The Jewish Apocalyptic Heritage In Early Christianity

The Jewish Apocalyptic Heritage In Early Christianity

by James C Vanderkam
     
 

ISBN-10: 0800629728

ISBN-13: 9780800629724

Pub. Date: 01/05/1996

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

The question of apocalyptic influence on Jesus and early Christianity is again strongly contested. The issues connected with this question include terminology, genre, historical reconstruction, sectarian self-definition, and many others. This book provides a fresh assessment of the nature and significance of early Christian appropriation of Jewish apocalyptic material…  See more details below

Overview

The question of apocalyptic influence on Jesus and early Christianity is again strongly contested. The issues connected with this question include terminology, genre, historical reconstruction, sectarian self-definition, and many others. This book provides a fresh assessment of the nature and significance of early Christian appropriation of Jewish apocalyptic material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800629724
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
01/05/1996
Series:
Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum Ad Novum Testamentum Series, #3
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 21 Enoch, Enochic Motifs, and Enoch in Early Christian Literature33
Ch. 3Christian Influence on the Transmission History of 4, 5, and 6 Ezra102
Ch. 4The Legacy of Jewish Apocalyses in Early Christianity: Regional Trajectories129
Ch. 5The Apocalyptic Survey of History Adapted by Christians: Daniel's Prophecy of 70 Weeks201
Abbreviations239
Cumulative Bibliography242
Index of Sources259
Index of Names, Places and Subjects273
Index of Modern Authors282

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