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A wealthy choice of essays exploring the which means of 'apocalyptic' within the New testomony, via various vital students within the field.

Richard E. Sturm, 'Defining the be aware "Apocalyptic": an issue in Biblical Criticism'

Joel Marcus, '"The Time Has Been Fulfilled!" (Mark 1.15)'

Jane Schaberg, 'Mark 14.62: Early Christian Merkabah Imagery?'

Stephenson H. Brooks, 'Apocalyptic Paraenesis in Matthew 6.19-34'

O. Lamar Cope, '"To the shut of the Age": The position of Apocalyptic suggestion within the Gospel of Matthew'

Robin Scroggs, 'Eschatological life in Matthew and Paul: Coincidentia Oppositorum '

Thomas E. Boomershine, '"Epistemiology on the flip of the Ages" in Paul, Jesus and Mark'

Martinus C. de Boer, 'Paul and Jewish Apocalyptic Eschatology'

Richard B. Hays, '"The Righteous One" as Eschatological Deliverer: A Case learn in Paul's Apocalyptic Hermeneutics'

Judith L. Kovacs, 'The Archons, the Spirit and the dying of Christ: will we want the speculation of Gnostic competitors to give an explanation for 1 Corinthians 2.2-26?'

Marion L. Soards, 'Seeking and Sinning in accordance with Galatians 2.17'

Charles P. Anderson, 'Who are the Heirs of the recent Age within the Epistle to the Hebrews?'

Nancy J. Duff, 'The importance of Pauline Apocalyptic for Theological Ethics'

Paul Lehmann, 'Barmen and the Church's name to Faithfulness and Social Responsibility'

Dorothy W. Martyn, 'A baby and Adam: A Parable of the 2 Ages'.

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In 1 Cor. , p. 287). 48 Apocalyptic and the New Testament 103. L. Martyn, 'Apocalyptic Antinomies in Paul's Letter to the Galatians', NTS 31 (1985), pp. 410-24. 104. , p. 424. 105. Ibid. 106. , p. 417. 107. Ibid. 108. , p. 41S. 109. , p. 417 (first emphasis mine). 110. , pp. 420-21. ' Ford Maddox Ford's imperious command to the young Ezra Pound, as recollected years later by Pound,1 could well have been uttered by J. Louis Martyn to his students. In his teaching, Lou has always insisted on precise definitions, believing that only they can lead to clear thought, the sort of thought he has exemplified to generations of students.

Here apocalyptic is generally considered to be an example of the way in which Judaism and Christianity incorporated foreign religion and mythology. To be sure, not all researchers of the 26 Apocalyptic and the New Testament religionsgeschichtliche Schule portray apocalyptic thought as something positive. 34 More than anyone else, Johannes Weiss, in his Die Predigt Jesu vom Reich Gottes (Gottingen, 1892), is the first to compel NT scholarship to begin focusing on apocalyptic eschatology. 37 But by focusing on the centrality of'eschatological apocalyptical' thoughts in the mind ofJesus, clearly Weiss is defining apocalyptic primarily as a concept, an eschatological perspective in which God's sovereignty over human affairs is known.

47. Forschung, p. viii (cited in Kiimmel, The New Testament, p. 242). 48. Quest, p. 401. Likewise, after presenting a radical picture of Jesus' message, Weiss could shrink from rejecting his contemporaries' thoughts (see Weiss, Proclamation, p. 135). 49. See especially Jesus (1926; ET = Jesus and the Word, 1934,1958); 'Das Neue Testament und Mythologie: Das Problem der Entmythologisierung der neutestamentlichen Verkiindigung' (1941, reprinted in Kerygma und Mythos, 1948; ET = Kerygma and Myth, 1953); Theologie des Neuen Testaments (1941; ET = Theology of the New Testament, 1955), and, in response to E.

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