all ebooks in category: Christian Bible History & Culture

Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0300204566, 0300240007 | 336 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

Human trauma gave birth to the Bible, suggests eminent religious scholar David Carr. The Bible’s ability to speak to suffering is a major reason why …

How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths
2019 | ISBN: 0300242638 | English | 312 pages | PDF | 3 MB

A compelling comparison of the gospels and Greco-Roman mythology which shows that the gospels were not perceived as myths, but as historical records Did the …

The Hebrew Bible and History: Critical Readings
English | ISBN: 0567672670 | 2018 | 592 pages | PDF | 3 MB

These critical readings explore the history of ancient Israel, from the Late Bronze Age to the Persian period, as it relates to the Bible. Selected …

Civilized Piety: The Rhetoric of Pietas in the Pastoral Epistles and the Roman Empire
2017 | ISBN: 1481307177 | English | 264 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Early Christians in Asia Minor had to navigate the troubled waters of Roman social, political, and economic life while also preserving their faith. The church …