The world of Jesus and the early church : identity and interpretation in early communities of faith /
Craig A. Evans, editor.
Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, c2011.
xvi, 257 p : ill. ; 23 cm.
1598568256 (alk. paper), 9781598568257 (alk. paper)
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Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, c2011.
1598568256 (alk. paper)
9781598568257 (alk. paper)
contents note
Site of Qumran and the sectarian communities in the Dead Sea scrolls / John J. Collins -- From the earthly to the heavenly temple : lines from the Bible and Qumran to Hebrews and Revelation / Torleif Elgvin -- Scrolls and the scriptures on the margins: remembered in canons or forgotten in caves / Dorothy M. Peters -- Disputed issues in the study of cities, villages, and the economy in Jesus' Galilee / Mark A. Chancey -- Children in house churches in light of new research on families in the Roman world / Margaret Y. MacDonald -- Family buried together stays together: on the burial of the executed in family tombs / Craig A. Evans -- Trial of Jesus at the Jerusalem Praetorium : new archaeological evidence / Shimon Gibson -- Dead Sea scrolls and the interpretation of Scripture / George J. Brooke -- Excavating ideas : the Qumran scrolls of Samuel / Keith Bodner -- Oldest attested Hebrew scriptures and the Khirbet Qeiyafa inscription / Stephen J. Andrews -- Biblia Hebraica quinta / James A. Sanders -- What do the earliest Christian manuscripts tell us about their readers? / Larry Hurtado -- Bold claims, wishful thinking, and lessons about dating manuscripts from Papyrus Egerton 2 / Paul Foster.
general note
Proceedings from a series of symposia, held respectively at Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-244) and indexes.
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Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
Contributorsp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Identity in Jewish and Christian Communities of Faith
The Site of Qumran and the Sectarian Communities in the Dead Sea Scrollsp. 9
From the Earthly to the Heavenly Temple: Lines from the Bible and Qumran to Hebrews and Revelationp. 23
The Scrolls and the Scriptures on the Margins: Remembered in Canons or Forgotten in Cavesp. 37
Disputed Issues in the Study of Cities, Villages, and the Economy in Jesus' Galileep. 53
Children in House Churches in Light of New Research on Families in the Roman Worldp. 69
The Family Buried Together Stays Together: On the Burial of the Executed in Family Tombsp. 87
The Trial of Jesus at the Jerusalem Praetorium: New Archaeological Evidencep. 97
Interpreting the Scriptures in Jewish and Christian Communities
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Interpretation of Scripturep. 121
Excavating Ideas: The Qumran Scrolls of Samuelp. 141
The Oldest Attested Hebrew Scriptures and the Khirbet Qeiyafa Inscriptionp. 153
Biblia Hebraica Quintap. 169
What Do the Earliest Christian Manuscripts Tell Us about Their Readers?p. 179
Bold Claims, Wishful Thinking, and Lessons about Dating Manuscripts from Papyrus Egerton 2p. 193
Bibliographyp. 213
Index of Modern Authorsp. 245
Index of Ancient Sourcesp. 251
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