New Approaches To The Study Of Biblical Interpretation In Judaism Of The Second Temple Period And In Early Christianity

Author by : Gary Anderson
Languange : en
Publisher by : BRILL
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Description : This volume illustrates the ways in which the discovery of the scrolls has altered our paradigms of biblical interpretation, investigating connections within and between Jewish and Christian interpretive texts.


Apocalypticism And Mysticism In Ancient Judaism And Early Christianity

Author by : John J. Collins
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Publisher by : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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Description : The nature and origin of Jewish mysticism is a controversial subject. This volume explores the subject by examining both the Hebrew and Aramaic tradition (Dead Sea Scrolls, 1 Enoch) and the Greek philosophical tradition (Philo) and also examines the Christian transformation of Jewish mysticism in Paul and Revelation. It provides for a nuanced treatment that differentiates different strands of thought that may be considered mystical. The Hebrew tradition is mythical in nature and concerned with various ways of being in the presence of God. The Greek tradition allows for a greater degree of unification and participation in the divine. The New Testament texts are generally closer to the Greek tradition, although Greek philosophy would have a huge effect on later Christian mysticism. The book is intended for scholars and advanced students of ancient Judaism and early Christianity.


A Guide To Early Jewish Texts And Traditions In Christian Transmission

Author by : Gabriele Boccaccini
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Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : The Jewish culture of the Hellenistic and early Roman periods established a basis for all monotheistic religions, but its main sources have been preserved to a great degree through Christian transmission. This Guide is devoted to problems of preservation, reception, and transformation of Jewish texts and traditions of the Second Temple period in the many Christian milieus from the ancient world to the late medieval era. It approaches this corpus not as an artificial collection of reconstructed texts--a body of hypothetical originals--but rather from the perspective of the preserved materials, examined in their religious, social, and political contexts. It also considers the other, non-Christian, channels of the survival of early Jewish materials, including Rabbinic, Gnostic, Manichaean, and Islamic. This unique project brings together scholars from many different fields in order to map the trajectories of early Jewish texts and traditions among diverse later cultures. It also provides a comprehensive and comparative introduction to this new field of study while bridging the gap between scholars of early Judaism and of medieval Christianity.


The Religious Worldviews Reflected In The Dead Sea Scrolls

Author by : Ruth A. Clements
Languange : en
Publisher by : Studies on the Texts of the De
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Description : The papers included in this volume use careful textual analysis to explore theological and ethical ideas expressed in the Dead Sea Scrolls. Connections are drawn to the broader corpus of Second Temple literature, as well as the New Testament writings.


Tradition Transmission And Transformation From Second Temple Literature Through Judaism And Christianity In Late Antiquity

Author by : Menahem Kister
Languange : en
Publisher by : Studies on the Texts of the De
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Description : Tradition, Transmission, and Transformation presents fourteen papers delivered at the Thirteenth Orion Center International Symposium, which trace the development of interpretive traditions found in Second Temple texts through later interpretive contexts.


The Oxford Handbook Of Jewish Studies

Author by : Martin Goodman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press on Demand
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Description : This volume on Jewish studies presents surveys of today's interests and directions in the humanities and social sciences. It covers the main areas taught and researched as part of Jewish studies in universities throughout the world, especially in Europe, the US, and Israel.


Handbook Of Early Christianity

Author by : Anthony J. Blasi
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman Altamira
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Description : Visit our website for sample chapters!


The Oxford Handbook Of The Dead Sea Scrolls

Author by : Timothy H. Lim
Languange : en
Publisher by : OUP Oxford
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Description : Thirty international scholars probe the main disputed issues in the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Essays engage with the lively debate continues over the archaeology and history of the site, the nature and identity of the sect, and its relation to the broader world of Second Temple Judaism and to later Jewish and Christian tradition.


Apocalyptic Interpretation Of The Bible

Author by : Gerbern S. Oegema
Languange : en
Publisher by : A&C Black
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Description : An examination of Apocalypticism from one of the leading lights in the field.


The Use Of The Old Testament In Hebrews

Author by : Susan E. Docherty
Languange : en
Publisher by : Mohr Siebeck
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Description : Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Manchester, 2007.