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Römer, Thomas 1955-

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Most widely held works by Thomas Römer
Interprétations de Möise : Égypte, Judée, Grèce et Rome by Philippe Borgeaud( )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This books brings together specialists of diverse ancient mediterranean culture working on the formation of a "Moses mythology", from a comparative perspective, between Judea, Greece, Egypt and Rome. The concrete outcome of this comparative inquiry is the common translation and commentary of the fragments of the mysterious Artapanus. Ce volume rassemble des spécialistes de différentes cultures du monde méditerranéen ancien autour de la formation d'une "mythologie de Moïse", entre la Judée, la Grèce, l'Egypte et Rome. Le résultat pratique de cette enquête comparatiste débouche sur la traduction et le commentaire des fragments du mystérieux Artapan
Israel constructs its history : Deuteronomistic historiography in recent research( )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thesis that the books of Deuteronomy to 2 Kings have undergone a redaction that made them into a 'Deuteronomistic History' has become since Martin Noth (1943) a widely accepted idea in Old Testament scholarship. But there is no consensus when this history was edited: under Josiah (622 BCE), during the exile (c. 560 BCE) or even later? And what was the intention of its redactors? Can we rely on the so-called Deuteronomistic History for the reconstruction of Israelite history? Or should we give up the thesis of a Deuteronomic redaction of the Former Prophets? This volume explores these and m
Rethinking the foundations : historiography in the ancient world and in the Bible : essays in honour of John Van Seters( )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invention of God by Thomas Römer( Book )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who invented God? When, why, and where? Thomas Römer seeks to answer these questions about the deity of the great monotheisms--Yhwh, God, or Allah--by tracing Israelite beliefs and their context from the Bronze Age to the end of the Old Testament period in the third century BCE. That we can address such enigmatic questions at all may come as a surprise. But as Römer makes clear, a wealth of evidence allows us to piece together a reliable account of the origins and evolution of the god of Israel. Römer draws on a long tradition of historical, philological, and exegetical work and on recent discoveries in archaeology and epigraphy to locate the origins of Yhwh in the early Iron Age, when he emerged somewhere in Edom or in the northwest of the Arabian peninsula as a god of the wilderness and of storms and war. He became the sole god of Israel and Jerusalem in fits and starts as other gods, including the mother goddess Asherah, were gradually sidelined. But it was not until a major catastrophe--the destruction of Jerusalem and Judah--that Israelites came to worship Yhwh as the one god of all, creator of heaven and earth, who nevertheless proclaimed a special relationship with Judaism. A masterpiece of detective work and exposition by one of the world's leading experts on the Hebrew Bible, The Invention of God casts a clear light on profoundly important questions that are too rarely asked, let alone answered. (Publisher)
Opening the books of Moses by Diana Vikander Edelman( )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and French and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Opening the Books of Moses presents an introduction to the first five books of the Bible: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. It is written for any student engaged in the scholarly study of these most central of biblical texts. The aim throughout is to examine the books with a view to illuminating the ideas, beliefs and experiences of their times. The broad overview provides a survey of the current state of Pentateuchal research and an analysis of how the texts were shaped by their time and audience. The study concludes with an analysis of key concerns in the study of the Pentateuch, notably the Torah, geography, ethnicity, the nature of Yahweh and other deities, theories of cult, treaties and oaths, and Moses himself."--Page 4 of cover
Pentateuch, Hexateuch, or Enneateuch? : identifying literary works in Genesis through Kings by Thomas B Dozeman( )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The so-called Deuteronomistic history : a sociological, historical, and literary introduction by Thomas Römer( Book )

37 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The so-called Deuteronomistic History' is an introduction to the social setting and the composition of the books from the Deuteronomy to Kings
Dark God : cruelty, sex, and violence in the Old Testament by Thomas Römer( Book )

36 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treats the question of interpreting difficult texts of the Bible that seem to shock our modern understanding of God and religious ideas. -- Publisher
The future of the Deuteronomistic history( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its reception( Book )

in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"EBR offers a comprehensive and in-depth rendering of the current state of knowledge on the origins and development of the Bible according to its different canonic forms in Judaism and Christianity. At the same time, EBR also documents the history of the Bible's reception in Judaism and Christianity as evident in exegetical literature, theological and philosophical writings of various genres, literature, liturgy, music, the visual arts, dance, and film, as well as in Islam and other religious traditions and contemporary movements."--Publisher's website
Einleitung in das Alte Testament die Bücher der Hebräischen Bibel und die alttestamentlichen Schriften der katholischen, protestantischen und orthodoxen Kirchen by Jean-Daniel Macchi( Book )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auteurs universitaires fribourgeois: Adrian Schenker, Innocent Himbaza, Christoph Uehlinger
Israels Väter : Untersuchungen zur Väterthematik im Deutoronomium und in der deuteronomistischen Tradition by Thomas Römer( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in German and English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing the Bible : scribes, scribalism and script by Thomas Römer( Book )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For many years it has been recognized that the key to explaining the production of the Bible lies in understanding the profession, the practice and the mentality of scribes in the ancient Near East, classical Greece and the Greco-Roman world. In many ways, however, the production of the Jewish literary canon, while reflecting wider practice, constitutes an exception because of its religious function as the written "word of God", leading in turn to the veneration of scrolls as sacred and even cultic objects in themselves. "Writing the Bible" brings together the wide-ranging study of all major aspects of ancient writing and writers. The essays cover the dissemination of texts, book and canon formation, and the social and political effects of writing and of textual knowledge. Central issues discussed include the status of the scribe, the nature of 'authorship', the relationship between copying and redacting, and the relative status of oral and written knowledge. The writers examined include Ilimilku of Ugarit, the scribes of ancient Greece, Ben Sira, Galen, Origen and the author of Pseudo-Clement."_Solapa ant
The books of Leviticus and Numbers by Journées bibliques de Louvain( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Sogenannte Thronfolgegeschichte Davids : neue Einsichten und Anfragen by Albert de Pury( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment devient-on prophète? : actes du colloque organisé par le Collège de France, Paris, les 4-5 avril 2011( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in French and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of biblical prophetism, on the other hand, appears to be rather different. Around the first millennium BCE, the prophets of ancient Israel founded their own schools. Put down in writing and transmitted from generation to generation, the teachings of the first prophets were believed to convey a timeless message, adaptable to any given socio-political context. Gradually, with more copies being produced, these writings were given new interpretations and amended with additional oracles. The texts as we know them today thus constitute an impressive collection of puzzles whose reconstruction poses a number of methodological problems. Biblical prophets can be understood as being ancient figures of Hebrew prophetism or representatives of literary traditions that were developed much later, leading us to the texts of Qumran and to Flavius Josephus. The investigation on prophecy is complemented by interpretations of prophetism deriving from the Greek tradition and from Islamic culture
Wanderer am Himmel : Die Welt der Planeten in Astronomie und Mythologie by Caryad( )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in German and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomie und Mythologie: Entdeckung, Erforschung, Eigenschaften der Planeten des Sonnensystems einschliesslich ihrer Monde; religiöse und sagenhafte Zeugnisse aller Zeiten und Kulturen, teilweise ebenso amüsant wie pikant - eingängig, breitverständlich, reich illustriert
Ancient and modern Scriptural historiography = L'historiographie biblique, ancienne et moderne( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les cornes de Moïse faire entrer la Bible dans l'histoire by Thomas Römer( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les progrès des méthodes littéraires et de l'archéologie ont conduit à mettre en question la construction traditionnelle de la chronologie et de l'historiographie bibliques. Les maximalistes partent de l'idée qu'il faut simplement faire confiance au récit biblique. Scientifiquement, cette position n'est pas tenable. Pour les minimalistes, tout commence seulement à l'époque achéménide, vers 400 avant notre ère, voire même encore plus tard à l'époque hellénistique. Ils font valoir que la Bible
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Israel constructs its history : Deuteronomistic historiography in recent research
Israel constructs its history : Deuteronomistic historiography in recent researchRethinking the foundations : historiography in the ancient world and in the Bible : essays in honour of John Van SetersThe so-called Deuteronomistic history : a sociological, historical, and literary introductionThe future of the Deuteronomistic historyEncyclopedia of the Bible and its receptionThe books of Leviticus and NumbersAncient and modern Scriptural historiography = L'historiographie biblique, ancienne et moderne
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Römer, T.

Römer, T. 1955-

Römer, T. 1955- (Thomas)

Romer, T. (Thomas)

Römer, T. (Thomas), 1955-

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Römer, Thomas C.

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Römer , Thomas Christian

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Römer, Thomas (Thomas Christian), 1955-

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Thomas Römer deutsch-schweizer protestantischer Theologe

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