You are here
Home > Eastern

Baptism, the New Testament, and the church : historical and by Stanley E. Porter, Anthony R. Cross

By Stanley E. Porter, Anthony R. Cross

The query of the which means and value of baptism is explored from a few varied views during this quantity. encouraged by way of the honoree of this quantity and his vital paintings at the topic, the members technique baptism from biblical, historic, theological and useful views. many of the essays reconsider the well known biblical texts, feeling loose to probe their implications. Others tease out the results of the idea that of baptism in a number of contexts, either historic and sleek. participants comprise Joel eco-friendly, Geoffrey Bromiley, Larry Kreitzer, John Nolland, Ramsey Michaels and J.D.G. Dunn.

Show description

Read or Download Baptism, the New Testament, and the church : historical and contemporary studies in honour of R.E.O. White PDF

Best eastern books

Slovakia: The Escape from Invisibility (Postcommunist States and Nations)

For the reason that Slovakia accomplished self sustaining statehood on the finish of 1992 it has develop into the most wealthy post-communist states. This e-book presents a special and thorough advent to Slovakia and should permit the reader to appreciate its multi-faceted nature. The ebook contains chapters on 20th Century historical past, Politics, economic system and diplomacy.

Atmospheric Sulfur and Nitrogen Oxides. Eastern North American Source-Receptor Relationships

Atmospheric Sulfur and Nitrogen Oxides offers a radical synthesis of the learn on atmospheric sulfur and nitrogen oxide chemistry on geographically huge scales, with designated emphasis at the tools and problems of building source-receptor relationships. The booklet addresses the significance of long-range air delivery, the position of ozone and oxidant chemistry, and it examines analytical tools and pollutant shipping versions.

Additional info for Baptism, the New Testament, and the church : historical and contemporary studies in honour of R.E.O. White

Sample text

28. On this second point, see esp. Wedderburn, 'Hellenistic Christian Traditions', p. 345, and The Soteriology of the Mysteries', pp. 57-62. 29. Dunn (Romans 1-8, p. 310) cites Vidman, Isis und Osiris, p. 15, but surely misunderstands Vidman's argument. Although Vidman does rightly suggest that 'Der Osiriskult verbeitete sich also nicht gleichzeitig mit dem Isiskult' (p. 15), Dunn has ignored the thrust of Vidman's point here. The very fact that Vidman, whose earlier Sylloge is the standard treatment of inscriptions relating to Isis and Sarapis, mentions the occasional independence of the Sarapis cult, points up that the usual situation saw Isis and Osiris/Sarapis spreading simultaneously.

3 (1963), pp. 124-31. 4. For convenience, only books on baptism are discussed here, though the dates of articles on the subject reflect the same pattern of interest in baptism: intense interest from the early to mid-1940s to mid-1960s, then a falling off of interest, only to be rekindled in the last decade. The many articles can be found in the bibliographies of a number of the books noted below. 5. g. Baptism Today (London: Press and Publications Board of the Church Assembly, 1949); Baptism and Confirmation Today (London: SPCK, 1955); Baptism and Confirmation (London: SPCK, 1959); The Theology of Christian Initiation (London: SPCK, 1948).

Gaumann, Taufe und Ethik: Studien zu Romer 6 (Munich: Chr. Kaiser Verlag, 1967), pp. 41-46; K. Wengst, Christologische Formeln und Liederdes Urchristentums (Gutersloh: Gutersloher Verlagshaus, 1972), pp. G. J. Brill, 1975), pp. 52, 258, 298; U. Schnelle, Gerechtigkeit und Christusgegenwart: Vorpaulinische und paulinische Tauftheologie (Go'ttingen theologische Arbeiten, 24; Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1983), pp. 77-78. 4. Wedderburn's 'Paul and the Hellenistic Mystery-Cults: On Posing the Right Questions' is a good attempt to do just this, although his focus is still entirely on Paul.

Download PDF sample

Rated 5.00 of 5 – based on 31 votes