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Bibil Identifier bibil:201404
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Commemorative Identities
Title (English, ) Jewish Social Memory and the Johannine Feast of Booths
Author Spaulding, Mary B.
Series European Studies on Christian Origins
Series Library of New Testament Studies (Volume: 396)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 61/396
Place 226.5.08
Publishing house T & T Clark
Place London / New York
ISBN 978-0-567-16061-4
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xiii Pages
198 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Notes Table of Contents : Chapter 1: Introduction ; Chapter 2: Methodology ; Chapter 3: Literature Review ; Chapter 4: Jewish Festivals in the Late Second Temple and Tannaitic Periods ; Chapter 5: Prelude to the Feast of Booths in the Gospel of John ; Chapter 6: The Feast of Booths in the Gospel of John ; Chapter 7: Conclusion
Abstract Commemorative Identities represents a significantly new approach to the issue of replacement/abrogation vs. continuation of Jewish thought patterns and practices among Jewish Christ-followers as they are addressed by the Johannine author. Previous studies have been unable to elucidate a comprehensible argument to support continuation of commemoration in the face of explicit Temple replacement terminology in the Gospel.
This study provides that argument based upon known sociological observations and models, and direct comparative analysis with Jewish practices pre- and post-70. Mary Spaulding's study will further invigorate scholarly debate concerning identity issues in the Fourth Gospel, a topic of significant interest among Johannine scholars today. More generally, the origins of Christianity as portrayed in the Gospel of John are understood as a gradual unfolding of and differentiation among various Jewish groups post-Second Temple rather than as an abrupt break from an established, normative Judaism.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Themes : Festival
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Festival
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Identity
Pericopes John 9-10
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