Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche, Volume 107

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Walter de Gruyter, 2001 - Religion - 368 pages
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Archaeological, epigraphic, numismatic, and historical research is used to illuminate the meaning and function of temples in both Jewish and Greco-Roman cultures. This evidence is then brought into a dialogue with a literary analysis of how the temple functions as a symbol in Revelation.  

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Significance of Temples in Greek and Roman Culture
37
Significance of the Temple in Jewish Life and Thought
115
Temple Power and Identity in Jewish Apocalyptic
183
The Temple and the Book of Revelation
215
Temple and Identity in Revelation
223

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Revelation
Wilfrid J. Harrington
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The author is professor of religion at Rochester College. 

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