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- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 98.00
The book presents diplomatic transcriptions (in Greek) and translations (in German and English) of all the known textual fragments which can be attributed to what is known as the Gospel of Peter and the Apocalypse of Peter or which scholars are discussing as possible elements of these texts. In addition, the documentation of the texts in ancient times... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 137.60
Reports of the miraculous abound in early Christian literature, in early Jewish texts and in the works of various Greco-Roman authors. In this collection of essays, largely the product of a symposium held at the University of Regensburg in June 2011, scholars specializing in a wide range of areas involving the ancient Mediterranean explore the representation... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2007; US$ 118.00
In our present-day society Angels are being talked about more frequently again. But where are the roots of these discourses to be found? How have they developed?. The present volume focuses on important sources for the investigation of angelic images within the ancient Near East, Old Testament, early Judaism and early Christianity. Particular... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 137.00
There is surely nothing more numinous or pivotal in life than the experience of death and mortality, and it is necessary for culture and religion to deal with this experience as adequately as possible. Moreover, the treatment of persons dying, the care of corpses, and also hopes in a life or a comparable existence after death... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00
As environmental destruction begins to seriously affect humans, it has become increasingly relevant to reflect on the essential elements of the Jewish and Christian theologies of creation. The essays in this volume explore key aspects of creation theology, which poses the question of the origin of the world and of man. Creation theology is rooted in... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 81.61
Hauptbeschreibung The Apocalypse of John belongs to the most puzzling texts of the New Testament. Historical-critical exegesis has been stressing that the book above all wishes to give a message of hope and comfort for a community under threat. Yet readers have also always been impressed and terrified by the many images of violence, including war,... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 86.28
Hauptbeschreibung Passion und Auferstehung Jesu von Nazaret gehören zu den entscheidenden Grunddaten des christlichen Glaubens. Die ältesten Zeugnisse dafür finden sich bekanntlich im Neuen Testament. Wie bedeutsam sie aber für Christen verschiedenster Richtungen und Prägungen waren, zeigt sich auch darin, dass sie auch später in unterschiedlichsten... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 86.28
Hauptbeschreibung This volume grew out of an international conference on Prophetism in the Old and New Testament (October 2006), organised by the Centre for Biblical Studies of the Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca. The volume contains fourteen essays covering various aspects of prophetism and prophetic literature in Jewish and early Christian... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
The impact of earlier works to the literature of early Judaism is an intensively researched topic in contemporary scholarship. This volume is based on an international conference held at the Sapientia College of Theology in Budapest, May 18?21, 2010. The contributors explore scriptural authority in early Jewish literature and the writings of nascent... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 115.62
Hauptbeschreibung While the so-called ”New perspective in Paul“ has been in the focus of New Testament exegesis for more than 25 years now, ancient interpretations of Pauline texts and ideas have been neglected widely. The present volume aims to fill this gap. Its articles concentrate on three different foci of modern exegesis: interpretations... more...