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The First Reading and the Responsorial Psalm, Sunday by Sunday, Year C
John J. Pilch
Preachers and liturgy planners will find The Cultural World of the Prophets a companion to John Pilch's The Cultural World of Jesus Sunday by Sunday series and The Cultural World of the Apostles serie ...
Translated by Philip S. Alexander
Written in the eighth century C.E., Targum Canticles offers one of the classic interpretations of the Song of Songs. In the relationship between the bridegroom and the bride in the Song, with its rhyt ...
Carroll Stuhlmueller, CP; Carol J. Dempsey, OP, and Timothy Lenchak, SVD, Editors; Foreword by Donald Senior, CP
The psalms offer a harmony to life and a rhythm that keeps us peacefully in tune with the intense fervor of life. In The Spirituality of the Psalms, Carroll Stuhlmueller, CP, looks at the structure of ...
Worship, Virtue, and Authority
Stephen Breck Reid, Editor
The essays in Psalms and Practice explore how the notion of practice helps contemporary readers understand psalms in a new way. Practice, according to the authors, happens as faith seeks understanding ...
Jerome T. Walsh
The pages of the Hebrew Bible are filled with storiesshort and long, funny and sad, histories, fables, and morality tales. The ancient narrators used a variety of stylistic devices to structure, to c ...
Jerusalem in the Theology of the Old Testament
Leslie J. Hoppe, OFM
For millions of believers, Jerusalem is one of the world's holiest cities. Pilgrims from three major religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, each of which is heir to Old Testament theological trad ...
Studies in Isaiah and the Psalms
Norbert Lohfink and Erich Zenger; Everett R. Kalin, Translator
In the last three decades there has been a theological re-evaluation of post-biblical Judaism in almost all Christian Churches. That has led to a practical consensus: God has not renounced the covenan ...
Thomas L. Brodie, OP
The Elijah-Elisha narrative (1 Kgs 16:29–2 Kgs 13) is the most underestimated text in the Bible. Far from being a disparate collection, it is actually a carefully crafted double drama that both mirror ...
John C. Endres, SJ, William R. Millar, and John Barclay Burns, Editors; Corrine Patton, Pauline Viviano, and Jim Fitzgerald, Contributors; Roger W. Uitti, Project Design
The importance of synoptic parallels for study of the Hebrew Bible and the emergence in recent decades of fresh energy for studying the book of Chronicles has inspired scholars across North America to ...
Translated by Ernest G. Clarke
This volume on Deuteronomy represents the last volume of the Pentateuch in the Pseudo-Jonathan series. It includes the translation and notes of Pseudo-Jonathan of Deuteronomy as well a complete index. ...
Irene Nowell, OSB
The women in the Old Testament, too long invisible, have rich stories that are vital to the on-going revelation of God's relationship with a covenant people. Women in the Old Testament introduces read ...
Translated by Martin McNamara, MSC
The biblical book of Deuteronomy is one of the clearest examples of an articulating biblical tradition in dialogue with earlier biblical texts, in dialogue with itself and laying down principles for a ...
An Exploration of the Psalms and Parables Through Metaphor
Barbara Green, O.P.
How well are the psalms understood? The parables seem more accessible, but are they? And as familiar as we are with the texts of the psalms and the parables, how open are we to new perspectives on the ...
Jean-Pierre Prevost, SMM; Mary M. Misrahi, Translator
Can the psalm found in the Sunday liturgy truly nourish our prayer? A Short Dictionary of the Psalms helps Christians who pray the psalms to return to the sources of these ancient inspired texts and u ...
Reflections on Job
Carlo Maria Martini; Matthew J. O'Connell, Translator
Christian life, like life generally, is marked by trials. For this reason, the author has chosen the Book of Job as a primary text for reflection, although other passages of the Old and New Testaments ...