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The Post-Mortem Vindication of Jesus in the Sayings Gospel Q

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"This is the first full-length study of how Q can be claimed to account for the death of Jesus and his subsequent vindication by God. Smith explores the ways in which early Christian movements understood the concept of Jesus' life...


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"This is the first full-length study of how Q can be claimed to account for the death of Jesus and his subsequent vindication by God. Smith explores the ways in which early Christian movements understood the concept of Jesus' life after death. Examples in The Post-Mortem Vindication of Jesus in the Sayings Gospel Q show how language in Q is reminiscent of the connection typically made in Jewish literature between assumption and eschatological function."--BOOK JACKET.
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Q 13:34-35, the Jerusalem Logion, aligns the rejection of the speaker by Jerusalem both with the abandonment of Jerusalem's house and with the future invisibility and return of the speaker: 'You will not see me until you say, Blessed is the Coming One in the name of the Lord' (13:35b). The coincidence of not seeing language with a reference to a future coming is reminiscent of the connection, in Jewish literature especially, between the assumption and eschatological function. The book proposes that this reference to Jesus' assumption is a clue to how Q conceives of the post-mortem vindication of Jesus, since numerous Q sayings presuppose a knowledge of Jesus' death. In support of this, the book argues that in Hellenistic Jewish writings assumption was not always considered to be an escape from death (as in the biblical instances of Enoch and Elijah), but could happen at or after death, as was more clearly the case in Greek thought.


Such a strategy of vindication is necessary for Q because it evidences a belief in Jesus' ongoing existence and future return as the Son of Man, and because resurrection though a feature of Q's eschatology is not individually applied to Jesus. A similar view is presupposed by the pre-Markan empty tomb tradition, which describes the disappearance of Jesus' body but narrates neither the resurrection itself nor an appearance of the risen Jesus. The book also draws out implications of the thesis for the place of the Sayings Gospel Q within the early Christian movements, particularly vis-vis the vindication of Jesus.



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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 271079
  • Product Code 9780567044747
  • ISBN 0567044742
  • EAN 9780567044747
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher T&t Clark
  • Publication Date Feb 2007
  • Dimensions 254 x 152 x 21mm
  • Weight 0.219kg

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith teaches environmental studies at Ramapo ýCollege and resides in Mahwah, New Jersey.

  • 1. Introduction; 2. The Death And Resurrection Of Jesus In Q?; A. Q And The Death Of Jesus; B. Easter Faith In Q?; C. Q And Jesus The Son Of Man; 3. Q 13:34-35: The Jerusalem Lament Logion (a Survey Of Previous Scholarship On The Saying); 4. Assumption In Antiquity; A. Ancient Near Eastern Antecedents; B. Assumption In Greco-roman Literature; C. Assumption In Jewish Literature; D. Assumption In Early Christian Literature. 5. The Death And Assumption Of Jesus In Q 13:34; A. The Reconstruction Of The Saying; B. The Rejection Of Jesus And The Abandonment Of Jerusalem's House; C. The Assumption Of Jesus; I. Post-mortem Vindication; Ii. Exaltation; Iii. Parousia; D. Q 13:34-35, Jesus, And The Redaction Of Q; 6. Implications Of Assumption In Q; A. Absence, Invisibility, And Return In Q; B. A Christological Basis For Corporate Vindication In Q; C. Q's Eschatological Instruction; D. Q 11:29-30: The Sign Of Jonah; 7. The Assumption Of Jesus In Q And Early Christianity; A. An Assumption Of Jesus From The Cross?; B. Mark's Empty Tomb Narrative (mark 16:1-8); C. Resurrection And/or Assumption: How Different Is Q; Conclusions.

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