'What Does the Scripture Say?' Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity (Library of New Testament Studies #2) (Paperback)
Myers addresses John's use of Moses traditions in his characterization of Jesus. Stewart examines the Johannine use of Ps. 82 by merging a broader contextual examination with an analysis of formal logic. Moyise discusses Paul's quotations adn explores their relevance for the scholarly consensus. Lincicum studies Paul's letters and the Temple Scroll and compares their exegetical practice with references to Deuteronomy. Wells discusses the topic of divine and human agency in Pauline theology and soteriology. Luckensmeyer investigates how Paul wove words, phrases, and themes from Obadiah into his first letter to the Thessalonian Christians. Becker examines 2 Cor. 3.4-18 and Mk 9.2-9. Bucur investigates the peculiar reading of Hab. 3.2. Jobes probes the extent of the influence of the Twelve Minor Prophets on the writers of the New Testament. Matlock examines Solomon's prayer of dedication of the Jerusalem temple. Stern proposes a new model for understanding both the role of biblical texts in early Jewish liturgy and the relationship between biblical and non-biblical utterances in the early synagogue context.
Craig A. Evans (Ph.D., Claremont) is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Acadia Divinity College, Canada. H. Daniel Zacharias is a Lecturer at Acadia Divinity College, Canada.