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- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 78.79
Hauptbeschreibung Paul's view of the church as the temple and his concern about its purity in 1-2 Corinthians has traditionally been interpreted from the perspective of a Jewish background. However, Yulin Liu reveals that the pagans were very aware of temple purity when visiting some temples in the Greco-Roman world, and the purification concerns... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 113.05
Hauptbeschreibung Welche christologischen und soteriologischen Vorstellungen wurden im Neuen Testament mit der Bezeichnung Jesu als Opfer und der Rede von Sühne vermittelt? Weit verbreitet ist derzeit die Auffassung, es gehe um Jesu stellvertretenden Sühnetod. Diese Motive bereiten heutzutage nicht nur Verständnisprobleme. Viele finden sie anstößig,... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 54.99
Key to a theology of scripture are the important issues of history, consciousness, rhetoric, and how theology functions in relation to interpretation of Christianity?s religious texts. Seeking to address a critical problem in theology and the interpretation of scripture raised by modern historical consciousness, Ben Fulford argues for a densely historical... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 158.73
Hauptbeschreibung Die Verklärungsperikope des Markusevangeliums (Mk 9,2-8) gilt als großes Rätsel der neutestamentlichen Wissenschaft. Tatsächlich stellt diese Erzählung den Ausleger in ihrer sonderbaren Mischung aus Faszination und Befremden vor große interpretatorische Herausforderungen. Welche Textgattung liegt hier vor und wie verhält es sich... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 18.99
Noting that Israel?s earliest responses to earth-shaking changes were cast in the powerfully expressive language of poetry, Hugh R. Page Jr. argues that the careful collection and preservation of these traditions?now found in every part of the Hebrew Bible?was an act of resistance, a communal no to the forces of despair and a yes to the creative... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 73.08
Hauptbeschreibung Timothy J. Stone explores the canonical shape of the third part of the Hebrew canon, the Writings, challenging the common assumption that the collection is an anthology of unrelated books. First he analyzes the formation and various orders for the Writings in antiquity. Conceptions of sacred literature differed in Judaism, but within... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 101.63
Hauptbeschreibung In this study, Michael Tuval examines the religion of Flavius Josephus diachronically. The author suggests that because Diaspora Jews could not participate regularly in the cultic life of the Jerusalem Temple, they developed other paradigms of Judaic religiosity. He interprets Josephus as a Jew who began his career as a Judean priest... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 90.22
Hauptbeschreibung Gunnar Samuelsson investigates the philological aspects of how ancient Greek, Latin and Hebrew/Aramaic texts depict crucifixions. A survey of the texts shows that there has been too narrow a view of the "crucifixion" terminology. The various terms do not only refer to "crucify" and "cross." They are used much more diversely. Hence,... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; Not Available
Hauptbeschreibung This volume contains 15 papers written by Christoph Levin between 2001 and 2011, four of them unpublished. One main focus is on the Pentateuch, mainly on the oldest comprehensive narrative source, the Yahwist, which was written at the beginning of the Jewish diaspora. One paper gives an outline of the features of this source as... more...