Apocalyptic and the New Testament: Essays in Honor of J. by Marion L. Soards, Joel Marcus

By Marion L. Soards, Joel Marcus

A wealthy choice of essays exploring the which means of 'apocalyptic' within the New testomony, via numerous vital students within the field.

Richard E. Sturm, 'Defining the note "Apocalyptic": an issue in Biblical Criticism'

Joel Marcus, '"The Time Has Been Fulfilled!" (Mark 1.15)'

Jane Schaberg, 'Mark 14.62: Early Christian Merkabah Imagery?'

Stephenson H. Brooks, 'Apocalyptic Paraenesis in Matthew 6.19-34'

O. Lamar Cope, '"To the shut of the Age": The position of Apocalyptic concept within the Gospel of Matthew'

Robin Scroggs, 'Eschatological life in Matthew and Paul: Coincidentia Oppositorum '

Thomas E. Boomershine, '"Epistemiology on the flip of the Ages" in Paul, Jesus and Mark'

Martinus C. de Boer, 'Paul and Jewish Apocalyptic Eschatology'

Richard B. Hays, '"The Righteous One" as Eschatological Deliverer: A Case examine in Paul's Apocalyptic Hermeneutics'

Judith L. Kovacs, 'The Archons, the Spirit and the demise of Christ: will we desire the speculation of Gnostic rivals to provide an explanation for 1 Corinthians 2.2-26?'

Marion L. Soards, 'Seeking and Sinning in keeping with Galatians 2.17'

Charles P. Anderson, 'Who are the Heirs of the hot Age within the Epistle to the Hebrews?'

Nancy J. Duff, 'The value of Pauline Apocalyptic for Theological Ethics'

Paul Lehmann, 'Barmen and the Church's name to Faithfulness and Social Responsibility'

Dorothy W. Martyn, 'A baby and Adam: A Parable of the 2 Ages'.

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6. Versuch, p. 20. 7. Versuch, p. 15. 8. M. Schmidt, Die jiidische Apokalyptik (Neukirchen: Neukirchener Verlag, STURM Defining the Word 'Apocalyptic9 43 1969), and K. Koch, Ratios vor der Apokalyptik (Giitersloh: Mohn, 1970; ET = The Rediscovery of Apocalyptic [Naperville: Allenson, no date]). 9. Jiidische Apokalyptik, p. 2. His other texts include Daniel, Sibylline Oracles 3, Enoch, Apocalypse of Ezra (4 Ezra), (Syriac) Baruch, and 'Essene' writings. For him, the major characteristics of apocalyptic literature are pseudonymity and a universal perspective of history.

Meeks, The First Urban Christians: A Social Description of Pauline Christianity (New Haven: Yale University, 1982), especially ch. 7. 86. Dawn (1st edn), p. 29. 87. , pp. 17, 26. 88. Beker, Paul the Apostle, p. 143. Cf. , p. 152: 'Only a consistent apocalyptic interpretation of Paul's thought is able to demonstrate its fundamental coherence'. 89. g. , p. 179). 90. , p. 135). 91. l38. 92. L. Martyn's review of Beker's book in Word & World 2 (1982), pp. 194-98, and Martyn's essay discussed below (see n.

Although his book is more criticized than praised,77 RCtesler recognizes, as did Wilckens, that the Law has a significant function in apocalyptic soteriological and cosmological thought. 78 In Verhdngnis und Verheifiung der Geschichte (Gottingen, 1966), Wolfgang Harnisch uses 'Apokalyptik' and 'apokalyptisch' to describe a theological conception of specific authors. He focuses on the theological understanding of time and history in 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch, exploring how these two major apocalypses handle two STURM Defining the Word 'Apocalyptic9 33 motifs central to apocalyptic thought: dualism and determinism.

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