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Edited by Bruce Chilton and Craig Evans
The Missions of James, Peter, and Paul comprises studies that investigate in what ways the missions of the three most important interpreters of Jesus agreed or differed in matters of ideology, theology, and practice. Of great importance is the question of how closely aligned these figures were ...
Edited by Peter W. Flint and Patrick D. Miller, with the assistance of Aaron Brunell and Ryan Roberts
This landmark volume covers the main aspects of modern Psalms study from the formation of individual Psalms down into the first centuries of the Common Era: the formation of the Psalter, individual Psalms and smaller collections, social setting, literary context, textual history, nachleben, and ...
Nina L. Collins
Hellenistic scholarship is advanced when ancient evidence reveals that despite Jewish opposition, the earliest written translation of the Bible was made in Alexandria in 281 BCE, and that Ptolemy Lagus built the famous library, placing Demetrius of Phalerum in charge.
Clarence E. Glad
This book argues that Paul's guidance of his converts and the psychagogic practices evident in his communities conform to a widespread pedagogical norm of Greco-Roman society seen especially among Epicureans of late Republican times in their community education for adults.
Covering a wide array of sources from ancient Mesopotamia to the Dead Sea Scrolls, the present volume offers an innovative perspective on Jewish apocalyptic time-reckoning during the Second Temple period, based on a unique calendar year of 364 days.
Eric F. Mason
Of the many proposals for the conceptual background of the priestly Christology of the Epistle to the Hebrews, this book argues that the presentations of the messianic priest and Melchizedek in the Qumran texts provide the closest parallels to Hebrews’ thought.
By placing Jesus and his movement first within Judaism and then with Hellenistic society at large, the author shows Jesus did not intend to refer to himself when he spoke of his 'blood' and his 'body'. He meant only to insist that his meals were a better sacrifice than what was offered in the ...
This volume contains thirty-eight studies devoted to the Septuagint written by an internationally recognised expert on that version. All the studies, originally published between 1971 and 1997, have been revised, expanded, or shortened, in some cases considerably, and they integrate studies ...
Gregory E. Sterling
This is the first full and systematic attempt to set Hellenistic Jewish and early Christian historiography within the framework of Greco-Roman traditions. The thesis of the monograph is that a distinct historiographical tradition, apologetic historiography, developed as a result of a dialectic ...
The literary figure of Joshua is one of the answers provided by deuteronomistic theologians of the exile when they were confronted with the destruction of the state and society of Judah and were forced to develop new ideas for reorganization.
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