Mountain of Medicine Saviour of the World An English language mission of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Worshipping at St Olave's Anglican Church
360 Windermere Ave (at Bloor Street)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Saturdays at 9:30am

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Additional Biblical Studies

What the Bible Really Says? - John Burnett

Truth and Meaning in Scripture - Fr. John Breck

Allegory: Exegetical Method or Spiritual Vision? - Fr. John Breck

Preaching the Word of God - Anthony M. Coniaris

Hermeneutics as Apprenticeship: How the Bible Shapes Our Interpretive Habits and Practices - David I. Starling

Sola Scriptura in the Vanity of Their Minds: An Orthodox Examination of the Protestant Teaching - John Whiteford

The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts - eds. Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald

Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes - Kenneth E. Bailey

Paul through Middle Eastern Eyes - Kenneth E. Bailey

Apostolic Fathers and Paul - eds. Todd Still, David Wilhite

In the Footsteps of Saint Paul: An Academic Symposium - eds. Archbishop Demetrios, Fr. Deacon John Chryssavgis

Honor and Shame in the Gospel of Matthew - Jerome H. Neyrey

Semeia 68: Honor and Shame in the World of the Bible - eds. Victor H. Matthews and Don C. Benjamin

Dinah's Lament: The Biblical Legacy of Sexual Violence in Christian Interpretation - Joy A. Schroeder

Deborah's Daughters: Gender Politics and Biblical Interpretation - Joy A. Schroeder

And He Will Take Your Daughters....Woman Story and Ethical Evaluation of Monarchy in the David Narrative - April D. Westbrook

The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel - Moshe Halbertal & Stephen Holmes

God and Politics in Esther - Yoram Hazony

Now My Eye Sees You: Unveiling an Apocalyptic Job - Luke Timothy Johnson

Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark's Story of Jesus - Ched Myers (excerpt)

Primitive Communism in Acts? Does Acts present the Community of Goods (2:44-45; 4:32-35) as Mistaken? - Steve Wolton

Holy Community of Life and Property amongst the Poor: A Response to Steve Walton - Brian J. Copper

Bible Commentary Books - Fr. Tadros Malaty

Bible Studies Downloads

An Oriental Orthodox Approach to Hermeneutics - K. M. George

Scripture, the Gospel and Orthodoxy - Fr. John Behr

Recent Biblical Hermeneutics in Patristic Perspective: The Tradition of Orthodoxy - Fr. John Anthony McGuckin

The Gospel According to St. Justin the New: Justin Popovic on Scripture - Vladimir Cvetkovic, in What is the Bible? The Patristic Doctrine of Scripture - eds. Matthew Baker and Mark Mourachian (

Is There an Orthodox Exegesis? Engaging Contextual Hermeneutics in Orthodox Biblical Studies - Predrag Dragutinović

On Freedom, Love and Power: Expanded Edition - Jacques Ellul

On Being Rich and Poor: Christianity in a Time of Economic Globalization - Jacques Ellul

Biblical Exegesis and the Formation of Christian Culture - Francis M. Young

Orthodox Center for the Advancement of Biblical Studies

Language for God in Patristic Tradition: Wrestling with Biblical Anthropomorphism - Mark Sheridan

Yahweh in Africa: Essays on Africa and the Old Testament - Knut Holter

Israel and Empire: A Postcolonial History of Israel and Early Judaism - Leo G. Perdue and Warren Carter

Come Out, My People! God's Call Out of Empire in the Bible and Beyond - Wes Howard-Brook

If Not Empire, What? A Survey of the Bible - Berry Frisen and John K. Stoner

Race, Racism and the Biblical Narratives - Cain Hope Felder

Old Testament Models for Emperors in Early Byzantium - Claudia Rapp (

The Old Testament and Monasticism - Derek Krueger

Byzantine Emperors and Old Testament - Kelsey Eldridge

The Ascetic Ideal and the New Testament - Fr. Georges Florovsky

Paul Did Not Teach 'Stay in Slavery' - S. Scott Bartchy

First-Century Slavery and the Interpretation of 1 Corinthians 7:21 - S. Scott Bartchy

The Manumission of Slaves in Early Christianity - James Albert Harrill

Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation - Herbert Robinson Marbury

The Genesis of Liberation: Biblical Interpretation in the Antebellum Narratives of the Enslaved - Emerson B. Powery and Rodney S. Sadler

Slave Ideology and Biblical Interpretation - Katie Geneva Cannon, in The Black Studies Reader - eds. Jacqueline Bobo and Cynthia Hudley

The Making of the New Testament: Church, Gospel and Canon - Theodore G. Stylianopoulos

The Apostolic Gospel - Theodore G. Stylianopoulos

The People of God according to Romans 9-11: An Eastern Christian Approach to the Identity of God's Beloved Olive Tree - Dr. Daniel Ayuch (

Apostasy in the New Testament Communities, 3 vols. - B. J. Oropeza

Some Initial Notes for A Comparison of Orthodox Worship and Mission Today, with the Eschatological Vision of Worship in the Book of Revelation - Fr. Anthony (Spencer) Estabrooks 

Remember Thy First Love (Revelation 2:4-5): THe Three Stages of the Spiritual Life in the Theology of Elder Sophrony - Aarchimandrite Zacharias

The Abomination of Desolation (spoken of by Daniel the Prophet) - Fr. Athanasius Iskander

The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition - Eugen J. Pentiuc

The Garma Gospels: Early Illuminated Gospels Books from Ethiopia - eds. Judith S. McKenzie and Francis Watson

The Bible in Arab Christianity - David Thomas

The Shepherd of Hermas in Ethiopia - Ted Erho (

The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible - Allen Dwight Callahan

Ebed-Melech: The Un-noticed Ethiopian Eunuch (Jeremiah 37-39)

Semeia 83/84 - Slavery in Text & Interpretation - eds. Allen Dwight Callahan and Richard A. Horsley

Ancient Ethiopia and the New Testament: Ethnic (Con)texts and Racialized (Sub)texts - Gay L. Byron / They Were All Together in One Place? Toward Minority Biblical Criticism - ed. Randall C. Bailey

Reading the Bible from the Margins - Miguel A. De La Torre

Christians and Roman Rule in the New Testament: New Perspectives - Richard J. Cassidy 

Engaging Economics: New Testament Scenarios and Early Christian Reception - Bruce W. Longenecker

Christian Origins and the Ancient Economy - David A. Fiensy

The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000 - Colin Kidd