Der messianische Anspruch Jesu und die Anfänge der Christologie 978-3-16-147980-9 - Mohr Siebeck
Theology

Martin Hengel / Anna Maria Schwemer

Der messianische Anspruch Jesu und die Anfänge der Christologie

Vier Studien

[The Messianic Claim of Jesus and the Origins of Christology. Four Studies. Student edition.]

2001; unrevised student edition 2003. XV, 267 pages.

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The question of the messianic claim of Jesus and of the origins of Christology remains highly controversial. Although Martin Hengel and Anna Maria Schwemer consider the subject from varying perspectives, they do come to a coherent conclusion.
The question of the messianic claim of Jesus and of the origins of Christology remains highly controversial. Although the authors of the four articles in this volume consider the subject from varying perspectives, they do come to the same conclusion. The crucial problem is the early application of the title »messiah« to Jesus and the condemnation of Jesus as a messianic pretender. If this was indeed the charge on which Jesus was condemned, it must have been occasioned by his ministry, and it can be safely assumed that he confirmed the charge.
Authors/Editors

Martin Hengel (1926–2009) 1959 Promotion; 1967 Habilitation; 1972–92 Professor für Neues Testament und Antikes Judentum in Tübingen; Direktor des Instituts für Antikes Judentum und hellenistische Religionsgeschichte in Tübingen; 1992 emeritiert.

Anna Maria Schwemer Geboren 1942; 1994 Promotion; 1997 Habilitation; 1993–2006 Geschäftsführerin der »Philipp-Melanchthon-Stiftung. Theologisch-philologisches Kolleg«; apl. Professorin i. R. für Neues Testament an der Evangelisch-Theologischen Fakultät Tübingen.

Reviews

The following reviews are known:

In: Theological Studies — Vol.66 (2005), H.2, S.446ff (Pheme Perkins)
In: Süddeutsche Zeitung – F — 19./20./21.April 2003, Nr.91, S.16 (Friedemann Voigt)
In: Carthaginensia — Vol.20 (2004), S.406f (R.Sanz Valdivieso)
In: Journal for the Study of the NT — Vol.27.5 (2005), S.40 (Simon Gathercole)
In: New Testament Abstracts — Vol.47 (2003), H.3, S. 562
In: Religious Studies Review — 33 (2007), S. 150 (Casimir Bernas)
In: Salesianum — Jg.66 (2004), H.3, S.572ff (Rafael Vicent)