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John among the apocalypses : Jewish apocalyptic tradition and the "apocalyptic" gospel / Benjamin E. Reynolds.

Author/Creator:
Reynolds, Benjamin E., 1977- author.
Publication:
Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, New York : Oxford University Press, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (272 pages) : illustrations (colour).
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford scholarship online
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Subjects:
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.
Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism.
Apocryphal books (Old Testament).
Bible. John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
'John Among the Apocalypses' explains John's distinctive narrative of Jesus's life by comparing it to Jewish apocalypses and highlighting the central place of revelation in the Gospel. By engaging with modern genre theory, Reynolds reveals surprising similarities of form, content, and function between John's Gospel and Jewish apocalypses.
Notes:
This edition also issued in print: 2020.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-231) and indexes.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-182682-0
0-19-108707-6
0-19-108708-4