Catholic Epistles and Apostolic Tradition

Catholic Epistles and Apostolic Tradition

by Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr
     
 

ISBN-10: 1602582157

ISBN-13: 9781602582156

Pub. Date: 11/01/2009

Publisher: Baylor University Press

Catholic Epistles and Apostolic Tradition asks two questions: Can the Catholic Epistles from James to Jude be fruitfully examined in relation to each other, without contrasting them with the Pauline Epistles? And, if so, will we learn something new about them and early Christianity? The essayists here answer "yes" and "yes," offering provocative

Overview

Catholic Epistles and Apostolic Tradition asks two questions: Can the Catholic Epistles from James to Jude be fruitfully examined in relation to each other, without contrasting them with the Pauline Epistles? And, if so, will we learn something new about them and early Christianity? The essayists here answer "yes" and "yes," offering provocative perspectives on James, the Johannine epistles, the Petrine epistles, and Jude.

Additional contributors are Ernst Baasland (Church of Norway), Lutz Doering (University of London--King's College), Reinhard Felmeier (University of Göttingen), Jörg Frey (University of Munich), Scott J. Hafemann (Gordon-Conwell Seminary), Patrick J. Hartin (Gonzaga University), John S. Kloppenborg (University of Toronto), Matthias Konradt (University of Berne), David R. Nienhuis (Seattle Pacific University), and John Painter (Charles Sturt University).

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602582156
Publisher:
Baylor University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Two Retrospectives

1. R. W. Wall, Catholic Epistles and Apostolic Traditions: A Retrospective

2. K-W Niebuhr, Catholic Epistles and Apostolic Tradition: Retrospect with Perspective

Interpreting the Catholic Epistles as a Collection

3. R. W. Wall, A Unifying Theology of the Catholic Epistles: a Canonical Approach (2003)

4. C. C. Newman, The Theology of the Apostles: The Convictional World Beneath the Catholic Epistles (2003)

A New Perspective on James

5.K.-W. Niebuhr, A Letter from Jerusalem: James in the Mind of the Recipients of his Epistles (2004)

6. R. W. Wall, The Priority of James (2004)

7. R. W. Wall, Acts and James: The Prospect of Intracanonical Readings (2002)

8. J. Painter, James as the First Catholic Epistle (2006)

9. D. R. Nienhuis, The Letter of James as a Canon-Conscious Pseudepigraph (2006)

10. M. Konradt, James’ Epistle as an Epistle of James: Considerations on the Historical Context of the Letter of James in Light of its Traditio-Historical Relations with First Peter and on its Pseudepigraphical Background (2001)

11. P. Hartin, James and the Jesus-tradition – some theological reflections and implications (2001)

12. J. S. Kloppenborg, The Reception of the Jesus Tradition in James (2003)

Petrine Epistles

13.R. Feldmeier, Salvation of the Soul: Reflections on the Soeriology and Anthropology of the First Epistle of Peter (2001)

14. L. Doering, First Peter as Early Christian Diaspora Letter (2003)

Johnannine Epistles

15. J. Painter, The Importance of the Johannine Epistles within the Catholic Epistles (2002)

Jude

16. J. Frey, The Epistle of Jude between Judaism and Hellenism (2002)

17. S. Hafemann, God’s Salvation "Once and for All" in Jude 5 and the Covenant Argumentation of 2 Peter 1:3-11: Confirming One’s Election in the CE (2005)

Conclusion: A Prospective

18. E. Baasland, Prolegomenon to a History of the "Post-apostolic era" (Early Christianity 70-150 CE): Challenging Current and Future Scholarship (2005)

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