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  • Rejected Prophetsby Jocelyn McWhirter

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    Although several scholars have written about how Luke portrays Jesus and the apostles as prophets, no one has yet provided a comprehensive theory as to why Luke?s protagonists resemble the prophets. McWhirter shows that Luke uses these biblical prophets as precedents, seeking to legitimate the apostles? teachings in the face of events, such as the... more...

  • Three Times a Yearby Shimon Gesundheit

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 95.96

    Hauptbeschreibung The festival calendars in the Pentateuch have made up the heart of critical biblical research from the beginning. Each of the calendars was thought to have taken shape against its own specific historical background and to accurately reflect a distinct stage in the development of Israel's cultic and social institutions. Classical... more...

  • Law and Narrative in the Bible and in Neighbouring Ancient Culturesby Klaus-Peter Adam; Friedrich Avemarie; Dorit Felsch; Nili Wazana

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 95.96

    Hauptbeschreibung Law is not only conveyed in codified clauses; it is often featured as a pivotal topic in literary texts. Existing legal relationships can determine the historical or the fictive setting of a drama or a plot, narratives can propagate laws or demonstrate their inherent problems. Literature can be used as an integral part of a strategy... more...

  • Paul's Divine Christologyby Chris Tilling

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 78.82

    Hauptbeschreibung Chris Tilling makes a fresh contribution to the debate about whether or not Paul's Christology is divine. To this end he analyses the Pauline data that details the relation between the risen Lord and Christians. With reference to contemporary debates regarding 'Jewish monotheism', he argues that the Pauline Christ-relation corresponds... more...

  • Christology and Discipleship in John 17by Marianus Pale Hera

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 73.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Using the method of literary critical analysis to read the Johannine narrative, Marianus Pale Hera underlines the profound relationship between the Johannine Christology and the Gospel's teaching on discipleship. A narrative reading of selected passages from chapters 1-12 of John (the prologue, Jesus' first disciples, the first... more...

  • Eschatology in Genesisby Jonathan Huddleston

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 78.82

    Hauptbeschreibung In this study, Jonathan Huddleston examines Genesis as a rhetorical whole, addressing Persian-era Judean expectations. While some have contrasted Genesis' account of origins with prophetic accounts of the future, literary and historical evidence suggests that Genesis narrates Israel's origins precisely in order to ground Judea's... more...

  • Clothing the Body of Christ at Colossaeby Rosemary Canavan

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 78.82

    Hauptbeschreibung What we think of our bodies and what we wear says something about who we are and how we belong. This was the same in the ancient world. Rosemary Canavan explores the imagery of clothing and body in the first century CE Christian writing, the Letter to the Colossians. Through the use of this imagery in the letter, the writer critiques... more...

  • Angels as Warriors in Late Second Temple Jewish Literatureby Aleksander R. Michalak

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 90.26

    Hauptbeschreibung In this study, Aleksander Michalak focuses mainly on the association of angelic beings with warfare in the Jewish literary sources. The author has examined the various depictions of the warrior angels in the literature of the Second Temple period with reference to the roots of such representations, their popularity, and various... more...

  • Performanzkritik der Paulusbriefeby Bernhard Oestreich

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 101.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Die biblischen Texte stammen aus einer Kultur, in der die Schrift in der Regel dem gesprochenen Wort diente. Das Geschriebene wurde vor Zuhörern vorgetragen und entfaltete seine Wirkung in einem gemeinschaftlich erlebten Ereignis. Dabei waren über den semantischen Gehalt des Dargebotenen hinaus auch die Elemente mündlicher Kommunikation... more...

  • Future Hope and Present Realityby Andrew Chester

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 124.53

    Hauptbeschreibung This book is the first of a two-volume work with the overall title "Future Hope and Present Reality". These volumes had their origin in the Speaker's Lectures that Andrew Chester gave in Oxford; their main focus is central themes in biblical eschatology, and especially the apparent contradictions between what is hoped for in the... more...