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The resurrection of the Messiah

Author: Christopher Bryan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bryan combines literary, historical, and theological approaches in this study of the doctrine of the Resurrection. Throughout, Bryan exhibits a willingness to face hard questions as well as an  Read more...

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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Bryan
ISBN: 9780199752096 0199752095
OCLC Number: 877241256
Description: x, 432 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. THE HOPE OF ISRAEL; 2. DEATH AND THE AFTERLIFE IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD BEYOND ISRAEL; 3. THE CHRISTIAN CLAIM; 1. PAUL; 2. MARK; 3. MATTHEW; 4. LUKE; 5. JOHN; 1. WHAT SHOULD WE MAKE OF THE WITNESSES' CLAIMS?; 2. SO WHAT? A PARTIALLY UNSCIENTIFIC POSTSCRIPT; ADDITIONAL NOTES; ADDITIONAL NOTE A: ON VARIETIES OF FAITH IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY; ADDITIONAL NOTE B: ON WHETHER THE NEW TESTAMENT NARRATIVES ARE USEFUL SOURCES OF INFORMATION ABOUT ANYTHING THAT MAY ACTUALLY HAVE HAPPENED; ADDITIONAL NOTE C: ARE THE PASSION NARRATIVES EXAMPLES OF "THE PROPHETIZATION OF HISTORY," OR OF "THE HISTORICIZATION OF PROPHECY"?; ADDITIONAL NOTE D: THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD AND TORAH; ADDITIONAL NOTE E: THE ALEXAMENOS GRAFFITO AND TEXTS OF TERROR; ADDITIONAL NOTE F: FURTHER REFLECTIONS ON PAUL'S UNDERSTANDING OF RESURRECTION AS INVOLVING A TRANSFORMED PHYSICALITY; ADDITIONAL NOTE G: FURTHER REFLECTIONS ON PAUL'S UNDERSTANDING OF OUR PRESENT EXPERIENCE OF TRANSFORMATION IN AND THROUGH CHRIST; ADDITIONAL NOTE H: THE NEW TESTAMENT AND THE NEGATIVE ESCHATON: THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMNATION; ENDNOTES; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SOURCES; ABBREVIATIONS; INDEX
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Christopher Bryan has given us a lucid, wellresearched, and persuasive account of the main relevant New Testament texts, with a supporting sketch of contemporary Jewish and pagan beliefs regarding Read more...

 
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