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Title Fourth Ezra and Second Baruch : reconstruction after the fall / edited by Matthias Henze, Gabriele Boccaccini, with the collaboration of Jason M. Zurawski
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 456 pages)
Series Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, 1384-2161 ; volume 164
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 164.
Contents Preface; PART ONE. INTRODUCTION; Matthias Henze -- 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: The Status Quaestionis; PART TWO. 4 EZRA, 2 BARUCH AND PRE-70 CE JEWISH LITERATURE; Devorah Dimant -- 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch in Light of Qumran Literature; Gabriele Boccaccini -- The Evilness of Human Nature in 1 Enoch, Jubilees, Paul, and 4 Ezra: A Second Temple Jewish Debate; PART THREE. PSEUDEPIGRAPHY IN 4 EZRA AND 2 BARUCH; John J. Collins -- Enoch and Ezra; Hindy Najman -- Traditionary Processes and Textual Unity in 4 Ezra; Lorenzo DiTommaso -- Who is the 'I' of 4 Ezra?
PART FOUR. A CLOSE READING OF 4 EZRA AND 2 BARUCHLoren T. Stuckenbruck -- Ezra's Vision of the Lady: Form and Function of a Turning Point; Lutz Doering -- The Epistle of Baruch and Its Role in 2 Baruch; Benjamin E. Reynolds -- The Otherworldly Mediators in 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: A Comparison with Angelic Mediators in Ascent Apocalypses and in Daniel, Ezekiel, and Zechariah; Balazs Tamasi -- Baruch as a Prophet in 2 Baruch; PART FIVE. THE SOCIAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF 4 EZRA AND 2 BARUCH; Lester L. Grabbe -- 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch in Social and Historical Perspective
Pierluigi Piovanelli -- Why Ezra and not Enoch? Rewriting the Script of the First Exile with the Hope for a Prompt Restoration of Zion's FortunesPART SIX. 4 EZRA, 2 BARUCH, AND EARLY CHRISTIANITY; Adela Yarbro Collins -- The Uses of Apocalyptic Eschatology; George W.E. Nickelsburg -- A New Testament Reader's Guide to 2 Baruch: Or a 2 Baruch Reader's Guide to the New Testament; Alexander Toepel -- On a Possible Baptismal Background of 4 Ezra 13:3-6; Eugen J. Pentiuc -- The Nature of the Resurrected Bodies in 2 Baruch and the New Testament
PART SEVEN. 4 EZRA, 2 BARUCH, AND POST-70 CE JEWISH LITERATUREDaniel Boyarin -- Enoch, Ezra, and the Jewishness of High Christology -- Steven D. Fraade -- 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch with the (Dis- ) Advantage of Rabbinic Hindsight; PART EIGHT. THE NACHLEBEN OF 4 EZRA AND 2 BARUCH; Karina Martin Hogan -- The Preservation of 4 Ezra in the Vulgate: Thanks to Ambrose, not Jerome; Liv Ingeborg Lied -- Nachleben and Textual Identity: Variants and Variance in the Reception History of 2 Baruch; Index of Modern Authors; Index of Ancient Sources
Summary This volume covers a wide range of topics around 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch, two Jewish apocalypses of the first century CE, including their place of origin and their similarities with the Qumran literature, with early Rabbinic and with Christian texts
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Bible. Esdras, 2nd -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Esdras, 2nd fast
Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch fast
Subject RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Bible Study Guides.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Henze, Matthias, editor
Boccaccini, Gabriele, 1958- editor.
Zurawski, Jason M., editor
ISBN 9789004258815