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The apocalyptic imagination : an introduction to the Jewish matrix of Christianity, John J. Collins

Label
The apocalyptic imagination : an introduction to the Jewish matrix of Christianity
Title
The apocalyptic imagination
Title remainder
an introduction to the Jewish matrix of Christianity
Statement of responsibility
John J. Collins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
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Collins, John J.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Apocalyptic literature
Label
The apocalyptic imagination : an introduction to the Jewish matrix of Christianity, John J. Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 251-274
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. The apocalyptic genre -- The genre apocalypse -- Apocalyptic eschatology -- Apocalypticism -- Apocalyptic language -- The settings of the genre -- The general matrix -- The social settings -- The compositional setting -- The literary function
  • 2. The early Enoch literature -- The figure of Enoch -- The book of the watchers -- The astronomical book -- The apocalypse of weeks -- The Epistle of Enoch -- The animal apocalypse -- An apocalyptic movement? -- Appendix: The Book of Jubilees
  • 3. Daniel -- The figure of Daniel -- The date and unity of Daniel -- Daniel 2 -- The apocalyptic visions: Daniel 7 -- The parallel visions -- Daniel 9 -- Daniel 10-12 -- Setting and function
  • 4. Related genres: Oracles and testaments -- I. Oracles -- The Sibylline oracles -- Oracles from the first century B.C.E. -- II. The testamentary literature -- The Testament of Moses -- The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs -- Messianism in the Psalms of Solomon
  • 5. Qumran -- The history of Qumran -- Revelation -- Eschatology -- Messianic expectations -- The war of light and darkness -- Eschatology in the Hodayot -- Eschatological language -- The apocalypticism of the scrolls
  • 6. The similtudes of Enoch -- The genre of the similtudes -- The righteous in the similtudes -- "That Son of Man" -- The identification with Enoch -- The function of the similtudes -- Relation to the New Testament
  • 7. After the Fall: 4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, and the Apocalypse of Abraham -- 4 Ezra -- 2 Baruch -- The Apocalypse of Abraham
  • 8. Apocalyptic literature from the Diaspora in the Roman period -- The Sibyllines -- Sib. Or. 5 -- Sib. Or. 1 and 2 -- Sib. Or. 4 -- The apocalypses -- 2 Enoch -- 3 Baruch -- The Testament of Abraham
  • Epilogue: The legacy of Jewish apocalypticism -- The survival of the genre -- Christian origins -- The Book of Revelation -- Theological implications
Control code
11089507
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780824506230
Lccn
84017581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)698612
Label
The apocalyptic imagination : an introduction to the Jewish matrix of Christianity, John J. Collins
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 251-274
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. The apocalyptic genre -- The genre apocalypse -- Apocalyptic eschatology -- Apocalypticism -- Apocalyptic language -- The settings of the genre -- The general matrix -- The social settings -- The compositional setting -- The literary function
  • 2. The early Enoch literature -- The figure of Enoch -- The book of the watchers -- The astronomical book -- The apocalypse of weeks -- The Epistle of Enoch -- The animal apocalypse -- An apocalyptic movement? -- Appendix: The Book of Jubilees
  • 3. Daniel -- The figure of Daniel -- The date and unity of Daniel -- Daniel 2 -- The apocalyptic visions: Daniel 7 -- The parallel visions -- Daniel 9 -- Daniel 10-12 -- Setting and function
  • 4. Related genres: Oracles and testaments -- I. Oracles -- The Sibylline oracles -- Oracles from the first century B.C.E. -- II. The testamentary literature -- The Testament of Moses -- The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs -- Messianism in the Psalms of Solomon
  • 5. Qumran -- The history of Qumran -- Revelation -- Eschatology -- Messianic expectations -- The war of light and darkness -- Eschatology in the Hodayot -- Eschatological language -- The apocalypticism of the scrolls
  • 6. The similtudes of Enoch -- The genre of the similtudes -- The righteous in the similtudes -- "That Son of Man" -- The identification with Enoch -- The function of the similtudes -- Relation to the New Testament
  • 7. After the Fall: 4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, and the Apocalypse of Abraham -- 4 Ezra -- 2 Baruch -- The Apocalypse of Abraham
  • 8. Apocalyptic literature from the Diaspora in the Roman period -- The Sibyllines -- Sib. Or. 5 -- Sib. Or. 1 and 2 -- Sib. Or. 4 -- The apocalypses -- 2 Enoch -- 3 Baruch -- The Testament of Abraham
  • Epilogue: The legacy of Jewish apocalypticism -- The survival of the genre -- Christian origins -- The Book of Revelation -- Theological implications
Control code
11089507
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780824506230
Lccn
84017581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)698612

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