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Coping with violence in the New Testament

Author: Pieter De Villiers; Jan Willem van Henten
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Studies in theology and religion, v. 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The present publication aims to contribute to the recent scholarly debate about the interconnections between violence and monotheistic religions by analysing the role of violence in the New Testament  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pieter De Villiers; Jan Willem van Henten
ISBN: 9789004221048 9004221042
OCLC Number: 758098914
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held Jan. 21-23, 2008 in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Description: x, 305 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Religion, Bible and violence / Jan Willem van Henten --
Violence in the New Testament and the Roman Empire: Ambivalence, othering, agency / Jeremy Punt --
Paul's version of "turning the other cheek": Rethinking violence and tolerance / Andries van Aarde --
Violence in the Letter to the Galatians? / Francois Tolmie --
A godfighter becomes a fighter for God / Rob van Houwelingen --
Jesus and violence: an ideological-critical reading of the tenants in Mark 12:1-12 and Thomas 65 / Ernest van Eck --
The use of violence in punishing adultery in biblical texts : (Deuteronomy 22:13-29 and John 7:53-8:11) / Wim J.C. Weren --
Violence in a gospel of love / Jan van der Watt and Jacobus Kok --
Images of war and creation, of violence and non-violence in the Revelation of John / Paul B. Decock --
Unmasking and challenging evil: Exegetical perspectives on violence in Revelation 18 / Pieter G.R. de Villiers --
The eschatological battle according to the book of Revelation: Perspectives on Revelation 19:11-21 / Tobias Nicklas --
Hermeneutical perspectives on violence in the New Testament / Pieter G.R. de Villers.
Series Title: Studies in theology and religion, v. 16.
Responsibility: edited by Pieter G.R. de Villiers and Jan Willem van Henten.

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