Item description for The Corruption And Redemption of Creation: Nature in Romans 8:19-22 And Jewish Apocalyptic Literature (Library of New Testament Studies) by Harry Alan Hahne...
Nature plays an important and often neglected role in Jewish apocalypses. Most Second Temple Jewish apocalypses (ca. 200 BC - AD 100) do not oppose the material world, but view nature as damaged by human and angelic sin. Rather than expecting God to destroy the world, many look forward to God's dramatic eschatological deliverance of nature from corruption. Although Romans 8:19-22 was not written in the genre of an apocalypse, it shares the basic apocalyptic world view. The Apostle Paul follows that stream of apocalyptic thought that looks forward to the transformation of creation by an eschatological divine act, the reversal of the damage caused by sin, and the perfection of nature to share glory with redeemed humanity. A comparison of nature in Jewish apocalypses and Romans 8:19-22 reveals important insights into the theology of early Judaism and its influence on early Christian thought.
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Studio: T. & T. Clark Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 23, 2007
Publisher T. & T. Clark Publishers
ISBN 0567030555 ISBN13 9780567030559
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More About Harry Alan Hahne
Harry Hahne is Associate Professor of New Testament at Golden Gate Baptist theological Seminary, Arizona, USA.
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