Death and the afterlife in the New Testament / Jaime Clark-Soles.

By: Clark-Soles, Jaime, 1967-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : T & T Clark, c2006Description: x, 261 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 0567029123 (pbk.); 9780567029126 (pbk.); 9780567029027; 0567029026; 9780567029126Subject(s): Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Death -- Biblical teaching | Future life -- Biblical teaching | Death -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Future life -- ChristianityAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Death and the afterlife in the New Testament.; Online version:: Death and the afterlife in the New Testament.LOC classification: BS2545.D45 | C58 2006
Contents:
Introduction -- I. Backgrounds : -- 1. Death and afterlife in ancient Judaisms -- Postmortem existence in the OT : Sheol -- The formation of heaven and hell -- Functions of divine judgment in OT texts -- Greco-Roman material -- 2. Paul : the ethics of death and afterlife : -- Six main points -- Paul's background and chronology -- Introduction to Pauline anthropology -- The promises and puzzles of 1 Cor. 15, Paul's "classic" statement -- On 2 Cor 5:1-10, and Phil 1:18b-26 -- 3. Death and afterlife in the Fourth Gospel : -- Part 1. A conversation with John A..T. Robinson : The composition of human beings -- The fate of human beings -- Part 2. "That to philosophize is to learn to die" : --The problem of death -- The problem of death in the Fourth Gospel -- The Fourth Gospel and Epicureanism -- 4. Death and afterlife in Matthew : -- Matthew's community -- Matthew's cosmology -- Matthean anthropology -- Comparing anthropological languages -- Language of death and destruction -- Eschatological scenario -- 5. Death and afterlife in the Petrine texts : -- Introduction to 1 Peter -- Death and afterlife in 1 Peter -- Death and afterlife in 2 Peter -- 6. Conclusions and directions for further research.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-237) and indexes.

Introduction -- I. Backgrounds : -- 1. Death and afterlife in ancient Judaisms -- Postmortem existence in the OT : Sheol -- The formation of heaven and hell -- Functions of divine judgment in OT texts -- Greco-Roman material -- 2. Paul : the ethics of death and afterlife : -- Six main points -- Paul's background and chronology -- Introduction to Pauline anthropology -- The promises and puzzles of 1 Cor. 15, Paul's "classic" statement -- On 2 Cor 5:1-10, and Phil 1:18b-26 -- 3. Death and afterlife in the Fourth Gospel : -- Part 1. A conversation with John A..T. Robinson : The composition of human beings -- The fate of human beings -- Part 2. "That to philosophize is to learn to die" : --The problem of death -- The problem of death in the Fourth Gospel -- The Fourth Gospel and Epicureanism -- 4. Death and afterlife in Matthew : -- Matthew's community -- Matthew's cosmology -- Matthean anthropology -- Comparing anthropological languages -- Language of death and destruction -- Eschatological scenario -- 5. Death and afterlife in the Petrine texts : -- Introduction to 1 Peter -- Death and afterlife in 1 Peter -- Death and afterlife in 2 Peter -- 6. Conclusions and directions for further research.

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