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The Resource Making sense in (and of) the first Christian century, F. Gerald Downing

Making sense in (and of) the first Christian century, F. Gerald Downing

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Making sense in (and of) the first Christian century
Title
Making sense in (and of) the first Christian century
Statement of responsibility
F. Gerald Downing
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first Christian century must be approached with careful attention to its cultural and linguistic heterogeneity. It should not simply be assumed that this past 'is a different place, they do things differently there'. Downing treats the ways in which early Christians tried to 'make things make sense' within their cultures, noting both the similarities and differences between their ways and contemporary ones and stressing the variety of contexts and influences on first-century communication. Downing brings his renowned expertise to bear in illuminating the cultural features of early Christia
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
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Downing, F. Gerald
Dewey number
270.1
Index
index present
LC call number
BS2545.S55
LC item number
D69 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series
Series volume
197
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Church history
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Social scientific criticism of sacred works
  • Church history
  • Zeithintergrund
  • Zingeving
  • Maatschappij
  • Oudheid
  • Christianisme
  • Église
  • Zeithintergrund
Label
Making sense in (and of) the first Christian century, F. Gerald Downing
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 ''HONOUR'' AMONG EXEGETES; Chapter 2 PERSONS IN RELATION; Chapter 3 FORGIVINGNESS?-OF FORGIVENESS?-OR THE REMISSION OF OFFENCES?; Chapter 4 THE AMBIGUITY OF ''THE PHARISEE AND THE TOLL COLLECTOR'' (LUKE 18.9-14) IN THE GRAECO-ROMAN WORLD OF LATE ANTIQUITY; Chapter 5 THE WOMAN FROM SYROPHOENICIA, AND HER DOGGEDNESS: MARK 7.24-31 (MATTHEW 15.21-28); Chapter 6 DEEPER REFLECTIONS ON THE JEWISH CYNIC JESUS; Chapter 7 CYNICS AND CHRISTIANS, OEDIPUS AND THYESTES
  • Chapter 8 EXILE IN FORMATIVE JUDAISMChapter 9 COMMON STRANDS IN PAGAN, JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN ESCHATOLOGIES IN THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CENTURIES; Chapter 10 ONTOLOGICAL ASYMMETRY IN PHILO, AND CHRISTOLOGICAL REALISM IN PAUL, HEBREWS AND JOHN; Chapter 11 MAGIC AND SCEPTICISM IN AND AROUND THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CENTURY; Chapter 12 INTERPRETATION AND THE ''CULTURE GAP''; Chapter 13 REFLECTING IN THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CENTURY: 1 CORINTHIANS 13.12; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors; Index of Subjects
Control code
741691245
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 pages).
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567376213
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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9780567376213
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741691245
Label
Making sense in (and of) the first Christian century, F. Gerald Downing
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 ''HONOUR'' AMONG EXEGETES; Chapter 2 PERSONS IN RELATION; Chapter 3 FORGIVINGNESS?-OF FORGIVENESS?-OR THE REMISSION OF OFFENCES?; Chapter 4 THE AMBIGUITY OF ''THE PHARISEE AND THE TOLL COLLECTOR'' (LUKE 18.9-14) IN THE GRAECO-ROMAN WORLD OF LATE ANTIQUITY; Chapter 5 THE WOMAN FROM SYROPHOENICIA, AND HER DOGGEDNESS: MARK 7.24-31 (MATTHEW 15.21-28); Chapter 6 DEEPER REFLECTIONS ON THE JEWISH CYNIC JESUS; Chapter 7 CYNICS AND CHRISTIANS, OEDIPUS AND THYESTES
  • Chapter 8 EXILE IN FORMATIVE JUDAISMChapter 9 COMMON STRANDS IN PAGAN, JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN ESCHATOLOGIES IN THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CENTURIES; Chapter 10 ONTOLOGICAL ASYMMETRY IN PHILO, AND CHRISTOLOGICAL REALISM IN PAUL, HEBREWS AND JOHN; Chapter 11 MAGIC AND SCEPTICISM IN AND AROUND THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CENTURY; Chapter 12 INTERPRETATION AND THE ''CULTURE GAP''; Chapter 13 REFLECTING IN THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CENTURY: 1 CORINTHIANS 13.12; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors; Index of Subjects
Control code
741691245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567376213
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780567376213
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741691245

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