Sökning: "Hellenistic philosophy"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 avhandlingar innehållade orden Hellenistic philosophy.

  1. 1. Sharers in Divine Nature : 2 Peter 1:4 in Its Hellenistic Context

    Författare :James M Starr; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Hellenistic philosophy; incorruption; virtue; ethics; participation; knowledge; koinônos; divine nature; Epictetus; Seneca; Stoicism; Plutarch; Philo; Josephus; Old Testament; Paul; 2 Peter; General Epistles; Bible; New Testament; Corpus Hellenisticum; Bibelvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This book offers a theological study of an expression unique in biblical literature concerning the purpose of life: “that you might become sharers in divine nature” (2 Peter 1:4). Following an analysis of the text-immanent features in 2 Peter 1:1—11, the study delineates comparable notions of “sharers in divine nature” in selected writings that were current in the first century and contrasts these with 2 Peter. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Rethinking the Judaism-Hellenism dichotomy : A historiographical case study of Second Peter and Jude

    Författare :Anders Gerdmar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; New testament; 2 Peter; Jude; Judaism; Hellenism; Hellenistic Judaism; Hegelianism; historiography; dichotomy; Semitisms; rhetorical criticism; midrash; aggadah; Jewish Pseudepigrapha; apocalypticism; cosmology; ethos; soteriology; 1 Enoch; 4 Ezra; Qumran; angelomorphic christology; 2 Peter 1:4; Jewish mysticism; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; New Testament Exegesis; nya testamentets exegetik;

    Sammanfattning : Since the beginning of modern New Testament exegesis, the Judaism-Hellenism dichotomy has been influential as a heuristic tool. However, the concept of Hellenism is ambiguous and its historiographical foundation needs rethinking, having been formed out of Hegelian idealism with a Christian bias. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Jews and Gentiles in Early Jewish Novels

    Författare :Hedvig Larsson; Tord Fornberg; Anders Hultgård; Angela Standhartinger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Judaism; Hellenistic period; novels; Jews and non-Jews; type scenes; irony; idol-parody; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with Jewish novels from the late Persian, Hellenistic and early Roman periods. The five texts chosen for this study are the Books of Ruth, Judith, Esther, Daniel and Joseph & Aseneth. Focus is on how the Jewish narrators describe non-Jews and non-Jewish religion, and on the relations between Jews and non-Jews. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Origins of the Synagogue : A Socio-Historical Study

    Författare :Anders Runesson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ritual; archaeology; city gate; secondary state; Nehemiah; Ezra; Deuteronomy; ideology; Babylonia; Egypt; Palestine; cult centralisation; Artaxerxes I; Darius; Cyrus; administration; Persian imperial politics; origin; church; temple; Synagogue; proseuche; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Sammanfattning : In the first century CE, synagogues existed not only in the land of Israel but in all parts of the Roman Empire where Jews lived. Although incorporating a number of activities, the most characteristic features of this institution were the public reading and teaching of torah, making the synagogue an unparalleled institution in the ancient world. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Hermetic Piety of the Mind : A Semiotic and Cognitive Study of the Discourse of Hermes Trismegistos

    Författare :J. Peter Södergård; Anders Hultgård; Jörgen Podemann Sörensen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of religions; Religionshistoria; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : The present work explores how the concept mind is used in the discourse of Hermes Trismegistos for the bringing forth of a Hermetic piety of mind, which culminates in mystical vision and in the divinization of the initiand. In focus are some constitutive elements of a religious discourse stemming from Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, and which has survived largely in the form of spiritually instructive dialogues, written in the name of Hermes Trismegistos or in the names of those associated with him. LÄS MER