Preface: The Son of Man Debate: What's the Problem? Paul Owen Abbreviations List of Contributors 1. Issues Concerning the Aramaic Behind o( ui(oj tou= a)nqrw/pou: A Critical Review of Scholarship, Albert L. Lukaszewski 2. Problems with Casey's 'Solution', Paul L. Owen 3. Re-solving the Son of Man 'Problem' in Aramaic, David Shepherd 4. Expressing Definiteness in Aramaic: A Response to Casey's Theory concerning the Son of Man Sayings, P. J. Williams 5. The Use of Daniel 7 in Jesus' Trial, with Implications for His Self-Understanding Darrell L. Bock 6. The Use of the Son of Man Idiom in the Gospel of John, Benjamin E. Reynolds 7. The Elect son of man of the Parables of Enoch, Darrell D. Hannah 8. Summing Up and Concluding Observations, Larry W. Hurtado Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Sources Subject Index Author Index
This book is the first ever collection of scholarly essays in English devoted specifically to the theme of the expression 'son of man'.
Larry W. Hurtado is Professor of New Testament Language, Literature and Theology at University of Edinburgh, UK. Paul L. Owen is Chair and Associate Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies at Montreat College, USA.
From the myriad works on the Son of Man, this collection stands out
as one of the most important. A must read for anyone engaged in
research related to the historical Jesus, Christology, or early
Christianity. Its editors are to be congratulated for such
stimulating essays. * Journal of Evangelical Theological Society
Overall, the scope and focus of the book are such that it will be useful to advanced students and academics in their field ... [T]he monograph does offer great insights and moves he debate forward ...The book is recommended for the advanced readers who are interested in the 'son of man' expression and who wish to know more about the competing hypotheses put forth concerning he expression. * Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses *
All the contributors made a great effort to present the debated issues with much possible clarity, using good and accessible language ... Ultimately, Who Is This Son of Man? is the book meeting all the standards of well-founded and methodologically sound biblical analysis and as such it is worth recommending both to the scholars and to the students of biblical classes. -- Marcin Kowalski, Institute of Biblical Studies, Poland * The Biblical Annals *
Reviewed in Journal of Jewish Studies.