Parables of Enoch, Early Judaism, Jesus, and Christian Origins (Jewish & Christian Texts In Context & Related Studies Series)
Parables of Enoch, Early Judaism, Jesus, and Christian Origins is an interdisciplinary study of the state of the current debate surrounding the Parables of Enoch with regard to their dating as well as their Jewish character and their potential...
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Parables of Enoch, Early Judaism, Jesus, and Christian Originsis an interdisciplinary study of the state of the current debate surrounding the Parables of Enoch with regard to their dating as well as their Jewish character and their potential contribution to aspects of early Christian thought.The role of 1 Enoch in the context of Christian Origins is much discussed amongst Second Temple and New Testament scholars, with the former often attaching more importance to them than the latter. The contributors to the present volume stem from both areas, and together explore the relative signifance of the Parables of Enoch. The important issues discussed include; the significance of the parables for a deeper understanding of Second Temple thought, Jesus' message, the development of the kerygma, and the traditions embodied and edited in canonical texts, especially the Gospels. The extremely impressive list of contributors includes; Geza Vermes, Richard Bauckham, James Dunn, Larry Schiffman, James VanderKam, Francis Moloney and Loren Stuckenbruck.
James H. Charlesworth is the George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature and director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Project at Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey. He also directs the Syrus Sinaiticus Project at St. Catherines Monastery in Sinai. Charlesworth is a world-renowned translator, particularly of pseudepigraphical material, and the author of Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls; The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls; The Serpent: A Symbol of Life or Death? and The Historical Jesus.
Darrell L.Bock (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is Research Professor of New Testament Studies, Professor of Spiritual Development and Culture (CCL) at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Bock has earned international recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tubingen University in Germany).He is the author or editor of many books, including the two-volume commentary on Luke and the volume on Acts (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series), Jesus according to Scripture, The Missing Gospels, Jesus in Context, and Studying the Historical Jesus.
- I. Current Status; Forschungsbericht Darrell L. Bock; Jesus And The Son Of Man Geza Vermes; Jesus And Enoch's Son Of Man Richard Bauckham; Jesus And Enoch's Son Of Man James Dunn; On The Date Of The Parables Devorah Dimant; Ii. Second Temple Issues; Enoch In The Second Temple Period Gabriele Boccacini; Aramaic And Greek Representations Of The "son Of Man" And The Importance Of The Parables Of Enoch Paul Owen; Enoch And Exaltation In Second Temple And Rabbinic Sources Larry Schiffman; Exaltation Figures Other Than Enoch In The Second Temple Period James Vanderkam; What Does Archeology Contribute To The Provenience Of Enoch? A Crucial Update Motti Aviam; Iii. New Testament Issues; Jesus And The Son Of Man James Charlesworth; 1 Enoch, Parables, Dating And Matthew Grant Maccaskill; The Son Of Man In The Synoptics Leslie Walck; The Son Of Man In John's Gospel Francis Moloney; The Apocalyptic Background To The Son Of Man Sayings In John's Gospel Ben Reynolds; The Son Of Man In Revelation Loren Stuckenbruck; The Son Of Man And Jewish Background In The New Testament And Early Church: Implications For Study Lee Mcdonald; Summary Conclusion James Charlesworth And Darrell Bock.