By Rudolf Bultmann
Read or Download Theology of the New Testament PDF
Best new testament books
The 1st version of The Gospel in accordance with Jesus gained extensive acclaim in confronting the 'easy-believism' that has characterised a few features of evangelical Christianity. over the last 50 years, a handful of books became real classics, respected world-wide for his or her crystal-clear presentation of the Gospel and lauded for his or her contribution to the Christian religion.
Paul, the 1st Christian writer, the missionary to the Gentiles who could be stated to be the founding father of Christian theology, has lengthy been a determine of leading significance to New testomony theologians. in contrast Saul, the Jew who had a imaginative and prescient at the Damascus street, has been virtually forgotten. during this examine Martin Hengel units out to therapy the imbalance.
This e-book explores the debts of communal nutrition and the metaphorical use of foods and drinks language within the narrative international of the Gospel of John. It argues that the Johannine neighborhood usually amassed for communal nutrients during which the food and drinks at the menu may have taken on a religious value a ways exceeding the actual sustenance.
- A New Heaven and a New Earth: The Meaning and Function of the Old Testament in Revelation 21.1-22.5
- Galatians: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching)
- Christology and Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series)
- The Apostle Paul in the Jewish Imagination: A Study in Modern Jewish-Christian Relations
Additional resources for Theology of the New Testament
And man in Judaism is de-historized by being marked off from the world by ism is de-historized by having become a in heaven; and by finding his security within the ritually pure congregaThe Jewish congregation artificially accomplishes its de-secularization (Entweltlichung) by means of its legalism. For Jesus, however, man is de-secularized by God's direct pronouncement to him, which tears him out of all security of any kind and places him at the brink of the End. And God is "de-secularized" by understandritual tion.
12:32). It is represented by "the Twelve," who, when God's Reign has appeared, This Congrega tion, therefore, upon twelve thrones to rule the tribes of Israel (Mt. 19:28 or The less likely it is that the twelve were called by Jesus himself, the more characteristic they are for the eschatological will sit Lk. ). consciousness of the Church; for they areJIiJje Twelve" not as apostles but as 2. Further t he eschatological regent s. te stimony for eschatological consciousness is the fact that Jesus' disciples after the Easter experiences in Galilee soon betook themselves to Jerusalem as the focus of the coming Reign of God.
11:2-4). God is near; He hears and understands the requests which come thronging to Him, as a father understands the requests of his own child (Mt. ; cf. Lk. 11:5-8; 18:1-5). But God has also come near as the "Demand-er" whose not wait to be found in the letter of the Law or its will need scribal exegesis. The remoteness interposed by Law and Tradition between God and man is closed up, and man's uncertain searching for what is forbidden and what allowed is over. A man learns what God wants of him immediately out of his own situation in the encounter with his man as the Judge he owes accounting.