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The mystery of God : early Jewish mysticism and the New Testament

Author: Christopher Rowland; Christopher R A Morray-Jones; Pieter Willem van der Horst; Peter J Tomson
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2009.
Series: Compendia rerum Judaicarum ad Novum Testamentum., Section III,, Jewish traditions in early Christian literature ;, 12.; Compendia rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum, 12.
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This book brings together the perspectives of apocalypticism and early Jewish mysticism to illuminate the New Testament. The first part explores the importance of apocalypticism across the whole of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Rowland; Christopher R A Morray-Jones; Pieter Willem van der Horst; Peter J Tomson
ISBN: 9789004175327 9004175326
OCLC Number: 690429475
Description: 1 vol. (XXVII-685 p.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Mysticism and New Testament --
Ch. 2. Apocalypticism : the disclosure of heavenly knowledge --
Ch. 3. Enoch in Jewish and early Christian tradition --
Ch. 4. Revelation and the apocalyptic visions of God --
Ch. 5. mystical element in the Gospels and Acts --
Ch. 6. Paul and the apocalypse of Jesus Christ --
Ch. 7. Christ hidden and revealed : Hebrews, Ephesians and related texts --
Ch. 8. ascension of Isaiah and the road to Gnosticism --
Ch. 9. Things into which angels long to look : apocalypticism, mysticism and eschatology in the New Testament --
Ch. 10. Merkava mysticism in Rabbinic and Hekhalot literature --
Ch. 11. version of Hekhalot Zutarti --
Ch. 12. temple within : the embodied divine image and its worship in the Dead Sea Scrolls and other early Jewish and Christian sources --
Ch. 13. ascent into paradise : Paul's apostolic calling and its background --
Ch. 14. Methods and assumptions in interpreting mystical and Rabbinic texts : the case of the four who entered Pardes --
Ch. 15. Shiur Koma and the angelic 'youth' --
Ch. 16. Shiur Koma traditions in Jewish and Hellenistic sources --
Ch. 17. Epistle to the Ephesians.
Series Title: Compendia rerum Judaicarum ad Novum Testamentum., Section III,, Jewish traditions in early Christian literature ;, 12.; Compendia rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum, 12.
Responsibility: by Christopher Rowland and Christopher R.A. Morray Jones ; volume editors Pieter Willem van der Host and Peter J. Tomson.
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