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The Jewish World Around the New Testament

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Renowned biblical scholar Richard Bauckham believes that the New Testament texts cannot be adequately understood without careful attention to their Judaic and Second Temple roots. This book contains twenty-four studies that shed essential light on the religious and biblical-interpretive matrix...


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Renowned biblical scholar Richard Bauckham believes that the New Testament texts cannot be adequately understood without careful attention to their Judaic and Second Temple roots. This book contains twenty-four studies that shed essential light on the religious and biblical-interpretive matrix in which early Christianity emerged. Bauckham discusses the "parting of the ways" between early Judaism and early Christianity and the relevance of early Jewish literature for the study of the New Testament. He also explores specific aspects or texts of early Christianity by relating them to their early Jewish context. Originally published by Mohr Siebeck, this book is now available as an affordable North American paperback edition. It is a corecipient of the Franz-Delitzsch Award for 2010, offered by the Institute for Israel Studies in Giessen, Germany.


^^^"Bauckham's essays are fresh in their approach, inspiring, erudite, and well argued throughout. They show the methods and the promise of studying early Judaism for its own sake and in order to understand the New Testament in the Jewish world around it. The volume has left me with new insights and much to ponder and pursue."
--Christoph Stenschke, Review of Biblical Literature^


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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 302476
  • Product Code 9780801039034
  • ISBN 0801039037
  • EAN 9780801039034
  • Pages 554
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Jul 2010
  • Sales Rank 60237
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 41mm
  • Weight 0.873kg

Richard Bauckham

Professor Richard Bauckham (Ph.D. Cambridge; D.D, F.B.A, F.R.S.E.,) is Senior Scholar at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, he was professor of New Testament studies and Bishop Wardlaw Professor at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He is a fellow of both the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Prof. Bauckham has published widely in theology, historical theology and New Testament. He is currently working on New Testament Christology and the Gospel of John.
Prof. Bauckham's originality in defending both the historical Jesus and his divine identity has set a new standard in the academic world, most notably in his groundbreaking publications Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony and Jesus and the God of Israel: "God Crucified" and Other Essays on the New Testament's Christology of Divine Identity


After his acclaimed and award winning commentary on Jude, 2 Peter (Word Biblical Commentary) and his interest in the Gospel of John, the arrival of his The Gospel of John in both the New International Greek New Testament Commentary and in Two Horizons New Testament Commentary Series, as well as edited works on John, The Gospel of John and Christian Theology and The Testimony of the Beloved Disciple: Narrative, History, and Theology in the Gospel of John, along with his volume on The Gospel of Luke (International Critical Commentary series) is much anticipated.


His other published works cover a wide scope such as Jurgen Moltmann, James and Jude the brothers of Jesus, Gospel Woman, Mission, the Bible and Politics, Apocalyptic and Eschatology in the Tudor Period, the Book of Revelation, and the Christian Hope.


Most recently he has published Living with other Creatures: Green Exegesis and Theology; The Jewish World around the New Testament; The Bible and Ecology: Rediscovering the Community of Creation (Sarum Theological Lectures)and Jesus: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Koorong - Editorial Review.

  • 1. Introduction<br>2. The Martyrdom Of Enoch And Elijah: Jewish Or Christian?<br>3. Enoch And Elijah In The Coptic Apocalypse Of Elijah<br>4. The Rise Of Apocalyptic<br>5. The Delay Of The Parousia<br>6. A Note On A Problem In The Greek Version Of 1 Enoch 1.9<br>7. The Son Of Man: 'a Man In My Position' Or 'someone'?<br>8. The Apocalypses In The New Pseudepigrapha<br>9. Pseudo-apostolic Letters<br>10. Kainam The Son Of Arpachshad In Luke's Genealogy<br>11. The List Of The Tribes Of Israel In Revelation 7<br>12. The Parting Of The Ways: What Happened And Why<br>13. The Messianic Interpretation Of Isaiah 10:34<br>14. The Relevance Of Extra-canonical Jewish Texts To New Testament Study<br>15. Josephus' Account Of The Temple In Contra Apionem 2.102-109<br>16. Life, Death, And The Afterlife In Second Temple Judaism<br>17. What If Paul Had Travelled East Rather Than West?<br>18. Covenant, Law, And Salvation In The Jewish Apocalypses<br>19. The Restoration Of Israel In Luke-acts<br>20. Paul And Other Jews With Latin Names In The New Testament<br>21. The Horarium Of Adam And The Chronology Of The Passion<br>22. The Spirit Of God In Us Loathes Envy (james 4:5)<br>23. Tobit As A Parable For The Exiles Of Northern Israel<br>24. The Continuing Quest For The Provenance Of Old Testament Pseudepigrapha<br>indexes

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