Preface I. Early Judaism 1: Prophecy and Apocalypticism in Second Temple Judaism 2: Messianic Expectations in the Qumran Writings: Trajectories in their Development 3: The Apocalyptic Interpretation of the Patriarchs in 4Q Patriarchal Blessings (4Q252) II. The Historical Jesus 4: The 'Coming of the Righteous One' in 1 Enoch, Qumran and the New Testament 5: The Historical Jesus between Early Judaism and Early Christianity 6: Jesus' Prophetic and Apocalyptic Interpretation of Scripture III. The Apostle Paul and the Early Church 7: Jesus and His Second Coming: Between Messianism and Eschatology 8: The Christological Interpretation of the Bible in the Letters of Paul 9: Paul and the Development of Early Christian Eschatology 10: 2 Baruch, the Messiah, and the Bar Kochba Revolt IV. Reception History 11: Back to the Future in the Early Church: The Use of the Book of Daniel in Early Patristic Eschatology 12: The Heritage of Jewish Apocalypticism in Rabbinic and Early Medieval Judaism Index
An examination of Apocalypticism from one of the leading lights in the field.
Gerbern S. Oegema is Professor of Biblical Studies and Founder of the Center for Research on Religion at McGill University
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