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Edited by Jan G. van der Watt
Salvation in the New Testament offers an analysis of the soteriological perspectives and language of the different books of the New Testament. Special attention is given to the exciting world of language and imagery used in expressing soteriological ideas.
James P. Ware
Illumining the Jewish context of early Christian mission, this study through close exegesis of Paul’s letter to the Philippians reveals the crucial place of the mission of the church in Paul’s thought.
Kåre Sigvald Fuglseth
The investigation evaluates the nature of the Johannine community by using sociological research on new religious movements today and by comparing John with Philo and the Dead Sea Scrolls. This novel procedure in Johannine research generates several alternative characteristics of John.
The book suggests that John’s portrayal of the Jews is not a response to Jewish persecution of early Christians. It proposes instead that the exclusive faith in Jesus led the Johannine Christians to abandon some basic markers of Jewish identity.
George L. Parsenios
This study employs classical literature to interpret new aspects of the Johannine Farewell Discourses that have been understood previously through recourse to Jewish literature. The puzzling pause of Jesus at 14:31 and the function of the Paraclete receive particular attention.
Eldon Jay Epp
This collection of frequently cited articles and chapters, published from 1962 to 2004, provides perspective, with critique, on the history, development, and methodologies of New Testament textual criticism, with emphasis on the role of papyri in antiquity and in current theory.
Bridget Gilfillan Upton
A new, aurally attuned reading of the endings of Mark’s Gospel, concentrating on the Gospel as ancient popular literature, comparing it with Xenophon of Ephesus’ erotic romance, and using speech act theory as a method to illuminate both narratives.
An exposition challenging inveterate verdicts ingrained in the historical / theological mindset about Origen, who is shown to have produced a sheerly new theory of Time, the Christian one. Claims attributing the tenet of a ‘beginningless world’ to him are disproved. The author challenges the ...
The volume contains five studies that have been written over the last decade; some of them are previously published as articles. The studies focus on the role of Silvanus in the making of the letter, the Christians as paroikoi kai parepidemoi, the issue of being a common priesthood, the ...
Edited by Gabriella Gelardini
The present volume contains a foreword and a collection of fourteen essays applying latest and neglected methods and offering new and innovative insight to the interpretation of the New Testament Book of Hebrews. The contributions are arranged in three parts.
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