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The Earliest Perceptions of Jesus in Context : Essays in Honor of John Nolland.

Author: Aaron White; David Wenham; Craig A Evans
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2018.
Series: Library of New Testament studies.
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White, Aaron.
Earliest Perceptions of Jesus in Context : Essays in Honor of John Nolland.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, ©2018
Named Person: Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron White; David Wenham; Craig A Evans
ISBN: 9780567671783 056767178X
OCLC Number: 1023530493
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title --
Copyright Page --
Contents --
Abbreviations --
Profile and Appreciation of John Nolland --
John Nolland Selected Bibliography --
List of Contributors --
Introduction --
1 The Nazareth of Jesus *Rainer Riesner --
I. Did Nazareth Exist in the Time of Jesus? --
II. How Pious Were the Inhabitants of Nazareth? --
III. Which Languages Were Being Spoken in Nazareth? --
IV. Why Was Nazareth Called Nazareth? --
V. Was Nazareth the Home Town of Jesus? --
VI. What Can We Learn from Nazareth in the Time after Jesus? --
VII. Some Conclusions --
2 'On This RockI Will Build My Church' (M atthew 16.18): Was the Promise to Peter a Responseto Tetrarch Philip's Proclamation? Craig A. Evans --
The Dei cation of Livia and the Refounding of Bethsaida --
The Refounding of Bethsaida and the Promise to Peter --
3 Biographies of Jesusin Old Testament and Rabbinic Style: The Genre of the New Testament Gospels Armin D. Baum --
I. The Gospels as Texts sui generis --
II. The Gospels and the Biographies of Cultivated Graeco-Roman Literature --
III. The Gospels and the Biographies of Graeco-Roman Popular Literature --
IV. The Gospels and Old Testament Biographies --
V. The Gospels and the Biographical Narratives of the Rabbis --
VI. The Place of the Gospels in the Ancient History of Literature --
4 The Provenance of Jesus' Quotations ofScripture from a Social Memory Perspective Thomas R. Hatina --
Quotations Attributed to Jesus: An Overview --
I. The Form Critical Paradigm --
II. The Social Memory Paradigm --
III. The Quotations as Memory Texts --
Remembrance and Narratology --
Conclusion --
5 Son of Man --
L ord of the Temple?Gospel Echoes of Psalm 8 and the OngoingChristological Challenge N.T. Wright --
Introduction --
Matthew 21 --
John 2 --
Concluding Reflections --
6 Authority and Accountability in Luke 1 1.24-13.9 Darrell Bock. Authority and Accountability in Luke 11-13 --
Conclusion --
7 Pharisees and Jesus' Power of Persuasionin Luke-Acts:Another Considerationof their Characterization Robert L. Brawley --
Literary Methods --
Sociological Approaches --
Luke's Characterization of Pharisees --
Conclusion --
8 Jesus, Son of Adam and Son of God (Luke 3.38):Adam-Christ Typologies in Luke-Acts Yongbom Lee --
Introduction --
Creation and Incarnation --
Disobedient and Obedient Son --
Unfaithful and Faithful Servant --
Creation and Resurrection --
Conclusion --
9 Identity and Christology:The Ascended Jesus in the Book of Acts Steve Walton --
I. Introduction --
II. Acts' Portrayal of Jesus as Ascending and Ascended --
II.a. Luke's Description of the Ascension Acts 1.9-11 --
II.a.1. Visual Vocabulary and 'into Heaven'. --
II.a.2. Verb Voice, Subject and Object. --
II.a.3. The Cloud. --
II.a.4. The Words of the Two in White. --
II.a.5. Jesus' Presence as a Theme in the Ascension Scene. --
II.a.6. Jesus' Exaltation to the Place of Power. --
II.b. Interpretation of Jesus' Exaltation through Speech in Acts 2-7 --
II.b.1. Acts 2.33-36. --
II.b.2. Acts 3.20-21. --
II.b.3. Acts 5.31. --
II.b.4. Acts 7.55-60. --
II.b.5. Summary --
II.c. Narrative Portrayal of Jesus as Acting and Appearing from Heaven --
II.c.1. Saul of Tarsus Acts 9 --
22 --
26. --
II.c.2. Healing and Deliverance. --
II.c.3. Acts 26.23. --
II.d. Summary --
III. Acts and 'Divine Identity' Christology --
III.a. What Is 'Divine Identity' Christology'? --
III.b. To What Extent Does Acts Portray Jesus as Sharing the DivineIdentity of YHWH? --
10 The Jewish Saviour for Israel in theMissionary Speeches of Acts Christoph Stenschke --
I. Introduction --
II. The Jewish Identity of Jesus and the Jewish Scope of His Ministry and of Salvation --
II.a. Jesus the Jewish Saviour. II.b. Judaea and Jerusalem as the Stage of the Ministry of Jesus --
II.c. The Jews as Primary Recipients of Salvation in References to JesusThe actual rst addressees --
II.d. Christological Titles with Jewish Background/Implications --
II.e. Other Jewish Aspects in the Missionary Speeches --
III. Implications --
11 'A Tale of Two Cities'?Jerusalem in the Gospels of Matthewand Luke Daniel M. Gurtner --
I. Introduction --
II. The Temple in Matthew:Matthew's Temple from Beginning to End --
III. The Temple in Luke --
a. Luke's Temple in Scholarly Discourse --
b. Luke's Temple: From Beginning to End --
IV. Conclusion --
12 Insisting on Easter: Matthew's Use of the Theologically Provocative Vocative (??????7?????)in the Suppliant Narratives Douglas Sean O'Donnell --
I. Introduction --
II. Matthew's 'Lord' Language --
II.a. The Leper (Matthew 8.1-4) --
II.b. The Centurion (Matthew 8.5-13) --
II.c. The Blind Men (Matthew 9.27-31 --
20.30-34) --
II.d. The Canaanite Woman (Matthew 15.22-27) --
II.e. The Father of the Demon-Possessed Boy (Matthew 17.14-21) --
II.f. Two Summary Observations --
III. Clues for Reading the Suppliants'??????7?????as Christologically Charged --
III.a. The Suppliants' 'Lord' in Context --
III.b. The Suppliants' Requests --
III.c. The Suppliants' Postures --
IV. Conclusion --
13 How Do the Beatitudes Work?Some Observations on the Structure of the Beatitudes in Matthew David Wenham --
Introduction --
The Structure Explained --
1. Two balanced stanzas --
2. A bracketing inclusion --
3. The present and future tenses --
4. The righteousness theme --
5. The different focus of the two stanzas --
Further Observations: The Importance of Isaiah 61 --
Conclusions --
14 The Holy Spirit in Matthew's Gospel Roland Deines --
Some Statistics to Start With --
The Spirit-thread in Matthew --
The Spirit's Agency in Jesus' Birth, Baptism and Temptation.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies.


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