Messiah and Exaltation: Jewish Messianic and Visionary Traditions and New Testament Christology

Portada
Mohr Siebeck, 2007 - 716 pàgines
Andrew Chester focuses on Jewish messianic hope, intermediary figures, and visionary traditions of human transformation, particularly in the Second Temple period, and analyzes their significance for the origin and development of New Testament Christology. He brings together five previously published essays on these themes: these include two long chapters, one on Jewish messianic and mediatorial traditions in relation to Pauline Christology, the other on messianism and eschatology in early Judaism and Christianity, plus one on messiah and Temple in Sibylline Oracles 3-5. Two further essays, on the significance of Torah in the messianic age, and on resurrection, transformation and early Christology, have been extensively revised. There are also three substantial new chapters, all of which engage closely with recent scholarly debate. The first, on the origin of Christology, argues for the significance of Jewish visionary traditions of human transformation for understanding how 'high' Christology came about at such an early stage within the New Testament. The second discusses the complex questions of the definition, scope and nature of Jewish messianism, especially in relation to the Hebrew Bible and the more-recently available Qumran evidence, and their significance for the New Testament. The third is concerned with what Paul means by the 'law of Christ', and the wider issues raised by this.

Des de l'interior del llibre

Què en diuen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya

No hem trobat cap ressenya als llocs habituals.

Continguts

Introduction
1
Christology and Transformation
13
Intermediary Figures and Human Transformation
45
New Testament Christology
80
Conclusion
119
Further Jewish Texts
144
The Influence of Daniel 12
159
New Testament Traditions and Developments
168
Messiah and Temple in the Sibylline Oracles
471
Messiah and Torah
497
Hebrews and Barnabas
510
Johannine Literature
516
Jewish Texts
524
Conclusion
533
The Law of Christ and the Law of the Spirit
537
Themes at Issue
569

Conclusion
188
Primary Evidence
205
Messianism Temple and Torah
297
Conclusion
324
Jewish Mediatorial Figures
363
Pauline Christology
382
Eschatology and Messianic Hope
397
Christian Texts
423
The Law of Christ in Pauline Context
582
The Law of Christ and the Law of Moses
592
Bibliography
603
Index of References
647
Index of Authors
683
Index of Subjects
692
Copyright

Frases i termes més freqüents

Sobre l'autor (2007)

Andrew Chester, Born 1948; 1966-69 studied Semitic Languages at Oxford; 1970-72 Theology at Cambridge; 1973-76 PhD studies at Cambridge; since 1994 Fellow, Selwyn College, University of Cambridge; since 2008 University Reader in Early Jewish and Christian Thought, University of Cambridge.

Informació bibliogràfica