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Lecture i. avoid gangs (1:8–19)

Michael V. Fox

Fox received his rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College; then studied Biblical Studies and Egyptology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, receiving a PhD in 1972. He taught in Israel for several years and in 1977 moved to Madison, where he taught in the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies for the next 33 years (1977–2010). Named Max and Frieda Weinstein-Bascom Professor in 1991 in Jewish Studies and Halls-Bascom Professor of Hebrew in 1999, he took a sabbatical in Israel in 2006 and then taught as George Mosse Exchange Professor at the Hebrew University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Proverbs 1–9 : A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

The Anchor Yale Bible, 2000

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...Translation Hear my teaching 1 8 Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction;  neglect not your mother’s teaching, 9 for they are a graceful garland for your head,  and a necklace for your throat. Avoid lawless companions 10 My...

II (2:1–17)

Marvin H. Pope

Marvin H. Pope, Professor of Northwest Semitic Languages at Yale University, previously authored Job in the Anchor Bible Commentary series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Song of Songs Volume 7C : A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

The Anchor Yale Bible, 1977

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...Ashurbanipal and consort in ceremonial wine-bibbing2:4 He brought me into the wine house, His intent toward me love. Notes 2:1a. crocus. The exact nature of the flower is unknown. The word ḥăḇaṣṣeleṯ is used elsewhere only in Isa...

Part XI Numbers 16–17: The Korah Incident

Baruch A. Levine

Baruch A. Levine is the Skirball Professor of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University. Ordained early in his career, eventually he moved from the synagogue to the classroom, shaping a generation of future rabbis, clergy, and scholars. In his long and distinguished career, he has published widely on the books and themes of the Torah. He lives in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Numbers 1–20 Volume 4A : A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

The Anchor Yale Bible, 1993

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...Introduction Chapters 16 and 17 of Numbers relate an involved tale of insurrection when Moses was leader of the Israelites. Only through divine intervention was the insurrection put down and Moses’ leadership (in the priestly view, also...

Interlude 2

Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction The Western zenith, or nadir, of antisemitism occurred with the Holocaust. As genocide it is discussed in Chapter 2, but here we are concerned with joining the dots, though without giving a single or clear-cut answer as to why...

Omri (Person)

The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary Volume 5 : O-Sh

Yale University Press, 1992

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...[Heb ʿomrî]. The origin of the name Omri is disputed, as is its meaning. Probably it is an abbreviated form of the longer "Omriyahu," following the same pattern as the name Zimri = Zimriyahu = "Yahweh is (my) protection." However, while...

Serpent (Religious Symbol)

The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary Volume 5 : O-Sh

Yale University Press, 1992

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...In compar ative religions the term "serpent" refers to a number of creatures, real and imaginary, distinguished by physical serpentine characteristics. Serpents play a major role in mythological and religious traditions throughout the world...

The oldest prejudice? Christian antisemitism from the Gospels to the ghettoes

Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction It would be too simplistic to trace a straight line from the Christian scriptures to the Holocaust and the deaths of around six million European Jews. However, to deny that the teachings and heritage of Christian antisemitism...

Toward Concluding Paraenesis, 3:1

John Reuman

John Reumann is Ministerium of Pennsylvania Professor of New Testament and Greek, emeritus, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, where he taught for some fifty years. He has studied and written on Philippians for over thirty years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philippians Volume 33B : A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary

The Anchor Yale Bible, 2008

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...Translation 3:1a Finally, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord. b To write the same things to you does not cause me hesitation and provides steadfastness for you. 3:1a Finally, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord. b...

Job’s Reply (continued) (10:1–22)

Marvin H. Pope

Marvin H. Pope, Professor of Northwest Semitic Languages at Yale University, previously authored Job in the Anchor Bible Commentary series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Job Volume 15 : Introduction, Translation, and Notes

The Anchor Yale Bible, 1975

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...Translation 10 1 “My soul is sick of life; I will give vent to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul. 2 I will say to God: ‘Don’t condemn me; Let me know your case against me. 3 Is it good for you to oppress...

Introduction: Untheorizing and unpacking

Paul Hedges

Paul Hedges is Associate Professor in Interreligious Studies in the Study of Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies programme at RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and was previously Reader in Interreligious Studies at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published widely in interfaith areas, including Preparation and Fulfillment (2001), Christian Approaches to Other Faiths (co-edited with Alan Race, textbook: 2008; reader: 2009), Controversies in Interreligious Dialogue and the Theology of Religions (2010). He is General Editor of the multivolume series Controversies in Contemporary Religion (2014), and is on the Editorial Board of Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, and the Journal of Religious History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Hatred : Prejudice, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Global Context

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Why this book? Hatred arising from religious impulses, or directed towards a particular religion is not new. But, in our world today, forms of hostility and prejudice associated with religion or directed towards religion are seemingly...