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God and David

Peter Schäfer

in The Jewish Jesus: How Judaism and Christianity Shaped Each Other

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153902
eISBN:
9781400842285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153902.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter deals with an exegesis of Daniel 7:9, found only in the Babylonian Talmud, which boldly assigns the Messiah–King David a throne in heaven, next to that of God. This presents a clear ... More


♦ ♦ Troubling Synthesis: The Horrific Sights and Incompatible Sounds of “Video Nasties”

Kay Dickinson

in Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326635
eISBN:
9780199851676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326635.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the film and music combination in violent motion pictures. Some examples of these films include Cannibal Holocaust, The Beyond and The Cannibal Apocalypse. This chapter ... More


An Enclosed Nation in Arzareth and Sambatyon

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the development of the myth during the time of the Persian and Roman empires after the “sealing” of the Bible and, later, the destruction of temple in 70 CE. The return of the ... More


Conclusion: The Rhetoric of Exclusion

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter asks if the thesis that John invented, the crisis depicted in the visions of the Apocalypse, is credible. In answer to this question, the final chapter compares John's rhetoric to the ... More


Setting the Stage: Urban Christianity in Western Asia Minor

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The social world of the Roman Empire as well as the social world of first‐century Christianity and, specifically, urban Christianity are the focus of this chapter. Christians in this century spanned ... More


John and ‘the Gnostics’

Charles E. Hill

in The Johannine Corpus in the Early Church

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199264582
eISBN:
9780191602085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264589.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Investigates the chief empirical basis for the OJP, the use of the Fourth Gospel among ‘gnostic’ and Valentinian authors and groups that can be plausibly dated to the second century. The works of ... More


Deutero‐Isaiah and Isaiah 13–27

H. G. M. Williamson

in The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263609
eISBN:
9780191600821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263600.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Continues the examination begun in the previous chapter, this time focusing on Chs. 13–27, which contain the ‘oracles against the nations’ (13–23) and the so‐called ‘Isaiah Apocalypse’ (24–27). ... More


The New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature

Jeffrey A. Trumbower

in Rescue for the Dead: The Posthumous Salvation of Non-Christians in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140996
eISBN:
9780199834747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140990.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter two scours the New Testament and other Christian literature, of roughly the same era, for passages in which there is a discussion of the possibility of salvation after death. Luke's parable ... More


Jewishness as Genealogy in the Late Second Temple Period

Matthew Thiessen

in Contesting Conversion: Genealogy, Circumcision, and Identity in Ancient Judaism and Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793563
eISBN:
9780199914456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793563.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter argues that while there is little explicit evidence that some Jews in the late Second Temple period continued to define Jewishness in genealogical terms, the early Jewish reception of ... More


Plague Psychology

Samuel K. Cohn

in Cultures of Plague: Medical thinking at the end of the Renaissance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574025
eISBN:
9780191722530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574025.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the psychological ramifications of plague that provoked social conflict and mass fear, which doctors and others in 1575–8 now saw as adding significantly to plague mortalities. ... More


The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America

Paul B. Moyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454134
eISBN:
9781501701450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454134.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Revolutionary America was fertile ground for religious upheaval, as self-proclaimed visionaries and prophets established new religious sects. Among these figures was Jemima Wilkinson. Born in 1752 ... More


Visualizing the Book of Revelation for the Fifteenth‐Century Congregation: The Ghent Altarpiece (1432) and The St John Altarpiece (1479)

Natasha O'Hear

in Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art: A Case Study in Visual Exegesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590100
eISBN:
9780191725678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590100.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Van Fycks' The Ghent Altarpiece (c. 1432) and Memling's Apocalypse panel, itself part of his St. John Altarpiece of 1474–9. form the focus of Chapter 3. Key imagery from the Book of Revelation is ... More


A Time of Transition: Visual Representations of the Book of Revelation in Germany in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Period

Natasha O'Hear

in Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art: A Case Study in Visual Exegesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590100
eISBN:
9780191725678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590100.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter concentrates on visual interpretations of the Book of Revelation from the late fifteenth century to the early sixteenth century, with particular reference to the Koberger Bible of 1483, ... More


Eschatology, Millenarian Apocalypticism, and the Liturgical Anti-Judaism of the Medieval Prophet Plays

Regula Meyer Evitt

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Identifying the influence of apocalyptic thinking on medieval liturgical drama is textually complex. As C. Clifford Flanigan has observed, there are few explicit references to the biblical Apocalypse ... More


Selected Documents on Eschatological Expectations and Social Change around the Year 1000

David C. Van Meter

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter provides a collection of selected documents on eschatological expectations and social change around the year 1000. The documents include apocalyptic expectations. The first document ... More


Fourth Advent: The Civic Triumph as Royal Apocalypse

Gordon Kipling

in Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Fourth Advent of Christ, according to St John, will bring about a sacramental union of the saints and Christ. In the Apocalypse, the blessed drink freely of the water of life, eat of the tree of ... More


Early Christian Diversity: The Quest for Coherence

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses early Christian diversity, from first- and early-second-century Christianity. Disagreements in the mid-second century continued, on whether St. John's gospel and Apocalypse of ... More


Stalking the Signs: The Apocalyptic Commentaries

Guy Lobrichon

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the material that men and women had at their disposal in that remote time before the year 1000 and then outlines the exegesis in which the scholars of the late-10th and ... More


Avarice and the Apocalypse

Richard Newhauser

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Reflecting on the history of the church and the stage of its turmoil in the 12th century, Gerhoh of Reichersberg found it necessary to draw on the language of the Apocalypse in describing the ... More


Apocalypse and Last Judgment around the Year 1000

Yves Christe

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Around the year 1000, one encounters in the iconography of divine visions, something new: something that betrays at the least some new preoccupations and even a change in attitude with regard to ... More


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