By James H. Charlesworth

Resurrection is the important function of the recent testomony gospels and lies on the middle of a lot of Paul's letters to boot. furthermore, the doctrine of the resurrection lies on the center of the Christian church's religion. The essays during this wonderful assortment discover the belief of resurrection because the concept looks not just within the New testomony texts but in addition within the lifeless Sea Scrolls, the pseudepigraphal Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs, and in modern theology. Charlesworth asks the place the concept that of resurrection appears to be like and the methods we all know it, and he additionally examines the idea that of resurrection within the useless Sea Scrolls and the recent testomony. Casey Elledge explores the earliest facts we've got for a idea of a resurrection of the lifeless and investigates the wish for Israel in Judaism and Christianity present in the Testaments. Crenshaw appears to be like on the Hebrew Bible's rules of resurrection, and Hendrikus Boers examines the that means of Christ's resurrections in Paul's writings. W. Waite Willis explores a theology of resurrection.

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