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Eschatology In The Bible And In Jew : Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement S. -  Reventlow

Eschatology In The Bible And In Jew

Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement S.

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Published: 1st July 1997
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This is the fourth volume in the series of collaborations between the Department of Bible in Tel Aviv University, Israel, and the Faculty of Theology in the University of the Ruhr, Bochum, Germany. This symposium, held in Bochum in 1995, discussed a topic important for both communities of believers, starting with the Bible and tracking its role through the different stages of the respective tradition-histories. This time the theme was eschatology. The participants engaged in a lively discussion (from the Jewish side) on messianism and Zionism, Qumran, Mishnah and Kabbalah, and (from the Christian side) on the Bible, recent Protestant ethics and systematic theology. The volume concludes with the report of a panel discussion on the essence of eschatology in Jewish and Christian thinking: is it a spiritualized idea or a material expectation for the world?

Editor's Prefacep. 7
Abbreviationsp. 9
List of Contributorsp. 12
Messianism and Zionismp. 13
Early Christian Faith as 'Hope against Hope'p. 31
Not All is in the Hands of Heaven: Eschatology and Kabbalahp. 49
Eschatology and Ethics: Their Relation in Recent Continental Protestantismp. 62
Eschatology in the Book of Jeremiahp. 75
Points of Departure for a Christian Eschatologyp. 98
The Son of Man and the Angels: Reflections on the Formation of Christology in the Context of Eschatologyp. 111
Eschatological Motives in Qumran Literature: The Messianic Conceptp. 132
Leadership and Messianism in the Time of the Mishnahp. 152
The Eschatologization of the Prophetic Books: A Comparative Studyp. 169
Character and Function of Divine Sayings in the Elijah and Elisha Traditionsp. 189
From Prophetic to Apocalyptic Eschatologyp. 200
Expectations of the Divine Kingdom in Biblical and Postbiblical Literaturep. 218
Aspects of the Last Judgment in the Gospel according to Matthewp. 233
Panel Discussionp. 246
Index of Referencesp. 254
Index of Authorsp. 264
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ISBN: 9781850756644
ISBN-10: 1850756643
Series: Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement S.
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Published: 1st July 1997
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1