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Coping with violence in the New Testament

Pieter De Villiers

Coping with violence in the New Testament

by Pieter De Villiers

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible,
  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Violence,
  • Christianity,
  • Congresses,
  • Violence in the Bible

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Pieter G.R. de Villiers and Jan Willem van Henten
    SeriesStudies in theology and religion -- v. 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2545.V55 C67 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078579M
    ISBN 109789004221048
    LC Control Number2011042158

    Violence in the Bible: Greatest Hits 12/26/ pm ET For many, the Bible (both the Hebrew Bible [aka the Old Testament for Christians] and the New Testament) is . Theology: New Testament Studies: eBooks This subject guide offers resources and library services on the New Testament. Please evaluate material on web .

      In a sentence, because the Old Testament is a history book with some advice thrown in and the New Testament is an advice book with some history thrown in. I always say description is not prescription. What does that mean? It means that just becaus.   However, there is hope. Here are three general principles to help us understand God’s violence in the Old Testament. God was Creating a New People. Here’s a short history lesson: God created the nation of Israel from one man in the Ancient Near East: Abraham. His descents were to be a “holy people,” set apart by God.

    Over the centuries, New Testament texts have inspired both peace activism and violence towards others. Most Christians, including New Testament scholars, continue to find peace at the core of these scriptures, and consider that the use of violence misrepresents basic Christian by: Isaiah - For I, the Lord, love justice,I hate robbery in the burnt offering;And I will faithfully give them their recompenseAnd make an everlasting covenant with them.


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Coping with violence in the New Testament by Pieter De Villiers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Violence is present in the very heart of religion and its sacred traditions – also of Christianity and the Bible. The problem, however, is not only that violence is ingrained in the mere existence of religions with their sacred traditions.

It is See More. E-Book (PDF). Similar Items. Coping with violence in the New Testament Published: () ; Violence in the New Testament / Published: () The moral vision of the New Testament: community, cross, new creation: a contemporary introduction to New Testament ethics / by: Hays, Richard B.

Published: (). Coping with Violence in the New Testament. Journal of Early Christian History: Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. Author: Christoph Stenschke. / Francois Tolmie --A godfighter becomes a fighter for God / Rob van Houwelingen --Jesus and violence: an ideological-critical reading of the tenants in Mark and Thomas 65 / Ernest van Eck --The use of violence in punishing adultery in biblical texts: (Deuteronomy and John ) / Wim J.C.

Weren --Violence in a gospel of. Coping with Violence in the New Testament de Villiers, Pieter G.R. and Jan Willem van Henten, editors Leiden: Brill, pp. x + $ Series Information Studies in Theology and Religion, Description: Violence is present in the very heart of religion and its sacred traditions – also of Christianity and the Bible.

The problem. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

@inproceedings{VilliersCopingWV, title={Coping with violence in the New Testament}, author={P. De Villiers and Jan Willem van Henten}, year={} } Preface Jan Willem van Henten (University of Amsterdam, University of Stellenbosch), Pieter G.R.

de Villiers (University of the Free State) Part I. Get this from a library. Coping with violence in the new testament. [Pieter De Villiers; Jan Willem Van Henten;] -- The present publication aims to contribute to the recent scholarly debate about the interconnections between violence and monotheistic religions by analysing the role of violence in the New Testament.

Jesus and Violence: An Ideological-Critical Reading of the Tenants in Mark –12 and Thomas 65 The Use of Violence in Punishing Adultery in Cited by: 1.

But what can briefly be said is, 1) not everything that happened in Old Testament times was condoned by God; 2) some of the violence in the Old Testament was protection against hostile powers, and the judgement of God; 3) the nation of Israel in the Old Testament was a theocracy, and all that changed by the time we get to the New Testament; and.

Coping with violence in the New Testament / Published: () Women in the New Testament: questions and commentary / by: Thurston, Bonnie Bowman. Published: () New Testament ethics: the legacies of Jesus and Paul / by: Matera, Frank J.

Published: (). Violence» The reward for violence Hosea Listen to the word of the LORD, O sons of Israel, For the LORD has a case against the inhabitants of the land, Because there is no faithfulness or kindness Or knowledge of God in the land.

"Violence in the New Testament and the Roman Empire: Ambivalence, Othering, Agency" published on 01 Jan by by: 6. Coping with Violence in the New Testament is Volume 16 in the Studies in Theology and Religion (STAR) series edited on behalf of the Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion (NOSTER).

It contains twelve essays that emerged from a conference on the topic of violence in the New Testament that was held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, January. Eric A. Seibert faces these challenges head-on, offering perspectives on the roles human and divine violence play in different parts of the Old Testament, evaluating the biblical presentation of "virtuous violence," and proposing strategies for reading the Bible out of a commitment to by: 6.

"At a time of growing concerns about religion and violence manyChristians have exempted their tradition from much-needed scrutiny.

Thedistinguished contributors to Violence in the New Testament remind us that violent themes and expectations lie at the heart of the New Testament and need to be understood and challenged." -Jack Nelson-PallmeyerCited by:   “Violence in the Old Testament” may refer generally to the Old Testament’s descriptions of God or human beings killing, destroying, and doing physical harm.

As part of the activity of God, violence may include the results of divine judgment, such as God’s destruction of “all flesh” in the flood story (Gen. ) or God raining fire and brimstone on Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen.

–25).Author: Jerome F. Creach. violence and the gospel the teachings ofthe old testament the new testament and the book of mormon edwin brown firmage introduction A united nations study estimates that the direct effects of an all out nuclear exchange the initial blasts the consequent radiation and the ensuing fires would kill llli1 billion people I1 beyond those direct effects indirect radiation related effects would Cited by: 1.

A very interesting analysis of the references to peace and violence within the New Testament. Desjardins complicates the simplistic pictures of the New Testament as a completely peaceful and peace-advocating document, and forces us to come to grips with condoned violence (including psychological violence) by Jesus and other figures within the New Testament.4/5.

Coping with Violence in the New Testament. Leiden: Brill. Keel, Othmar. Feinde und Gottesleugner. 93– in Studien zum Image der Widersacher in den Individualpsalmen.

SBM 7. Stuttgart: Verlag Katholi-sches Bibelwerk. Schwartz, Regina M. The Curse of Cain: The Violent Legacy of Monotheism. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Description: Asking about violence rather than peace is to come at the New Testament with a specific set of concerns growing out of a public discourse that has raised the issues of violence to new levels of urgency.

While violence may not be as central a concern to the writers of the New Testament as is peace, it opens up avenues of analysis and reflection that shed important light on the New Testament.Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them.

And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

While much work has been done on the role of Jews in the crucifixion of Jesus in post-Holocaust biblical scholarship, the question of violence in subsequent community formation remains largely unexamined.

New Testament passages suggesting that early Christ-believers were violently persecuted--the "stone throwing" passages from John, the "persecuted from town to town" passages .