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Amy-Jill Levine

Author of The Jewish Annotated New Testament

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About the Author

Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies and Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies Emerita at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Sciences. An internationally renowned scholar and teacher, she is the author of numerous books including Short show more Stories by Jesus-. The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi, Entering the Passion of Jesus: A Beginner's Guide to Holy Week. Light of the World: A Beginner's Guide to Advent, and Sermon on the Mount: A Beginner's Guide to the Kingdom of Heaven. She is also the coeditor of the Jewish Annotated New Testament. Professor Levine has done more than 500 programs for churches, clergy groups, and seminaries. show less
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Works by Amy-Jill Levine

The Jewish Annotated New Testament (2011) — Editor — 647 copies
The Historical Jesus in Context (2009) — Editor — 145 copies
Who Is My Neighbor? (2019) 115 copies
The Marvelous Mustard Seed (2018) 109 copies
The Difficult Words of Jesus (2021) — Author — 83 copies
Witness at the Cross (2021) 46 copies
The Gospel of Luke (2018) 44 copies
A Very Big Problem (2020) 43 copies
A Feminist Companion to Matthew (2001) — Editor — 41 copies
The New Testament: Methods and Meanings (2013) — Author — 35 copies
The Good for Nothing Tree (2022) 34 copies
A feminist companion to John (2003) — Editor — 30 copies
A Feminist companion to Luke (2002) — Editor — 27 copies
Signs and Wonders (2022) 15 copies
A feminist companion to the apocalypse of John (2010) — Editor — 15 copies
Gospel of Mark (2023) 11 copies
A feminist companion to John. Volume 1 (2003) — Editor — 10 copies

Associated Works

The Oxford History of the Biblical World (1998) — Contributor — 804 copies
The Cambridge Companion to the Bible (1893) — Contributor, some editions — 141 copies
Women and Christian Origins (1999) — Contributor — 94 copies
Women in the Hebrew Bible: A Reader (1998) — Contributor — 90 copies
Early Christian Families in Context (2003) — Contributor — 48 copies
The Blackwell Companion to The New Testament (2010) — Contributor — 47 copies
Are We Amused? Humour about Women in the Biblical Worlds (2003) — Contributor — 16 copies
The Apocrypha (2012) — Contributor — 8 copies
Transformative encounters : Jesus and women re-viewed (1999) — Contributor — 3 copies


Common Knowledge



The Jewish Annotated New Testament in Let's Talk Religion (August 2012)


A great format to learn NT context with a few deep dives and sidetracks.
A.Godhelm | Oct 20, 2023 |
This book is about a tree but it’s also about having patience. A gardener plants a fig tree and tells everybody it takes time. Then one summer goes by then two summers and still no figs. The gardener wants to replace the tree, but the children say no the tree just needs love which they give it for another year or two or three until eventually the tree produces figs and becomes shade. The kids always knew it just took patience. The story is lovely and sweet. The illustrations are not my favorite, but they did grow on me by the end of the book. I do wish the cover was changed to one of the inside pictures that looks more complete. The current cover seems like a fast slap together.… (more)
LibrarianRyan | 6 other reviews | Aug 28, 2023 |
beginner's guide to Holy Wk
SrMaryLea | 1 other review | Aug 23, 2023 |
guide to perplexing teachings
SrMaryLea | 1 other review | Aug 23, 2023 |



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