Contesting Texts: Jews and Christians in Conversation About the Bible

Contesting Texts: Jews and Christians in Conversation About the Bible


Edited by D. Melody Knowles, Edited by Esther Menn, Edited by O.S.M. John T. Pawlikowski, Edited by Timothy J. Sandoval

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  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
  • Format: Hardback | 248 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 236mm x 23mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 7 March 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Minneapolis
  • ISBN 10: 0800638425
  • ISBN 13: 9780800638429
  • Sales rank: 1,396,620

Product description

This book explores themes such as: biblical authority, texts of violence, tradition, identity and the other, common hope. It includes contributors such as: David Novak, Barbara Rossing, Steven Weitzman, Hindy Naiman, Ralph Klein, Barbara Bowe, Larry Edwards, Sarah Tanzer, Walter Brueggemann, Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, and David Sandmel.

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Author information

Melody D Knowles is Associate Professor of Hebrew Scripture at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, USA. Esther Menn is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. John Pawlikowski, OSM is Professor of Social Ethics at the Catholic Theological Union and Director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Program at CTU in Chicago. Timothy J Sandoval is Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible at Chicago Theological Seminary.

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"Forthright and compelling, these essays by first-rank historians and theologians explore the ways that the Bible has served as both bridge and battleground between Christians and Jews."