'What Does the Scripture Say?' Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianit (Volume 2) (Library Of New Testament Studies Series)
Myers addresses John's use of Moses traditions in his characterization of Jesus. Stewart examines the Johannine use of Ps. 82 by merging a broader contextual examination with an analysis of formal logic. Moyise discusses Paul's quotations adn explores their relevance...
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Myers addresses John's use of Moses traditions in his characterization of Jesus. Stewart examines the Johannine use of Ps. 82 by merging a broader contextual examination with an analysis of formal logic. Moyise discusses Paul's quotations adn explores their relevance for the scholarly consensus. Lincicum studies Paul's letters and the Temple Scroll and compares their exegetical practice with references to Deuteronomy. Wells discusses the topic of divine and human agency in Pauline theology and soteriology. Luckensmeyer investigates how Paul wove words, phrases, and themes from Obadiah into his first letter to the Thessalonian Christians. Becker examines 2 Cor. 3.4-18 and Mk 9.2-9. Bucur investigates the peculiar reading of Hab. 3.2. Jobes probes the extent of the influence of the Twelve Minor Prophets on the writers of the New Testament. Matlock examines Solomon's prayer of dedication of the Jerusalem temple. Stern proposes a new model for understanding both the role of biblical texts in early Jewish liturgy and the relationship between biblical and non-biblical utterances in the early synagogue context.
Craig A. Evans (Ph.D., Claremont) is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament and director of the graduate program at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. He has written extensively on the historical Jesus and the Jewish background of the New Testament era. His books include Jesus and His Contemporaries: Comparative Studies, Luke (New International Bible Commentary), Mark (Word Biblical Commentary), Jesus and the Ossuaries, Fabricating Jesus and Ancient Texts for New Testament Studies. His edited volumes include (with Bruce Chilton) Studying the Historical Jesus: Evaluations of the State of Current Research, Dictionary of New Testament Background, From Prophecy To Testament and (with John Collins) Christian Beginnings and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
He has recently served on the advisory board on The Gospel of Judas for National Geographic Society and has appeared frequently as an expert commentator on network television programs, such as Dateline, and in various documentaries on the BBC, the Discovery Channel and the History Channel. He most recent work is Matthew (New Cambridge Bible Commentary.)
- Abbreviations List Of Contributors Preface 1. Introducing "what Does The Scripture Say?": Studies In The Function Of Scripture In The Letters And Liturgical Traditions - Craig A. Evans And H. Daniel Zacharias 2. "the One Of Whom Moses Wrote": The Characterization Of Jesus Through Old Testament Moses Traditions In The Gospel Of John - Alicia D. Myers 3. Text, Context, And Logical Analysis: A Reexamination Of The Use Of Psalm 82 In John 10.31-39 - Bryan A. Stewart 4. Does Paul Respect The Context Of His Quotations? Hosea As Test-case - Steve Moyise 5. Paul And The Temple Scroll: Reflections On A Shared Engagement With Deuteronomy - David Lincicum 6. The Vindication Of Agents, Divine And Human: Paul's Reading Of Deuteronomy 30.1-14 In Romans - Kyle B. Wells 7. Intertextuality Between Obadiah And First Thessalonians - David Luckensmeyer 8. 2 Corinthians 3.14, 18 As Pauline Allusions To A Narrative Jesus-tradition - Eve-marie Becker 9. Vision, Exegesis, And Theology In The Reception History Of Habakuk 3.2 - Bogdan C. Bucur 10. The Greek Minor Prophets In James - Karen H. Jobes 11. Prayer Changes Things Or Things Change Prayer:innovations Of Solomon's Temple Prayer In Early Jewish Literature - Michael D. Matlock 12. Praying Scripture: Rethinking The Role Of Biblical Utterances In Early Jewish Liturgy - Elsie Stern Select Bibliography Index Of References Index Of Authors