Books Received

Books Received Azar, Michael G., Exegeting the Jews: The Early Reception of the Johannine “Jews” (The Bible in Ancient Christianity 10), Leiden-Boston: Brill 2016, xii +259 pp., isbn 978-90-04-30889-3, € 104 / US$ 135 (hb).—New volume (revised dissertation Fordham University) in the finely devised and beautifully designed series: ‘. . . analyzes the rhetorical function of the Gospel of John’s “Jews” in the earliest surviving full-length expositions of John in Greek: Origen’s Commentary on John (3rd cent.), John Chrysostom’s Homilies on John (4th cent.), and Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John (5th cent.). While scholarship often has portrayed the reception history (Wirkungsgeschichte) of the Gospel’s “Jews” as simply and uniformly anti-Jewish or antisemitic, Azar demonstrates that these three writers primarily read John’s narrative typologically, employing the situation and characters in the Gospel not against contemporary Jews with whom they regularly interacted, but as types of each patristic writer’s own intra-Christian struggle and opponents.’Bishop, Richard W., Johan Leemans, and Hajnalka Tamas (eds.), Preaching after Easter. Mid-Pentecost, Ascension, and Pentecost in Late Antiquity (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae 136), Leiden–Boston: Brill 2016, xviii + 483 pp., isbn 978-90-04-31553-2, € 140 / US$ 181 (hb).—‘The studies . . . examine the festal history and homiletics http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Vigiliae Christianae Brill

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0042-6032
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1570-0720
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10.1163/15700720-12341294
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Azar, Michael G., Exegeting the Jews: The Early Reception of the Johannine “Jews” (The Bible in Ancient Christianity 10), Leiden-Boston: Brill 2016, xii +259 pp., isbn 978-90-04-30889-3, € 104 / US$ 135 (hb).—New volume (revised dissertation Fordham University) in the finely devised and beautifully designed series: ‘. . . analyzes the rhetorical function of the Gospel of John’s “Jews” in the earliest surviving full-length expositions of John in Greek: Origen’s Commentary on John (3rd cent.), John Chrysostom’s Homilies on John (4th cent.), and Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John (5th cent.). While scholarship often has portrayed the reception history (Wirkungsgeschichte) of the Gospel’s “Jews” as simply and uniformly anti-Jewish or antisemitic, Azar demonstrates that these three writers primarily read John’s narrative typologically, employing the situation and characters in the Gospel not against contemporary Jews with whom they regularly interacted, but as types of each patristic writer’s own intra-Christian struggle and opponents.’Bishop, Richard W., Johan Leemans, and Hajnalka Tamas (eds.), Preaching after Easter. Mid-Pentecost, Ascension, and Pentecost in Late Antiquity (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae 136), Leiden–Boston: Brill 2016, xviii + 483 pp., isbn 978-90-04-31553-2, € 140 / US$ 181 (hb).—‘The studies . . . examine the festal history and homiletics

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Vigiliae ChristianaeBrill

Published: Mar 9, 2017

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