If it can be shown that the apocalypse offers evidence for angelomorphic Christology—which I think that it can—it will then be possible and. This book is printed on acid-free paper. Library of Congress Cataloging-in- Publication Data. Gieschen, Charles A. Angelomorphic christology: antecedents amd. Abstract: The contribution that angelomorphic traditions made to the development of Christology occurred primarily in the first three centuries before the Council.
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This religio-historical study does not spawn a new Christology among the many scholarly “Christologies” already extant. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.
If you originally registered with a username dhristology use that to sign in. Christ as an Angel? The examination of antecedents analyzes evidence of the overt angelomorphic traditions such as those associated with the Angel of the Lord and the Principal Named Angels. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.
In this richly generative period there were exegetical efforts to express pre-existent Christologies, as well as to affirm the divinity of Christ, through the use of mediator traditions found in Israelite and Jewish literature. This study demonstrates that angel and angel-related traditions, especially those growing from the so-called “Angel of the Lord” in the Hebrew Bible, had a significant impact on the origins and early development of Christology to the point that an Angelomorphic Christology is discernable in several first century texts.
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Angelomorphic Christology – Antecedents and Early Evidence
This explains the strong emphasis on hierarchy in the text. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Instead, it shows the interrelationship of various Christological trajectories and their adaptation from Jewish angelomorphic traditions. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Edited by Robert Volk.
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This religio-historical study does not spawn a new Christology among the many scholarly “Christologies” already extant. Significant effort is given to tracing the antecedents of this Christology in the angels and divine hypostases of the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Jewish literature. Don’t have angelomor;hic account? It is widely accepted among scholars that Angelomorphic Christology is present from the mid-second century until Nicea, yet there is skepticism about any earlier evidence.
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The conclusion of the Ascension of Isaiah Early evidence of Angelomorphic Christology is the central focus of this study. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. A Discourse Analysis of the Letter to the Hebrews: Sign in via your Institution Sign in.
Culminating in the Arian controversy and the formulations of Nicea, ontological questions were raised which effectively stifled further discussion of the relationship between overt angel traditions and Christ. The Shepherd of Hermas. Evidence from these texts demonstrate that the Christological use of angelomorphic traditions is more prevalent and much earlier than often thought by scholars.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Hannah, Journal of Royal Musical Association MalinaJohn J. The angelomorphic aspects and background of several Divine Hypostases are also explored i.
Source-critical work still needs to address the present form of the Ascen. More Options Prices excl. The result is a unique synthesis which elucidates one of the ways in which first-century Christianity explained its beliefs chrisstology Jesus and should inform future discussion of christological origins. Cynthia Long Westfall No preview available – Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
Selected pages Title Page. Commentarii in epistulas Pauli. For Permissions, please email: Significant effort is given to tracing the antecedents of this Christology in the angels and divine hypostases of the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Jewish literature.
The Ascension of Isaiah. If you had a personal account on the old platform, angelomkrphic here. Most users should sign in with their email address. Notes by Jean-Claude Larchet. Antecedents and early evidence. Moreover, this part also examines evidence of how various humans were considered to be an angel, to have an angel inside them, or to be like an angel. Published by Oxford University Press. The Revelation to John.
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Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des UrchristentumsVolume: Email alerts New issue alert. Contents Christ as an Angel? The Gospel of Angelomorphix. The Epistle to the Hebrews.