The book interprets Hebrews against the background of ancient synagogue preaching and liturgy. It argues that the text is an exhortative homily for Tisha be-Av, founded upon readings from Exod 31:18–32:35 and Jer 31:31–34. This hermeneutical key opens new perspectives on Hebrews. ***** Die ...
With a radicalized understanding of mysticism interpreted by the Japanese Zen-master Hisamatsu Shin'ichi this book offers a new perception of the Johannine path from Jesus' incarceration, through his departure to the eschatological event of Easter-Pentecost.
Edited by Luise Schottroff and Marie-Theres Wacker
The 13 essays by German-speaking feminist exegetes are concerned with the problem of anti-Jewish ways of reading the Christian Bible. In their treatment of sample texts they consider such subjects as law, violence and impurity, and offer suggestions for overcoming anti-Jewish ways of reading the ...
Executive Editors: C. Breytenbach (Humboldt-University Berlin) and J. Thom (University of Stellenbosch)
International coverage of New testament studies, including literary and textual criticism, critical interpretation, theology and the historical and literary background of the New Testament and early Christian literature. Includes a bibliographic section, Bibliographia Gnostica.
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