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Jamnia

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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Samaritan Pentateuch

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Samaritan Pentateuch is the version of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible – Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy (the Torah) – regarded as canonical by the Samaritan Israelite community. These five books constitute...

Authoritative Scriptures: Other Texts

T&T Clark Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls

T&T Clark, 2019

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...The status of texts in antiquity is not easily identified, especially if one is to decide whether the works in question served as authoritative Scriptures. An initial task is to determine or name those for whom texts would be authoritative....

The Dogmatic Location of the Canon

John Webster

John Webster was Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Word and Church : Essays in Christian Dogmatics

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2001

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...I Any attempt to locate the canon doctrinally must do so in the face of two powerful considerations, both of which have contributed to its mislocation. The first is that, as a consequence of the explanatory successes...

Cultural Memory

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term cultural memory was introduced by the German Egyptologist Jan Assmann as a subcategory of Maurice Halbwachs’ collective memory. The term refers broadly to a community’s canonized memory of the remote past, as such memory...

Biblical theology

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Most Christian theology has claimed to be ’biblical’, i.e. to be in accord with the biblical witness as a whole, but the phrase ’biblical theology’ originated in two strands of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Protestantism, which aimed...

Tradition and Memory in the Gospel of Peter

Alan Kirk

Alan Kirk is Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at James Madison University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Memory and the Jesus Tradition

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2018

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...Originally published in Das Evangelium nach Petrus: Text, Kontexte, Intertexte (ed. Tobias Nicklas and Thomas Kraus; Berlin and New York: de Gruyter, 2007), pp. 135–57. Used by permission.Cultural memory analysis and orality theory offer...

Yavneh/Jamnia

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Yavneh (Greek name: Jamnia) is a small city (pop. < 40,000) in Israel near the coast, 25 kilometres (about 15.5 miles) south of Tel Aviv. According to rabbinic sources, during the first several decades after the Temple’s destruction in 70...

Postscript: Reflections on the Logia Source and the Gospels of Luke and Matthew

Martin Hengel

Martin Hengel is Emeritus Professor of New Testament and Ancient Judaism, University of Tübingen, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Bowden

The Revd Dr. John Bowden is the former Editor and Managing Director of SCM Press. He is the author of several books and articles, including Christianity: The Complete Guide, and has translated numerous religious books from German, French and Dutch. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Four Gospels and the One Gospel of Jesus Christ : An Investigation of the Collection and Origin of the Canonical Gospels

T&T Clark, 2000

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...The riddle of ‘Q’ and the possibility of a dependence of Matthew on Luke We came to the conclusion that the titles of the Gospels are original and not a later addition, that they basically go back to Mark 1.1, ‘the beginning of the Gospel...

The Witnesses

Karl Barth

Karl Barth was described by Pope Pius XII as the most important theologian since Thomas Aquinas, the Swiss Pastor and Theologian, and Barth continues to be a major influence on students, scholars and preachers. Barth's theology found its expression mainly through his closely reasoned fourteen part magnum opus, Die Kirchliche Dogmatik. Having taken over 30 years to write, the Church Dogmatics is regarded as one of the most important theological works of all time, and represents the pinnacle of Barth's achievements as a theologian. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grover Foley

Evangelical Theology: An Introduction

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 1979

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...A more precise determination of the place of evangelical theology requires that we take note of a definite (although not statistically definable) group of human beings. These enjoy a special and singular, indeed a unique, position...