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Edited by Rieuwerd Buitenwerf, Harm W. Hollander and Johannes Tromp
This collection of essays by leading experts in New Testament scholarship addresses core themes in the study of early Christianity. It is dedicated to Henk Jan de Jonge (Emeritus Professor in the New Testament, Leiden University) in honour of his important contributions to the field of New ...
Karina Martin Hogan
Drawing together two divergent approaches to 4 Ezra, this book combines a fresh analysis of the dialogues as a wisdom debate with a literary-psychological interpretation of the book, arguing that the author’s theological solution is found in the symbolic visions.
Edited by Patrick Gray and Gail R. O’Day
This volume contains twenty-two essays in honor of Carl R. Holladay, whose work on the interaction between early Christianity and Hellenistic Judaism has had a considerable impact on the study of the New Testament.
Jeremy F. Hultin
This book examines the earliest Christian comments about foul language, situating them in their historical context by means of a broad survey of ancient uses of and views about obscene speech.
This study offers an intertextual approach to the “I am” sayings of the Gospel of John, considering parallels to the “I am” formula in late Antiquity. It focuses particularly on three exemplary predicates – bread, light, vine – and and their context. *** Gegenstand der vorliegenden Studie sind ...
The book offers a syntactic and narrative analysis of the divine character’s appearances in the Pentateuch–his speeches and their interpretations, his actions, perceptions, and emotions–in order to reveal the stance of the text towards its representations of divinity.
Ashley S. Crane
A textual comparative methodology, which permits each manuscript to be heard in its own right, is applied on both micro and macro levels to Ezekiel 36-39 revealing exegetical interaction behind many textual variants concerning the restoration of Israel.
This book analyzes the pivotal role of the oath in biblical narrative as a literary device in character and plot development. It examines the significance of deviations from standard oath formulae and offers an in-depth analysis of the oaths in the Saul and David narratives.
Finding happiness in this world and accepting life as it unfolds, by the grace of God, might be the only lesson which is worth transmitting to future generations. Doing this, Qoheleth is doing his job as a sage.
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.
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