From Jesus to Christ: The Origins of the New Testament Images of Christ / Edition 2

From Jesus to Christ: The Origins of the New Testament Images of Christ / Edition 2

by Paula Fredriksen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300084579

ISBN-13: 9780300084573

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Yale University Press

Carefully examining the New Testament texts, the author provides new insights into such issues as the social and religious problems facing the various early Christian communities, the content of Jesus' ministry and the circumstances of his crucifixion, and the reasons why Jews of the Diaspora-- Paul, initially, among them-- rejected Jesus' apostles.

Overview

Carefully examining the New Testament texts, the author provides new insights into such issues as the social and religious problems facing the various early Christian communities, the content of Jesus' ministry and the circumstances of his crucifixion, and the reasons why Jews of the Diaspora-- Paul, initially, among them-- rejected Jesus' apostles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300084573
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Yale Nota Bene Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
304,135
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introductionix
Introduction to the Second Editionxiii
Part IThe World of the New Testament1
1.The Nature of the Documents3
2.The Legacy of Alexander9
Hellenistic Paganism
Hellenistic Judaism
3.Images of Jesus in the Gospels and Paul18
John: The Stranger from Heaven
Luke/Acts: The Messiah of the Gentiles
Matthew: The Christ of the Scriptures
Mark: The Secret Messiah
Paul: The Christ of the Parousia
4.Hellenism and Christianity62
Part IIThe World of Judaism, 65
5.The Idea of Israel70
The Biblical View of the Past
The Expectation of Redemption: Restoration Theology
Palestinian Judaism in the Time of Jesus
6.Toward a Historical Image of Jesus94
The First Reading
The Second Reading
7.Jesus of Nazareth127
Part IIIThe Christs of the Churches131
8.Responses to the Resurrection133
The Kerygma of the Early Mission
Jewish Persecutions of the Early Mission
The Apostle to the Gentiles
9.Between the Resurrection and the Parousia177
Mark: The End of the Age and the Birth of the Past
The Later Synoptic Gospels: Establishing the Present
John: The Eternal Word
10.Jesus of Nazareth in Christian Tradition205
List of Abbreviations217
Glossary220
Suggested Reading224
Bibliography229
Index of Passages239
Name Index249
Subject Index252

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