Paul and Palestinian Judaism: A Comparison of Patterns of Religion (Google eBook)

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Fortress Press, 1977 - Religion - 627 pages
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Paul and Palestinian Judaism compares Judaism, understood on its own terms, with Paul, understood on his own terms. Sanders aims to: Consider methodologically how to compare two (or more) related but different religions destroy the view of Rabinic Judaism which is still prevalent in much, perhaps most, New Testament scholarship establish a different view of Rabbinic Judaism argue a case concerning Palestinian Judaism as a whole argue for a certain understanding of Paul carry out a comparison of Paul and Palestinian JudaismThis volume makes a contribution not only to the understanding of Paul and his relationship to Judaism, but also to the study of Judaism itself.
  

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User Review  - Hillelite - Christianbook.com

A book of excellent content in respect to Judaism in the times of the Apostle Paul. It's content's reveal the historical theology's that are necessary in understanding the theology contained within the letters of Paul. Read full review

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Few books have impacted biblical studies in the past decades more than EP Sanders' Paul and Palestinian Judaism. This groundbreaking book has been instrumental in a reevaluation of many long-held ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
2 The holistic comparison of patterns of religion
12
Purpose of the study
18
Difficulties of the comparison
19
patterns and trajectories
20
3 Sources
24
PALESTINIAN JUDAISM
31
TANNAITIC LITERATURE
33
I Enoch 8390
351
I Enoch 91104
352
I Enoch 15 81 108 93110 911217
359
Summary
361
3 Jubilees
362
The commandments
364
Reward and punishment
366
The basis of salvation the true Israel
367

2 The use of Rabbinic material1
59
Pharisees and Rabbis
60
Date and authenticity
63
The eclectic use of Tannaitic material
69
3 The nature of Tannaitic literature
76
Tannaitic literature and Tannaitic religion
81
4 The election and the covenant
84
The theme of gratuity
85
The election and the explanations of it
87
The enduring validity of the covenantal promises
101
commandments and blessings
104
5 Obedience and disobedience reward and punishment
107
The burden of obedience
110
Disobedience as sin and guilt
111
Reward and punishment
117
6 Reward and punishment and the world to come
125
Weighing fulfilments and transgressions at the judgment
128
7 Salvation by membership in the covenant and atonement
147
The Sadducees
150
The amme haarets
152
Atonement
157
Summary
180
zakah and tsadaq
183
Tsadaq
198
9 The Gentiles
206
10 The Nature of Religious Life and Experience
212
Studying and doing and the presence of God
217
Prayer and the time of death
223
11 Conclusion
233
THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS
239
2 The covenant and the covenant people
240
The members of the covenant and its enemies
242
3 Election and predestination
257
4 The commandments
270
5 Fulfilment and transgression the nature of sin reward and punishment
271
Destruction of the wicked
272
Punishment for intracovenantal transgression
284
Reward the requirement of perfection and mans nothingness
287
6 Atonement
298
7 The righteousness of God and the righteousness of man
305
8 The religious life
312
9 Conclusion
316
The Authorship and Sitz im Leben of the Hodayot
321
IQS 8192
323
IQS 83f
326
The Nothingness of Man and Gattungsgeschichte
327
APOCRYPHA AND PSEUDEPIGRAPHA
329
The fate of the individual Israelite reward and punishment
333
Atonement
338
Covenant commandments sin and atonement in Ben Sirach and Rabbinic literature
341
The wicked and the righteous
342
2 I Enoch
346
The Book of Noah
348
I Enoch 1236
350
The Gentiles
374
Gods mercy mans repentance and atonement
375
The righteous
380
Jubilees and the Essenes
383
The Integrity of Jubilees
386
4 The Psalms of Solomon
387
The pattern of religion in Ps Sol 9
388
The election
389
The commandments chastisement reward and punishment
390
Gods justice and mercy
392
Repentance and atonement
397
The identification of the righteous and the wicked
398
The righteousness of God
407
5 IV Ezra
409
The dialogues
413
The visions
416
PALESTINIAN JUDAISM 200 bce200 ce
419
covenantal nomism
422
Apocalypticism and legalism
423
Sects and parties
425
Judaism in the time of Jesus and Paul
426
Paul
431
Method of proceeding
433
The question of the centre and the beginning point
434
2 The solution as preceding the problem
442
3 Pauline soteriology
447
One body one spirit
453
Transfer terminology
463
Salvation of mankind and the world
472
4 The law the human plight and the relationship of the solutions to it
474
The law righteousness by faith
475
Mans plight
497
Righteousness and participation
502
The varying definitions of mans plight
508
Plight and soteriology in Paul according to S Lyonnet
511
6 Judgment by works and salvation by grace
515
7 Coherence relevance and sources
518
Perspectives on Gods righteousness in recent German discussion
523
CONCLUSION
543
Paul Hellenism and Hellenistic Judaism
552
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SYSTEM OF REFERENCES
557
3 The Babylonian Talmud Talmud Babli
558
6 Sifra Torat Kohanim
559
7 Sifre Numbers Sifre Bemidbar
560
11 Later Midrashim
561
B DEAD SEA SCROLLS
562
C APOCRYPHA AND PSEUDEPIGRAPHA
563
D BIBLE
564
III General
565
INDEX OF PASSAGES
583
INDEX OF NAMES
609
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
617
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