke-Acts, Centering on God: Method and Message in Luke-Acts, and Luke-Acts and the Jews: Conflict, Apology, and Conciliation. He has edited and contribut...
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Title:The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics: Two-Volume SetFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1152 pages, 11.81 × 9.61 × 3.82 inPublished:December 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199829918

ISBN - 13:9780199829910

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Editorial BoardEditorial and Production StaffList of ArticlesSeries IntroductionPrefaceAbbreviations Used in This WorkA-Z entriesTopical Outline of ContentsDirectory of ContributorsIndex