From Judaism to Christianity: Tradition and Transition. A by Patricia Walters

By Patricia Walters

As a much achieving tribute to the celebrated profession of Thomas H. Tobin, S.J., a staff of exceptional biblical students has joined to provide essays at the spiritual milieu of the traditional Mediterranean zone. Challenged via Hellenistic and Greco-Roman cultural and political domination, the spiritual struggles of Jewish and, later, Christian groups sought to keep up culture in addition to mitigate transition. Jewish responses to a Hellenistic global are printed anew within the lifeless Sea Scrolls and the works of Artapanus and Philo. additionally, Christian perspectives at the transitory global of the early centuries of the typical period are delivered to gentle within the New testomony literature, apocryphal texts, and Patristic writings. Professors and scholars alike will enjoy the intensity and breadth of this clean scholarship.

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Harvard Theological Review : (): –. ” In Dictionary of Judaism in the Biblical Period. Edited by Jacob Neusner and William Scott Green. New York: Simon & Schuster Macmillan, . ” The Studia Philonica Annual  (): –. ” The Studia Philonica Annual  (): –. ” The Studia Philonica Annual  (): –. “Response to John L. ” Biblical Research  (): –. ” In The New Testament and Early Christian Literature in Greco-Roman Context: Studies in Honor of David E.

Response to Gregory Sterling’s Commentary on Philo’s Hypothetica. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, November . ” Presented at the Chicago Society of Biblical Research, April . ” Presented at the annual meeting of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, Bonn, Germany, July . ” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, November . ” Yves Simon Lecture, presented at the University of Chicago, November . ” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, November .

Smith, and Bruce Ellis Benson (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, ), –. , .  robert a. di vito Alternatively, one might also ask why one would even wish to claim that the text in question is still the same text over time if it no longer means the same thing. 37 That is why, especially when we are talking about biblical texts, they can genuinely be a locus for “otherness,” one wherein the relation between the text and the reader is always an asymmetrical one. ”39 In living speech the speaker’s intention and the meaning of the discourse overlap such that to understand one is to grasp the other, whereas in writing (for some reason) “the author’s intention and the meaning of the text cease to coincide,” the gain being that the text can go on independently of the 35 Turner, “Historical Criticism,” .

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