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Semeia: An Experimental Journal for Biblical Criticism (91 Issues)
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Semeia: An Experimental Journal for Biblical Criticism (91 Issues)

by 87 authors

Society of Biblical Literature 1974–2002

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Semeia is an experimental journal devoted to the exploration of new and emergent areas and methods of biblical criticism. The journal was published from 1974 through 2002. Articles explore the methods, models, and findings of linguistics, folklore studies, contemporary literary criticism, structuralism, social anthropology, and other such disciplines.

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Key Features

  • Key perspectives on biblical criticsim
  • Nearly 30 years of biblical scholarship
  • Ideal for students and professors

Product Details

  • Title: Semeia: An Experimental Journal for Biblical Criticism (91 Issues)
  • Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature
  • Publication Date: 1974—2002

Individual Titles

  • Semeia 1: A Structuralist Approach to the Parables
  • Semeia 2: The Good Samaritan
  • Semeia 3: Classical Hebrew Narrative
  • Semeia 4: Paul Ricoeur on Biblical Hermeneutics
  • Semeia 5: Oral Tradition and Old Testament Studies
  • Semeia 6: Erhardt Guttgemanns’ Generative Poetics
  • Semeia 7: Studies in the Book of Job
  • Semeia 8: Literary Critical Studies of Biblical Texts
  • Semeia 9: Polyvalent Narration
  • Semeia 10: Narrative Syntax: Translation and Reviews
  • Semeia 11: Early Christian Miracle Stories
  • Semeia 12: The Poetics of Faith, Part 1: Rhetoric, Eschatology, and Ethics in the New Testament
  • Semeia 13: The Poetics of Faith, Part 2: Imagination, Rhetoric, and the Disclosures of Faith
  • Semeia 14: Apocalypse: The Morphology of a Genre
  • Semeia 15: Perspectives on Old Testament Narrative
  • Semeia 16: Perspectives on Mark’s Gospel
  • Semeia 17: Gnomic Wisdom
  • Semeia 18: Genesis 2 and 3, Kaleidoscopic Structural Readings
  • Semeia 19: The Book of Job and Ricoeur’s Hermeneutics
  • Semeia 20: Pronouncement Stories
  • Semeia 21: Anthropological Perspectives on Old Testament Prophecy
  • Semeia 22: Studies in Ancient Letter Writing
  • Semeia 23: Derrida and Biblical Studies
  • Semeia 24: Old Testament Interpretation from a Process Perspective
  • Semeia 25: Julius Wellhausen and His Prolegomena to the History of Israel
  • Semeia 26: Narrative Discourse in Structural Exegesis: John 6 and I Thessalonians
  • Semeia 27: Law as Literature
  • Semeia 28: The Bible and Feminist Hermeneutics
  • Semeia 29: Kingdom and Children: Aphorism, Chreia, Structure
  • Semeia 30: Christology and Exegesis: New Approaches
  • Semeia 31: Reader Response Approaches to Biblical and Secular Texts
  • Semeia 32: Tragedy and Comedy in the Bible
  • Semeia 33: Rene Girard and Biblical Studies
  • Semeia 34: Biblical Hermeneutics in Jewish Moral Discourse
  • Semeia 35: Social-Scientific Criticism of the New Testament and Its Social World
  • Semeia 36: Early Christian Apocalypticism: Genre and Social Setting
  • Semeia 37: Social-Scientific Criticism of the Hebrew Bible and Its Social World: The Israelite Monarchy
  • Semeia 38: Apocryphal Acts of Apostles
  • Semeia 39: Orality, Aurality and Biblical Narrative
  • Semeia 40: Text and Textuality
  • Semeia 41: Speech Act Theory and Biblical Criticism
  • Semeia 42: Reasoning with the Foxes: Female Wit in a World of Male Power
  • Semeia 43: Genre, Narrativity, and Theology
  • Semeia 44: The Historical Jesus and the Rejected Gospels
  • Semeia 45: Thinking Biblical Law
  • Semeia 46: Narrative Research on the Hebrew Bible
  • Semeia 47: Interpretation for Liberation
  • Semeia 48: Reader Perspectives on the New Testament
  • Semeia 49: The Apocryphal Jesus and Christian Origins
  • Semeia 50: Paraenesis: Act and Form
  • Semeia 51: Text/History/Self in Structural and Poststructural Exegesis
  • Semeia 52: How Gospels Began
  • Semeia 53: The Fourth Gospel from a Literary Perspective
  • Semeia 54: Poststructuralism as Exegesis
  • Semeia 55: Early Christianity, Q and Jesus
  • Semeia 56: Social Networks in Early Christian Environment: Issues and Methods for Social History
  • Semeia 57: Discursive Formations, Ascetic Piety, and the Interpretation of Early Christian Literature, vol. 1
  • Semeia 58: Discursive Formations, Ascetic Piety, and the Interpretation of Early Christian Literature, vol. 2
  • Semeia 59: Ideological Criticism of Biblical Texts
  • Semeia 60: Fantasy and the Bible
  • Semeia 61: Women, War, and Metaphor
  • Semeia 62: Textual Determinacy, Part 1
  • Semeia 63: Characterization in Biblical Literature
  • Semeia 64: The Rhetoric of Pronouncement
  • Semeia 65: Orality and Textuality in Early Christian Literature
  • Semeia 66: Ethics and Politics in the Hebrew Bible
  • Semeia 67: Transformations, Passages, and Processes
  • Semeia 68: Honor and Shame in the World of the Bible
  • Semeia 69-70: Intertextuality and the Bible
  • Semeia 71: Textual Determinacy, Part 2
  • Semeia 72: Taking It Personally
  • Semeia 73: Reading With: An Exploration of the Interface between Critical and Ordinary Readings of the Bible
  • Semeia 74: Biblical Glamour and Hollywood Glitz
  • Semeia 75: Postcolonialism and Scriptural Reading
  • Semeia 76: Race, Class and the Politics of Biblical Translation
  • Semeia 77: Bible and Ethics of Reading
  • Semeia 78: Reading the Bible as Women: Perspectives from Africa, Asia, and Latin America
  • Semeia 79: Rhetorics of Resistance: A Colloquy on Early Christianity as Rhetorical Formation
  • Semeia 80: The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles in Intertextual Perspectives
  • Semeia 81: Thinking in Signs: Semiotics and Biblical Studies. . .Thirty Years After
  • Semeia 82: In Search of the Present: The Bible through Cultural Studie
  • Semeia 83-84: Slavery in Text and Interpretation
  • Semeia 85: God the Father in the Gospel of John
  • Semeia 86: Food and Drink in the Biblical World
  • Semeia 87: The Social World of the Hebrew Bible
  • Semeia 88: A Vanishing Mediator? The Presence/Absence of the Bible in Postcolonialism
  • Semeia 89: Northrop Frye and the Afterlife of the Word
  • Semeia 90-91: The Bible in Asian America

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