Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature

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  1. Jonah in the Shadows of Eden
    Yitzhak Berger advances a distinctive and markedly original interpretation of the biblical book of Jonah that resolves many of the ambiguities in the text. Berger contends that the Jonah text pulls from many inner-biblical connections,... Learn More
    Published: 4th July 2016
    Hardback | £52.00
  2. Nomadic Text
    Brennan W. Breed claims that biblical interpretation should focus on the shifting capacities of the text, viewing it as a dynamic process rather than a static product. Rather than seeking to determine the original text and its... Learn More
    Published: 13th May 2014
    Hardback | £52.00
  3. Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible
    Was God being ironic in commanding Eve not to eat fruit from the tree of wisdom? Carolyn J. Sharp suggests that many stories in the Hebrew Scriptures may be ironically intended. Deftly interweaving literary theory and exegesis,... Learn More
    Published: 23rd December 2008
    Hardback | £34.00
  4. From Metaphysics to Midrash
    In From Metaphysics to Midrash, Shaul Magid explores the exegetical tradition of Isaac Luria and his followers within the historical context in 16th-century Safed, a unique community that brought practitioners of Judaism, Christianity,... Learn More
    Published: 9th July 2008
    Hardback | £34.00
  5. Biblical Narrative and the Death of the Rhapsode
    Informed by literary theory and Homeric scholarship as well as biblical studies, Biblical Narrative and the Death of the Rhapsode sheds new light on the Hebrew Bible and, more generally, on the possibilities of narrative form.... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2004
    Hardback | £34.00
  6. Reading Prophetic Narratives
    "... a superb example of modern Orthodox Jewish biblical interpretation." —Interpretation"This detailed and intriguing work represents years of thought and meticulous analysis as well as a fresh reading of several familiar prophetic... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 1997
    Hardback | £52.00
  7. Sing Unto God a New Song
    "... [a] brilliant study... a valuable addition to the literature on the Psalms." —Indiana University Jewish Studies Program"A superbly interesting book on the Psalms. Levine understands the relationship between literary and... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 1995
    Hardback | £34.00
  8. David and the Deuteronomist
    "... brilliant... [Polzin’s] splendid work deserves consideration by all serious students of 2 Samuel." —The Catholic Biblical QuarterlyThe figure of David is the focus of Polzin’s provocative new reading of 2 Samuel. Polzin... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 1993
    Hardback | £43.00
  9. Samuel and the Deuteronomist
    "[Polzin’s] book... will profoundly affect biblical scholarship for at least a generation." —Frank Kermode"[A] suggestive and rich book, written in a clear and witty style." —Marc Z. Brettler, The Journal of Religion"Literary... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 1993
    Paperback | £26.99
  10. The Garments of Torah
    "In this almost painfully beautiful book... Fishbane... explores the question of the kind of canon, privileged status, or Logos, the Torah actually has for the post-modern Western Jew. " —Theology Today"A book well worth reading."... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1992
    Paperback | £16.99
  11. Murder and Difference
    "... an important contribution to current literary concerns with the ideologies of texts... " —Society of Old Testament Study Book List"... she points the way into as yet little-explored territory, broadly engaging literary... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 1988
    Paperback | £16.99
  12. The Poetics of Biblical Narrative
    "This... is a brilliant work." —Choice"[Sternberg] has written a very important book, both for his comprehensiveness and for the clearly-avowed faith stance from which he understands and interprets the strategies of the biblical... Learn More
    Published: 22nd August 1987
    Paperback | £34.00
  13. 1 Samuel
    "Exceptionally fine insights." — The Bible Today "The book is an insightful reading of 1 Samuel, and in effect is a literary commentary." Bibliotheca Sacra In a decisive departure from traditional biblical scholarship, Miscall... Learn More
    Published: 22nd August 1986
    Hardback | £11.99