Judaisms and their Messiahs at the Turn of the Christian Era

Judaisms and their Messiahs at the Turn of the Christian Era

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Overview

Well documented contributions evaluate the differing concepts of Messianic doctrine that characterized the varied religious practices of ancient Judaism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521341462
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/29/2005
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction: Messiah in Judaism: rethinking the question William Scott Green; 2. Wisdom makes a difference: alternatives to 'Messianic' configurations Burton L. Mack; 3. Salvation without and with a Messiah: developing beliefs in writings ascribed to enoch George W. E. Nickelsburg; 4. How the authors of 1 and 2 Maccabees treated to 'Messianic' promises Jonathan A. Goldstein; 5. Messianism in the Maccabean period John J. Collins; 6. Waiting for the Messiah: the spiritual universe of the Qumran convenanters Shemaryahu Talmon; 7. Philo and Messiah Richard D. Hecht; 8. Messiah and Gospel George Macrae, S. J.; 9. Christology in Mark's Gospel Howard Clark Kee; 10. The question of the Messiah in 4 Ezra Michael E. Stone; 11. From Jewish Messianology to Christian christology: some caveats and perspectives J. H. Charlesworth; 12. Mishnah and Messiah Jacob Neusner; General index; Index to biblical and hermeneutical texts.

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