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Understanding, Studying and Reading : New Testament Essays in Honour of John Ashton - Christopher Rowland

Understanding, Studying and Reading

New Testament Essays in Honour of John Ashton

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This collection of essays, largely written by members of the Oxford theological community, was presented to John Ashton on his 65th birthday in 1996. The essays deal with Elijah in Mark, a Q passion narrative, the Gospel thief saying, John's Beloved Disciple, the temple incident (Jn 2.13-25) and history and theology. Outside of the Gospels, they discuss God's wrath in Romans 1, Philippians 1.1-11, Hebrews 4.13, Peter and Paul behind Revelation, and hermeneutical method. Specialists from outside the New Testament field contribute studies of the patristic doctrine of Scripture, the Syriac Diatessaron, William Tyndale, the theology of the resurrection and the Byzantine understanding of John. John Ashton was, before his retirement, Lecturer in New Testament and Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford.

Prefacep. 7
Abbreviationsp. 11
List of Contributorsp. 13
A Question of Identity: 'Who Do People Say that I Am?' Elijah, John the Baptist and Jesus in Mark's Gospelp. 15
A Passion Narrative for Q?p. 30
The Gospel Thief Saying (Luke 12.39-40 and Matthew 24.43-44) Reconsideredp. 48
The Beloved Disciple and Nathanaelp. 69
The Temple Incident of John 2.13-25: A Preview of What is to Comep. 93
The Enigma of the Fourth Gospel: Another Lookp. 102
The Wisdom of Too Much Eschatologyp. 129
The Gospel and the Wrath of God in Romans 1p. 137
Jason and Penelope Hear Philippians 1.1-11p. 155
Wrestling with Hebrews: A Note on [actual symbol not reproducible] at Hebrews 4.13p. 165
Authorship and Canonicity: Some Patristic Evidencep. 174
What's in a Word? An Intriguing Choice in the Syriac Diatessaronp. 180
William Tyndale - A Martyr for the Bible?p. 188
'For Paul' or 'For Cephas'? The Book of Revelation and Early Asian Christianityp. 198
The Trouble with the Resurrectionp. 219
[actual symbol not reproducible]p. 236
Nikephoros Blemmydes on John: A Byzantine Scholar's Reactions to John's Prologuep. 247
Index of Referencesp. 254
Index of Authorsp. 264
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ISBN: 9781850758280
ISBN-10: 185075828X
Series: Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 1st January 1998
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.56