Qumran, Early Judaism, and New Testament Interpretation 978-3-16-156015-6 - Mohr Siebeck
Theology

Jörg Frey

Qumran, Early Judaism, and New Testament Interpretation

Kleine Schriften III
Edited by Jacob N. Cerone

[Qumran, frühes Judentum und die Auslegung des Neuen Testaments. Kleine Schriften III.]

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How did the Qumran discoveries change New Testament scholarship? What are the main insights to be gained from the Qumran corpus with regard to the Jesus tradition, Paul's language and theology, the dualistic language and worldview of the Fourth Gospel, or the formation of the biblical Canon? The articles of this volume present the fruits of 25 years of scholarship on Qumran and the New Testament.
The articles collected here present the fruits of 25 years of scholarship on Qumran and the New Testament. The author situates the New Testament within the pluralistic context of Second Temple Judaism, presents detailed overviews on the discoveries from Qumran, the source value of the ancient texts on the Essenes, the interpretation of the archaeological site, the various forms of dualism within the texts, the development of apocalyptic thought, Qumran meals, and scriptural authority in the Scrolls. He evaluates the various patterns of relating Jesus and the apostles to the Scrolls or the Qumran community, presents methodological reflections on comparisons and detailed surveys of the most important insights from the Qumran discoveries for the understanding of Jesus, Paul, and the Fourth Gospel. This volume demonstrates how the discovery of the Scrolls has influenced and changed New Testament scholarship.
Authors/Editors

Jörg Frey Geboren 1962; Professor für Neues Testament, Universität Zürich.

Jacob N. Cerone Born 1985; 2011 M.Div., 2015 Th.M. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; since 2016 PhD student at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich.

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