Download E-books Echoes of a Prophet: The Use of Ezekiel in the Gospel of John and in Literature of the Second Temple Period (The Library of New Testament Studies) PDF

Echoes of a Prophet examines intertextual connections to Ezekiel present in John and in moment Temple literature. The lifeless Sea Scrolls include many allusions to a couple of Ezekiel's oracles, whereas different moment Temple works check with just a couple of of Ezekiel's oracles, and people simply hardly ever. In each one case, Manning examines the proof for the presence of the allusions, reports the implied interpretational tools, and reviews at the functionality of the allusion in advancing the author's principles. He additionally analyzes John's allusions to Ezekiel: the great shepherd, the vine, the opened heavens, imagery from the "dry bones" imaginative and prescient, and water symbolism. He observes that John has a number of designated trends: he alludes to all 5 of Ezekiel's "oracles of desire" and essentially makes use of that imagery to explain the giving of the Holy Spirit and new lifestyles via Jesus.

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Download E-books Conflict, Holiness, and Politics in the Teachings of Jesus PDF

Initially released in 1984, this amazing paintings has in the past been on hand in simple terms in a pricey library variation. the current variation has been thoroughly up to date and redesigned, and contains a longer new creation via Marcus Borg that relates the book's important arguments to next Jesus scholarship. A foreword via N. T. Wright characterizes the e-book as one of many foundational works within the "third quest" for the historic Jesus. within the e-book, Marcus Borg argues that clash among a politics of holiness and a politics of compassion, and their implications for Israel, is living on the middle of Jesus' task and instructing. He emphasizes numerous positive aspects that experience due to the fact that develop into vital to Jesus scholarship: the significance of Jesus' inclusive meal perform, a non-apocalyptic paradigm for realizing Jesus, and Jesus as a social prophet and boundary-breaker. Marcus J. Borg is Hundere extraordinary Professor of faith and tradition within the Philosophy division at Oregon nation college. he's the writer of 9 books, together with Jesus in modern Scholarship, additionally released via Trinity Press.

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Download E-books The Original Language of the Lukan Infancy Narrative (The Library of New Testament Studies) PDF

By Chang-Wook Jung

It has lengthy been famous that the Greek of the Lukan infancy narrative (chapters 1-2) monitors various Semitic features.

Although the vast majority of fresh scholarship assumes that such positive aspects stem from an imitation of the Septuagint (imitation theory), the difficulty has now not been settled satisfactorily. Others argue that Luke most likely depended on a written resource for the infancy narrative―or not less than for a few elements of it―and that this resource fabric used to be composed in imitation of the Septuagint. Luke was once now not, even if, in basic terms the reviser or compiler of his resource; quite, he rewrote the resource making use of his personal type and language for his personal purpose.

Here, Chang-Wook Jung examines the arguments most ordinarily recommend via either side and considers their merits.

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Download E-books The Lawsuit Motif in John S Gospel from New Perspectives: Jesus Christ, Crucified Criminal and Emperor of the World (Novum Testamentum, Supplements) PDF

By Per Jarle Bekken

The learn sheds clean mild on points of the lawsuit motif in John from the heritage of Diaspora-Jewish and Greco-Roman info and views. John s narrative of the makes an attempt on Jesus for such crimes as breaking the Sabbath, blasphemy, and seduction are illuminated from Philo s views on vigilante execution. in addition, John s narrative of the professional Jewish and Roman forensic systems opposed to Jesus is also located in the framework of the Greco-Roman management exemplified by way of the felony papyri from the Roman Egypt. Philo s expectation of an eschatological emperor, who shall rule over many countries, presents a cultural context for a way John s gospel re-inscribed Jesus because the real Emperor of the entire nations."

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Download E-books Stewardship and Almsgiving in Luke's Theology (The Library of New Testament Studies) PDF

By Kyoung-Jin Kim

This ebook begins with questions touching on Luke's suggestion of the connection among wealth and discipleship. earlier makes an attempt haven't succeeded in reconciling the tips of wealth and poverty with the topic of discipleship in Luke's theology. This failure motivates Kim to enquire a brand new paradigm, specifically stewardship. Reviewing the big variety of fabric relating to wealth and poverty in Luke-Acts, he concludes that for Luke a formal approach for Christians as stewards to take advantage of their wealth is almsgiving within the pursuits of the terrible and needy in and out the community.

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Download E-books Navigating Paul: An Introduction to Key Theological Concepts PDF

By Jouette M. Bassler

Jouette Bassler, one of many optimal specialists on Pauline theology, bargains her knowledge and perception into the center of Paul's suggestion during this short and available booklet. She makes a speciality of significant subject matters in Paul, similar to grace, legislation, religion, righteousness, Israel, resurrection, and what it capacity to be "in Christ." via every one of those issues, she explores the wealth of Paul's quite a few writings, lifting up an important and easy of Paul's principles and explaining them in the context of the traditional Greco-Roman world.

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Download E-books The New Testament: A Historical and Theological Introduction PDF

This capstone paintings from commonly revered senior evangelical pupil Donald Hagner deals a considerable advent to the recent testomony. Hagner bargains with the hot testomony either traditionally and theologically, making use of the framework of salvation historical past. He treats the hot testomony as a coherent physique of texts and stresses the harmony of the recent testomony with no neglecting its style. even if the amount covers regular questions of advent, reminiscent of writer, date, heritage, and resources, it focuses totally on realizing the theological content material and which means of the texts, placing scholars able to comprehend the origins of Christianity and its canonical writings.

Throughout, Hagner promises balanced conclusions in dialog with vintage and present scholarship. The publication contains precis tables, diagrams, maps, and broad bibliographies.

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Download E-books Postcolonial Feminist Interpretation of the Bible PDF

Noting that the methods of analyzing the Bible now practiced within the West are patriarchal and oppressive of these in different elements of the realm, Dube bargains another interpretation that attends to and respects wishes of girls within the two-thirds international. In a provocative and insightful analyzing of the booklet of Matthew, she indicates us the right way to learn the Bible as decolonizing instead of imperialist literature.

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