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January 10, 2014 Orders

The SSANES supports the publication of Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis. SSANES members benefit from a 20% discount. To receive the discount, please send an email with the following indication to the publisher: “As a member of the Swiss Society of Ancient Near Eastern Studies (SGOA), I...

May 29, 2018 OBO – 285 Sara Kipfer (ed.) / Visualizing Emotions in the Ancient Near East

2018, 301 pages, bound ISBN 978-3-525-54413-6 Order The history of emotion is an important interdisciplinary research field, not least because it touches fundamental questions about the distinction between psychobiology-based universals and socio-cultural, path-dependent and thus relative peculiarity. Conceptual incongruities between what is today understood as emotion and various...

May 29, 2018 OBO – 283 Job Y. Jindo, Benjamin Sommer & Thomas Staubli (eds.) / Yehezkel Kaufmann and the Reinvention of Jewish Biblical Scholarship

2017, 382 pages, bound ISBN 978-3-525-54414-3 Order The biblical scholar, historian, and Jewish thinker Yehezkel Kaufmann (1889–1963) is best known for two magisterial works: a two-volume interpretation of Jewish history, Golah ve-nekhar (Exile and Alienation, 1928–1932), and a four-volume study of biblical religion, Toledot ha-emunah ha-yisre’elit (A History...

October 18, 2017 OBO – 284 Dany R. Nocquet (ed.) / La Samarie, la Diaspora et l’achèvement de la Torah

Territorialités et internationalités dans l'Hexateuque 2017, X-358 pages, bound IBSN: 978-3-7278-1793-9 Order L’ouvrage propose une enquête sur les représentations de la territorialité en dehors de la Judée et sur les relations avec les peuples entourant Israël. Les mentions de Sichem, Béthel, des territoires de la Transjordanie, d’Edom, de la...

November 9, 2016 OBO – 281 Jan Rückl / A Sure House

Studies on the Dynastic Promise to David in the Books of Samuel and Kings 2016,  VIII-360 pages, bound Reference: 978-3-7278-1800-4 order This book is a study of the texts referring or alluding to the dynastic promise to David in the books of Samuel and Kings (and the “Law of...

November 2, 2016 OBO – 280 Ryan P. Bonfiglio / Reading Images, Seeing Texts

Towards a Visual Hermeneutics for Biblical Studies 2016,  XIV-370 pages, bound Reference: 978-3-7278-1799-1 Order In recent years, a growing number of biblical scholars have turned to ancient art as a vital resource for understanding the historical and conceptual background of the Bible. While these “iconographic” approaches have done much...

October 17, 2016 OBO – 279 Wolfgang Schütte / Israels Exil in Juda

Untersuchungen zur Entstehung der Schriftprophetie 2016,  X-278 pages, bound Reference: 978-3-7278-1792-2 Order Schütte untersucht die frühe Schriftprophetie auf Bedingungen ihrer literarischen Entstehung. Er bezieht ihre Rede von „Israel“ exklusiv auf Bewohner des Staates Israel, die nach 722 v. Chr. in Juda Zuflucht suchten, und beschreibt das biblische „Israel“-Konzept der Schrift­prophetie....