God's Kingdom and God's Son: The Background to Mark's Christology from Concepts of Kingship in the Psalms

God's Kingdom and God's Son: The Background to Mark's Christology from Concepts of Kingship in the Psalms

by Robert Rowe
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004118888

ISBN-13: 9789004118881

Pub. Date: 06/20/2002

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Contributing to the study of the Old Testament in the New, Robert Rowe explores the relationship between te kingdom of God and Messianic kingship in Mark's gospel, starting from 'two-tier' kingship in the Psalms, and considering inter-testamental literature.  See more details below

Overview

Contributing to the study of the Old Testament in the New, Robert Rowe explores the relationship between te kingdom of God and Messianic kingship in Mark's gospel, starting from 'two-tier' kingship in the Psalms, and considering inter-testamental literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004118881
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/20/2002
Series:
Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums Series, #50
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.66(h) x 1.33(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Note on Translation and References
Introduction1
Pt. 1The Kingship of God and Davidic (or Messianic) Kingship in the Psalms and Isaiah 40-66
IConcepts of Kingship in the Psalms13
1Introduction13
2The Kingship of Yahweh in the Psalms14
3Davidic Kingship in the Psalms31
4Summary of the Relationship between the Kingship of Yahweh and Davidic Kingship59
IIAnother View of Kingship - from the Later Chapters of Isaiah63
1Introduction63
2The Kingship of Yahweh65
3Messianic Kingship70
4Summary of the Relationship between the Kingship of Yahweh and Messianic Kingship82
Pt. 2The Kingship (or Kingdom) of God in Early Judaism and Mark's Gospel
IIIThe Kingdom of God in Early Judaism87
1Addressing God as 'King' - in the Apocrypha87
2God's sovereignty vindicated - 2 Maccabees and Daniel90
31 Enoch, Assumption of Moses and other apocalyptic works93
4The Qumran documents97
5Hellenistic Jewish literature103
6Psalms of Solomon - a Palestinian perspective106
7Synagogues prayers, Rabbinic literature and the Targums109
8Summary113
IVThe Kingdom of God in Mark115
1The Initial Proclamation of the Kingdom of God115
2The Kingdom of God in relation to Jesus123
aThe Parables of the Kingdom123
bThe Future Kingdom and the Transfiguration133
cTeaching on Discipleship and Entry into the Kindgom145
3Summary158
Pt. 3Messiah(s) and Messianic Kingship in Early Judaism and Mark's Gospel
VMessianic Figures in Early Judaism165
1Messianic Figures at Qumran166
2Messianic Figures Elsewhere in Early Judaism190
3The Political Context and the Zealot Movement219
VIThe Messianic Kingship of Jesus in Mark229
1Preliminary: the Question of Jesus' Identity in Mark229
2Passages in the later chapters of Isaiah235
3Psalm 2 - God's Son242
4Psalm 118 - the Rejected Stone/Cornerstone and the One who Comes in the Lord's Name262
5Psalm 110 - David's Lord seated at the Lord's Right Hand278
6Psalm 22 and other Lament-Psalms - Forsaken by God295
7Summary304
Conclusions307
Bibliography315
Index of Ancient References371
Index of Modern Authors406
Index of Selected Topics414
Key to Hebrew/Aramaic and Greek words and phrases423

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