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Cosmology and New Testament theology

Author: Jonathan T Pennington; Sean M McDonough
Publisher: London : T & T Clark, ©2008.
Series: Library of New Testament studies, 355.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
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For first-century people, cosmology was a fundamental part of their worldview. Whether it was the philosopher contemplating the perfection of the heavenly orbits, the farmer searching the sky for signs of when to plant his crops, or the desert-dwelling sectarian looking for the end of the world, the cosmos held an endless fascination and occupied a prominent place in their understanding of life. For most ancient  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cosmology and New Testament theology.
London : T & T Clark, ©2008
(DLC) 2009370019
(OCoLC)182731857
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan T Pennington; Sean M McDonough
ISBN: 9780567357618 0567357619
OCLC Number: 741691240
Description: 1 online resource (x, 213 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Sean M. McDonough and Jonathan T. Pennington --
Graeco-Roman and ancient Jewish cosmology / Edward Adams --
Heaven, earth, and a new genesis : theological cosmology in Matthew / Jonathan T. Pennington --
Tearing the heavens and shaking the heavenlies : Mark's cosmology in its apocalyptic context / Michael F. Bird --
"The heavens opened" : cosmological and theological transformation in Luke and Acts / Steve Walton --
Light of the world : cosmology and the Johannine literature / Edward W. Klink III --
Paul's cosmology : the witness of Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, and Galatians / Joel White --
Reoriented to the cosmos : cosmology & theology in Ephesians through Philemon / Robert L. Foster --
The cosmology of Hebrews / Jon Laansma --
God and "the world" : cosmology and theology in the letter of James / Darian Lockett --
Cosmology in the Petrine literature and Jude / John Dennis --
Revelation : the climax of cosmology / Sean M. McDonough --
Conclusion / Sean M. McDonough and Jonathan T. Pennington.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, 355.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan T. Pennington and Sean M. McDonough.

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Provides a study of how cosmological language and concepts interact with the New Testament. This book examines the New Testament (NT) documents to inquire as to how cosmological language and concepts  Read more...

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Review in International Review of Biblical Studies, vol. 54:2007/08 This edited book is a welcomed addition to the study of New Testament cosmology and is expected to serve both scholars and pastors Read more...

 
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