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The Son of Man–Enoch in the Similitudes of the Ethiopic Book of Enoch

Peter Schäfer

in Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the next prominent focal point of the Son of Man concept that originates from Daniel, the so-called Similitudes. The Similitudes are part of the Ethiopic Book of Enoch and are ... More


‘Behold the Human Being’

John Behr

in John the Theologian and his Paschal Gospel: A Prologue to Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198837534
eISBN:
9780191874178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837534.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter Four demonstrates how Christ’s word from the Cross, ‘It is Finished’, refers back to the opening verses of Genesis, where, unlike every other aspect of creation, which is brought into ... More


Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Peter Schäfer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Contrary to popular belief, Judaism was not always strictly monotheistic. This book reveals the long and little-known history of a second, junior god in Judaism, showing how this idea was embraced by ... More


The Son of God and Son of the Most High in the Daniel Apocryphon from Qumran

Peter Schäfer

in Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter covers another text from Qumran, the so-called Daniel Apocryphon. It refers directly to the Son of Man in the biblical Book of Daniel and has drawn attention from numerous scholars. The ... More


The Son of Man in the Vision of Daniel

Peter Schäfer

in Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is devoted to the continuation of the Son of Man tradition in rabbinic Judaism. It explains how the Son of Man is virtually irrelevant among the rabbis of Palestine, in contrast to the ... More


The Son of Man in the Midrash

Peter Schäfer

in Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the rabbinic passage in which some scholars recognize the tradition of Daniel's Son of Man as the young God is in the Mekhilta, a relatively early Palestinian midrash dating ... More


The Son of Man–Messiah in the Fourth Book of Ezra

Peter Schäfer

in Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about the eschatological connotation of the Son of Man established in Daniel, which came to light with particular clarity in the pseudepigraphic Fourth Book of Ezra. It originated ... More


Bridging Ambiguities

John Ashton

in Studying John: Approaches to the Fourth Gospel

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269793
eISBN:
9780191683817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269793.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explains the phrase Ab esse ad posse valet illation. Since Johannine Christianity merged from Judaism, it must have been possible for it do so in the form in which the Gospel shows it to ... More


The Narrow Road of Anxiety

Emmanuel Falque

in The Guide to Gethsemane: Anxiety, Suffering, Death

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281961
eISBN:
9780823284917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281961.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

It is not enough just to remain fearful in the face of death, or to draw back before “the cup.” Christ, like all humankind, passed from fear to anxiety. From a recoil before what is imminent (fear), ... More


The Glory of Jesus, Mark 10: 37

John Muddiman

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on observations about the meanings of glory in verse 37 of chapter 10 of the book of Mark. It suggests that the discussion of the periscope on the request of James and ... More


‘Beautiful on Earth’: The Beauty of the Incarnate Christ

Gerald O’Collins, S.J.

in The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling out a Scheme of St Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198853633
eISBN:
9780191888113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853633.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The prologue of John’s Gospel presents the glory of Jesus, something closely associated with his beauty, as being already being there from the very beginning of his historical existence and not ... More


Diakonia in the Teaching of Jesus

John N. Collins

in Diakonia Studies: Critical Issues in Ministry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199367573
eISBN:
9780199384617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367573.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Terms like diakonia occur only occasionally in the Greek gospels. The leading statement is “the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve/diakon-” (Mark 10:45). Many understand this as saying ... More


The Man from Heaven in Paul's Letter to the Philippians

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter takes a look at the supposed meaning of mythic texts. One notable instance is about the Jewish man from Galilee who experienced an early death and in public shame. The debate over the ... More


Race, Self-Invention, and Dusty Springfield’s Voice

Alexandra M. Apolloni

in Freedom Girls: Voicing Femininity in 1960s British Pop

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190879891
eISBN:
9780190879938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879891.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the 1960s, Dusty Springfield’s voice earned her frequent comparisons to African American vocalists. This chapter argues that Springfield’s vocal sound reveals how racialized listening processes ... More


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