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The role of Jewish feasts in John's Gospel. Volume 162

Author: Gerry Wheaton
Publisher: New York, New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 162.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This study elucidates the role of the Jewish feasts of Passover, Tabernacles, and Dedication in John's presentation of Jesus.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Wheaton, Gary.
Role of Jewish feasts in John's Gospel. Volume 162.
New York, New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2015
ix, 253 pages
(DLC) 2014038627
Named Person: Bible.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerry Wheaton
ISBN: 9781316329856 1316329852
OCLC Number: 908048333
Description: 1 online resource (235 pages).
Contents: Cover; 1 Introduction ; Half-title Page; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Abstract; Introduction to the question; Review of previous scholarship; Method and statement of task; 2 The Role and Perception of Judaism in John ; Introduction; Judaism in John; "The Jews"; Contribution of John 2-4 to the question of Judaism; Conclusion; 3 The Role of Passover ; Introduction; Nationalistic expectations associated with Passover season; Passover in John: Jesus as paschal victim; Significance of Jesus' paschal sacrifice; Symbolic meaning of the paschal meal; Conclusion. 4 The role of Tabernacles Introduction; Isaiah 55: Jesus as the source of the eschatological waters of the New Exodus; Citation at John 7:38: Meribah and eschatological Temple backgrounds; Analysis of m. Sukk. 4 and t. Sukk. 3: the altar ceremonies and the Meribah tradition; John 7; Conclusion; 5 The role of Dedication ; Introduction; Exegesis of John 10:22-39; Reappraisal of the evidence in 2 Maccabees; Application to John 10; Conclusion; 6 Conclusion ; Summary of findings; Conclusion; Bibliography; Author Index; Index of ancient sources.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 162.
Responsibility: Gary Wheaton.

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