Category: New Testament

  • Download E-books Paul's Intercessory Prayers: The Significance of the Intercessory Prayer Passages in the Letters of St Paul (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series) PDF

    By Gordon P. Wiles

    A examine of the communal worship and personal prayers of the early Christian Church, specifically the intercessory prayer passages in Paul's seven epistles. Professor Wiles is anxious to find what those prayers display approximately Paul's ministry and his apostolic process. have been his assurances that he used to be praying consistently for his readers purely well mannered expressions? have been his requests for his or her prayers honest and severe? How did this have an effect on his kinfolk with the church buildings and his impact on them? to reply to those questions the booklet makes a radical research of the prayer passages within the mild of historic epistolary and liturgical type. It locations the passages in the constitution of every letter, and relates them to the dynamic scenario for which each and every used to be written.
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  • Download E-books A Structural Analysis of the Sermon on the Mount (Religion and Reason) PDF

    Sinceits founding through Jacques Waardenburg in 1971, faith and cause has been a number one discussion board for contributions on theories, theoretical matters and agendas concerning the phenomenon and the research of faith. themes contain (among others) class formation, comparability, ethnophilosophy, hermeneutics, technique, fantasy, phenomenology, philosophy of technological know-how, clinical atheism, structuralism, and theories of faith. now and then the sequence publishes volumes that map the state-of-the-art and the historical past of the discipline.

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  • Download E-books The Expositor's Bible Commentary (Volume 9) - John and Acts PDF

    The Gold Medallion Award-winning Expositor's Bible statement is an immense contribution to the learn and knowing of the Scriptures. delivering pastors and Bible scholars with a finished and scholarly instrument for the exposition of the Scriptures and the instructing and proclamation in their message, this twelve-volume reference paintings has develop into a staple of seminary and school libraries and pastors' stories world wide. The seventy-eight individuals come from the U.S., Canada, England, Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand, and from many denominations, together with Anglican, Baptist, Brethren, Methodist, Nazarene, Presbyterian, and Reformed. They signify the simplest in evangelical scholarship dedicated to the divine idea, whole trustworthiness, and whole authority of the Bible. The Expositor's Bible remark makes use of the hot foreign model for its English textual content, but in addition refers freely to different translations and to the unique languages. each one booklet of the Bible has, as well as its exposition, an creation, define, and bibliography. Notes on textual questions and distinct difficulties are correlated with the expository devices; transliteration and translation of Semitic and Greek phrases make the extra technical notes available to readers unacquainted with the biblical languages. In issues the place marked changes of opinion exist, commentators, whereas pointing out their very own convictions, deal relatively and irenically with opposing perspectives. VOLUMES AND participants quantity 1 Introductory Articles: basic, previous testomony, New testomony quantity 2 Genesis: John H. Sailhamer Exodus: Walter C. Kaiser Jr. Leviticus: R. Laird Harris Numbers: Ronald B. Allen quantity three Deuteronomy: Earl S. Kalland Joshua: Donald H. Madvig Judges: Herbert Wolf Ruth: F. B. Huey Jr. 1, 2 Samuel: Ronald F. Youngblood quantity four 1, 2 Kings: Richard D. Patterson and Hermann J. Austel 1, 2 Chronicles: J. Barton Payne Ezra, Nehemiah: Edwin Yamauchi Esther: F. B. Huey Jr. task: Elmer B. Smick quantity five Psalms: Willem A. VanGemeren Proverbs: Allen P. Ross Ecclesiastes: J. Stafford Wright music of Songs: Dennis F. Kinlaw quantity 6 Isaiah: Geoffrey W. Grogan Jeremiah: Charles L. Feinberg Lamentations: H. L. Ellison Ezekiel: Ralph H. Alexander quantity 7 Daniel: Gleason L. Archer Jr. Hosea: Leon J. wooden Joel: Richard D. Patterson Amos: Thomas E. McComiskey Obadiah: Carl E. Armerding Jonah: H. L. Ellison Micah: Thomas E. McComiskey Nahum, Habakkuk: Carl E. Armerding Zephaniah: Larry Walker Haggai: Robert L. Alden Zechariah: Kenneth L. Barker Malachi: Robert L. Alden quantity eight Matthew: D. A. Carson Mark: Walter W. Wessel Luke: Walter L. Liefeld quantity nine John: Merrill C. Tenney Acts: Richard N. Longenecker quantity 10 Romans: Everett F. Harrison 1 Corinthians: W. Harold Mare 2 Corinthians: Murray J. Harris Galatians: James Montgomery Boice quantity eleven Ephesians: A. Skevington wooden Philippians: Homer A. Kent Jr. Colossians: Curtis Vaughan 1, 2 Thessalonians: Robert L. Thomas 1, 2 Timothy: Ralph Earle Titus: D. Edmond Hiebert Philemon: Arthur A. Rupprecht quantity 12 Hebrews: Leon Morris James: Donald W. Burdick 1, 2 Peter: Edwin A Blum 1,2, three John: Glenn W. Barker Jude: Edwin A. Blum Revelation: Alan F. Johnson
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  • Download E-books The Original Language of the Lukan Infancy Narrative (The Library of New Testament Studies) PDF

    By Chang-Wook Jung

    It has lengthy been well-known that the Greek of the Lukan infancy narrative (chapters 1-2) screens a number of Semitic features.

    Although nearly all of contemporary scholarship assumes that such good points stem from an imitation of the Septuagint (imitation theory), the problem has now not been settled satisfactorily. Others argue that Luke most likely trusted a written resource for the infancy narrative―or not less than for a few elements of it―and that this resource fabric was once composed in imitation of the Septuagint. Luke was once now not, in spite of the fact that, simply the reviser or compiler of his resource; quite, he rewrote the resource utilizing his personal type and language for his personal purpose.

    Here, Chang-Wook Jung examines the arguments most typically recommend via either side and considers their merits.

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  • Download E-books Paul: A Brief History PDF

    By Robert Paul Seesengood

    Seesengood strains the existence and influence of Paul – one in every of Christianity’s so much influential figures – in the course of the significant classes Christian heritage. Exploring the altering interpretations of Paul and his paintings, the writer throws new gentle on his writings and on non secular historical past.
    • Offers a different, insightful trip in the course of the many and sundry interpretations of Paul’s existence and paintings over 2,000 years – from the Gnostic controversy, to Luther and the Reformation, to modern debates over faith and science
    • Explains Paul’s pivotal function inside Christian heritage, and the way his missionary trips, canonized epistles and theological insights have been cornerstones of the early Church and imperative to the formation of Christian doctrine
    • Argues that every new interpretation of Paul is the results of a clean set of cultural, social and ideological situations – and so questions if it is ever attainable to find the genuine Paul
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  • Download E-books Paul and Scripture: Extending the Conversation (Early Christianity and Its Literature) PDF

    This e-book, which grew out of the Society of Biblical Literatures Paul and Scripture Seminar, explores many of the methodological difficulties that experience arisen over the last few a long time of scholarly study at the apostle Pauls engagement along with his ancestral Scriptures. Essays discover the old backgrounds of Pauls interpretive practices, the query of Pauls faithfulness to the context of his biblical references, the presence of Scripture in letters except the Hauptbriefe, and the position of Scripture in Pauls theology. the entire essays examine previous questions via new lenses which will holiday via scholarly impasses and increase the controversy in new instructions. The individuals are Matthew W. Bates, Linda L. Belleville, Roy E. Ciampa, Bruce N. Fisk, Stephen E. poultry, Leonard Greenspoon, E. Elizabeth Johnson, Mitchell M. Kim, Steve Moyise, Jeremy Punt, Christopher D. Stanley, and Jerry L. Sumney.
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  • Download E-books Through Many Tribulations: The Theology of Persecution in Luke-Acts (The Library of New Testament Studies) PDF

    By Scott Cunningham

    This e-book, the 1st entire research of persecution in Luke-Acts from a literary and theological viewpoint, argues that the writer makes use of the subject matter of persecution in pursuit of his theological schedule. It brings to the skin six theological features of the persecution subject, which has an incredible paraenetic and particularly apologetic position for Luke's persecuted neighborhood. The persecution Luke's readers endure is facts that they're valid recipients of God's salvific blessings.

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  • Download E-books Temple, Exile and Identity in 1 Peter (The Library of New Testament Studies) PDF

    Temple, Exile and id in 1 Peter will generate a clean and even perhaps a brand new realizing of the most issues of one Peter, which come with questions of identification, affliction, desire, holiness, and judgment. Mbuvi explores the temple imagery within the epistle of one Peter and specializes in using cultic language in constituting the hot id of the Petrine neighborhood. He contends that temple imagery in 1 Peter undergirds the full epistle.

    1 Peter at once connects the community's identification with the temple by way of describing it in phrases comparable to the temple constitution. He calls the contributors of the group "living stones", formulating a picture that has been labeled as a "Temple-Community." This quandary with the temple characterizes the recovery eschatology within the moment Temple interval with its specialize in the institution of the eschatological temple. recovery of Israel was once additionally to be characterised via wish for the re-gathering of the scattered of Israel, the conversion or destruction of the Gentiles, and the institution of God's common reign, all of that are mirrored within the discourse of the epistle.

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  • Download E-books Onesimus Our Brother: Reading Religion, Race, and Slavery in Philemon (Paul in Critical Contexts) PDF

    By Matthew V. Johnson

    Philemon is the shortest letter within the Pauline assortment, yet——because it has to do with a slave separated from his master——it has performed an inordinate function within the poisonous brew of slavery and racism within the usa. In Onesimus Our Brother, top African American biblical students tease out the usually subconscious assumptions approximately faith, race, and tradition that permeate modern interpretation of the hot testomony and of Paul specifically. The editors argue that Philemon is as very important a letter from an African American point of view as Romans or Galatians have confirmed to be in Eurocentric interpretation. The essays amassed right here proceed to hassle scholarly waters, interacting with the legacies of Hegel, Freud, Habermas, Ricoeur, and James C. Scott, in addition to the historic adventure of African American communities.

    Contributors comprise the editors and Mitzi J. Smith, Margaret B. Wilkerson, James W. Perkinson, and Allen Dwight Callahan.

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