The Resource Resurrection : myth or reality? : a bishop's search for the origins of Christianity, John Shelby Spong

Resurrection : myth or reality? : a bishop's search for the origins of Christianity, John Shelby Spong

Label
Resurrection : myth or reality? : a bishop's search for the origins of Christianity
Title
Resurrection
Title remainder
myth or reality? : a bishop's search for the origins of Christianity
Statement of responsibility
John Shelby Spong
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
PLF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spong, John Shelby
Dewey number
232.5
Index
index present
LC call number
BT481
LC item number
.S66 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Christianity
  • Future life
Label
Resurrection : myth or reality? : a bishop's search for the origins of Christianity, John Shelby Spong
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-307) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Approaching the resurrection. The method called Midrash -- The impact of Easter: a place to begin -- The vehicle of words: an unsteady ship -- pt. 2. Examining the biblical texts. The witness of Paul -- Mark: the kerygma is joined to the sepulcher -- Matthew: polemics enter the tradition -- Luke: the turn toward Gentile understandings -- John: sometimes primitive, sometimes highly developed -- A new starting point -- pt. 3. Interpretive images. The primitive interpretive images -- The atoning sacrifice: the image of the Book of Hebrews -- The suffering servant: the image of 2 Isaiah -- The son of man: the image of the Book of Daniel -- pt. 4. Clues that lead us toward Easter. The first clue: it occurred in Galilee, not in Jerusalem -- The second clue: the primacy of Peter -- The third clue: the common meal -- The fourth clue: the third day, an eschatological symbol -- The fifth clue: the burial tradition as mythology -- pt. 4. Reconstucting the Easter moment. But what did happen? A spectulative reconstruction -- Grounding the speculation in scripture -- Life after death: this I do believe
Control code
ocm37364368
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st HarperCollins pbk. ed.
Extent
xix, 320 p.
Isbn
9780060674298
System control number
(OCoLC)37364368
Label
Resurrection : myth or reality? : a bishop's search for the origins of Christianity, John Shelby Spong
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-307) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Approaching the resurrection. The method called Midrash -- The impact of Easter: a place to begin -- The vehicle of words: an unsteady ship -- pt. 2. Examining the biblical texts. The witness of Paul -- Mark: the kerygma is joined to the sepulcher -- Matthew: polemics enter the tradition -- Luke: the turn toward Gentile understandings -- John: sometimes primitive, sometimes highly developed -- A new starting point -- pt. 3. Interpretive images. The primitive interpretive images -- The atoning sacrifice: the image of the Book of Hebrews -- The suffering servant: the image of 2 Isaiah -- The son of man: the image of the Book of Daniel -- pt. 4. Clues that lead us toward Easter. The first clue: it occurred in Galilee, not in Jerusalem -- The second clue: the primacy of Peter -- The third clue: the common meal -- The fourth clue: the third day, an eschatological symbol -- The fifth clue: the burial tradition as mythology -- pt. 4. Reconstucting the Easter moment. But what did happen? A spectulative reconstruction -- Grounding the speculation in scripture -- Life after death: this I do believe
Control code
ocm37364368
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st HarperCollins pbk. ed.
Extent
xix, 320 p.
Isbn
9780060674298
System control number
(OCoLC)37364368

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