By Sigmund Mowinckel
Foreword by means of John J. Collins Translated by means of G. W. Anderson ahead of we will be able to comprehend the message of Jesus, we should have a few wisdom of the messianic suggestions of his time. He That Cometh via Sigmund Mowinckel deals the main finished examine to be had of messianic inspiration within the Bible. that includes the following a brand new retrospective foreword by way of John J. Collins, He That Cometh first explores the antecedents of the time period Messiah within the previous testomony, targeting the belief of a coming destiny king in early Jewish eschatology. It then examines the messianic thought as utilized in later Judaism and within the early church. The e-book concludes with a powerful dialogue of the word Son of guy, the time period Jesus himself used to interpret his personal messianic challenge. each pupil of biblical background and theology can revenue immensely from a cautious research of this huge paintings. Mowinckels exhaustive documentation and his complete analyses of either scriptural assets and smooth scholarship have earned for this quantity a excessive status between reports of Jewish and Christian notion.
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Also includes chapters on messianism in the Hebrew Bible and on the Son of Man figure. Cross, Frank Moore. Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1973. Primarily a discussion of the influence of Canaanite traditions on the Hebrew Bible. Includes important discussion of Israelite royal ideology. Day, John, ed. King and Messiah in Israel and the Ancient Near East. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement 270. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic, 1998. Wide-ranging collection of essays on royal ideology in the ancient Near East and ancient Israel, and on messianism in Second Temple Judaism.
Xxxviii, 1919-20, pp. 87ff. St. II, pp. , and proved in detail by Engnell in Divine Kingship. T. xliii, 1942, pp. ; Prophecy and Tradition, pp. 36ff. Isa. ; J e r . xvii, 25; xxiii, 5f. ; χχχ, g, 2 i ; Ezek. ; xxxvii, 2 2 - 5 ; Hos. ; Amos ix, 11; Mic. iv, 8; v, 1 - 3 ; Zech. ix, 9f. 1 T h e decision which of these passages belongs to the pre-exilic age is i m p o r t a n t , not only for a survey of the p r o b a b l e historical development of the Messianic faith, b u t also for the solution of a m a j o r p r o b l e m which has been discussed d u r i n g the past generation or more, namely the age a n d origin of the Messianic faith.
Below, pp. , and Additional Notes IV and VII. 2 istic o f j e w i s h Messianic theology. L a t e r this figure of Zechariah's b e c a m e a technical Messianic term, at once veiled a n d allusive, after the fashion of the later eschatology a n d apocalyptic. T h e above-mentioned passages in J e r e m i a h , a n d p r o b a b l y also Isa. xi, io, are thus d e p e n d e n t on Z e c h a r i a h a n d later t h a n his time. 1 As we shall see below (p. 161), it is possible t h a t Isa. xi, 1 - 9 also dates back to Z e c h a r i a h ' s time.