Wiley special offer

Members of the Society can use code VBS24 for a 30% discount on wiley.com on religion and theology books. The offer is valid from July 25, 2022 – August 31, 2022. The offer excludes e-books and books published by Polity.  Please visit the online catalogue for books that are not displayed. 

Recent titles include:

The Hebrew Bible: A Contemporary Introduction to the Christian Old Testament and Jewish Tanakh, 2nd Edition

David M. Carr

Written by a leading scholar in the field, this new edition incorporates the most recent research on the archaeology and history of early Israel, the formation of the Pentateuch, and the development of the historical and poetic books.

James W. Watts

A cutting-edge introduction to how the Bible functions as a scripture, and how it came to be that way.

A Contemporary Introduction to the Bible: Sacred Texts and Imperial Contexts, 2nd Edition

Colleen M. Conway and David M. Carr

The book places the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and New Testament in the broader context of world history, with a special focus on the empires that influenced the Bible’s formation.

Chronicles Through the Centuries

Blaire A. French

Offers a history of the interpretation of Chronicles in theology, worship, music, literature and art from the ancient period to the present day, demonstrating its foundational importance within the Old Testament.Chronicles Through the Centuries | Wiley

Jonah Through the Centuries

Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

The first book of its kind written in English, this singular volume provides a lucid and coherent commentary on the most influential re-readings of Jonah in Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and secular traditions.

Psalms Through the Centuries, Volume 3: A Reception History Commentary on Psalms 73 – 151

Susan Gillingham

This third volume completes the set of a ground-breaking reception history of the Psalter, the culmination of two decades’ work.

What is Christianity?

Douglas Jacobsen

A fascinating overview of the world’s largest religion, weaving history, theology, spirituality, denominational divisions, and global growth into a single compelling story.

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Ancient Israel

Susan Niditch

An innovative overview of ancient Israelite culture and history, richly informed by a variety of approaches and fields. Distinguished scholars provide original contributions that explore the tradition in all its complexity, multiplicity and diversity.The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Ancient Israel | Wiley

Literary Study of the Bible: An Introduction

Christopher Hodgkins

Approaches each book of the Bible (including several of the apocrypha) with non-sectarian literary questions, exploring the meanings that the Bible reveals when we read it like a poem, narrative, or play.

The World’s Christians: Who They Are, Where They Are, and How They Got There, 2nd Edition

Douglas Jacobsen

A guide to global Christianity in all of its historical and contemporary diversity, tracing the development of the faith over time with significant attention to culture, theology, and geography.