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Author Palu, Ma'afu, author

Title Jesus and time : an interpretation of Mark 1.15 / Ma'afu Palu
Published London : Continuum International Publishing, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (319 pages) : illustrations
Series Library of New Testament studies ; 468
Library of New Testament studies ; 468.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Jesus' conception of time in Biblical scholarship -- 3. Understanding the time-word in Mark 1.15: a history of interpretation -- 4. Jesus' understanding of time in Mark 1.15 against its Jewish background -- 5. Jesus' understanding of time in Mark 1.15: exegetical-theological observations -- 6. The beginning of the fulfilment of time -- 7. Jesus' conception of time in Mark 1.15: observations from Mark's gospel -- 8. From Jesus to Paul: time conceptions from within a common eschatalogical framework -- 9. Conclusion: time as the promise of the Kingdom
Summary This work offers an examination of Jesus conception of time on the basis of Mark 1.15. Palu contends that the background which makes Mark 1.15 most intelligible is Gods covenant with day and night which is established in the act of creation, specified in prophetic eschatology, and developed inSecond Temple literature; it is God's commitment to give day and night in their appointed time, promising the restoration of Israel under David's offspring. On the basis of recent developments in scholarly literature concerning the Greek verbal aspect, this study argues that the perfect verbs in Mark 1.15 d
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Bible. Gospels -- Theology
Bible. Mark -- Theology
Bible. Gospels.
Bible. Mark.
Time -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Spiritual Growth.
RELIGION -- Christian Ministry -- Discipleship.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- Quotations.
Time -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780567049636