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by Jonathan T. Pennington
A much-overlooked aspect of the Gospel of Matthew is the theme of heaven and earth. Rather than being a reverential circumlocution for God, ‘heaven’ in Matthew is part of a highly developed discourse of heaven and earth language that is pervasive and important throughout the First Gospel.
edited by David E. Aune & Robin Darling Young
In Reading Religions in the Ancient World, sixteen colleagues and students of Robert M. Grant honor their colleague, friend and mentor with essays on Classical Studies, New Testament Studies and Patristic Studies. These three areas of study signal the breadth and depth of Professor Grant’s own ...
Andrew J. Welburn
Utilising parallels from the Apocalypse of Adam and elsewhere, this book re-examines Mt.'s infancy narratives in the light of the apocalyptic and mythological background to the virgin birth. Jesus is shown as the fulfilment of universalistic hopes though not as Son of God. Mt.'s special ...
This book explores the usefulness of the concept of Wirkungsgeschichte for New Testament interpretation by analysing Mt 14:22-33 in the light of six works of art and a selection of nineteenth century theological texts.
Edited by Petri Luomanen, Ilkka Pyysiäinen & Risto Uro
The contributors of the volume draw on cognitive and social science, suggesting fresh ways of approaching Christian origins and early Judaism. Its multidisciplinary and radically new perspective to its subject matter is highly relevant for all scholars of religion.
James A. Metzger
While several recent studies have suggested that the Gospel of Luke recommends generous almsgiving or a relatively benign sharing ethic that mimics existing redistibutive measures in early Roman Palestine, this book argues that a much more subversive reading of the Gospel's wealth and ...
The Nag Hammadi Gospel of Philip contains a developed justification of the physical rituals of baptism, anointing, and the Eucharist, despite its anti-materialist Gnostic origins. This study uses the fragmentary text to reconstruct this theory, arguably the first of its kind.
This work focuses on the appropriation and resignification of scripture in Joel and its NT Nachleben, where Israel’s literature functions as an authoritative medium of refraction. The purpose is to recover the canon’s unrecorded hermeneutics at the intersection of both diachronic and synchronic ...
Tessel M. Jonquière
This book is an analysis of prayer in the works of Flavius Josephus, comprising a study of Josephus’own views and an analysis of 32 prayer texts within his narrative. New light is thus shed on his historiographic method and his theology.
von Christiane Zimmermann
Studies on the most common “names of God” in the New Testament, including their Jewish and pagan traditions: The Father; the Lord; the Creator; the living God; God, who has risen Jesus from the dead; the one God; the highest God.
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