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Idolatry: False Worship in the Bible, Early Judaism and Christianity
Barton, Stephen†C., editor

London: T&T Clark, 2007 pp. x + 338. $150.00

Series Information
T&T Clark Theology


Description: Idolatry is a collection of nineteen authoritative essays on major aspects of this fascinating subject, unduly neglected in recent years. The coverage is varied and comprehensive, ranging across theoretical perspectives, the Old Testament, Early Judaism, the New Testament, Church History, and Christian Theology to the present day. The contributors are all authorities in their respective fields of study. In biblical studies, there is John Barclay, Stephen C. Barton, Helen Bond, Mark Bonnington, Crispin Fletcher-Louis, Robert Hayward, David Horrell, Nathan MacDonald, Christopher Rowland, and Stuart Weeks. In Church History and Christian Theology , there is David Clough, Andrew Goddard, Carol Harrison, Trevor Hart, Timothy Jenkins, Gerard Loughlin, Paul Murray, Bernd Wannenwetsch, and Graham Ward.

Subjects: Bible, Literature

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Review by Thomas J. Kraus
Published 8/30/2008
Citation: Thomas J. Kraus, review of Stephen C. Barton, ed., Idolatry: False Worship in the Bible, Early Judaism and Christianity, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


Review by Markus Bockmuehl
Published 6/21/2009
Citation: Markus Bockmuehl, review of Stephen†C. Barton, ed., Idolatry: False Worship in the Bible, Early Judaism and Christianity, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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