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He That Cometh: The Messiah Concept in the Old Testament and Later Judaism (Sigmund Mowinckel) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2005) 9780802828507
He That Cometh: The Messiah Concept in the Old Testament and Later Judaism (Sigmund Mowinckel) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2005) 9780802828507
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Title: He That Cometh: The Messiah Concept in the Old Testament and Later Judaism

Author: Mowinckel, Sigmund

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 2005

Paperback; ISBN: 9780802828507

Volumes: 1; Pages: 544

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Foreword by John J. CollinsBefore we can understand the message of Jesus, we must have some knowledge of the messianic concepts of his time. This book by Sigmund Mowinckel, one of the premier biblical scholars of the twentieth century, offers the most comprehensive study of messianic thought in the Bible available.Featuring a new foreword by John J. Collins, He That Cometh first explores the antecedents of the term "messiah" in the Old Testament, focusing on the idea of a coming future king in early Jewish eschatology. It then examines the messianic concept as used in later Judaism and in the early church. The book concludes with an impressive discussion of the phrase "Son of Man," the term Jesus himself used to interpret his own messianic mission.ContentsAuthor's Preface to the American EditionTranslator's PrefaceForeword, by John J. CollinsSelect Bibliography on Kingship and Messianism I THE FUTURE KING IN EARLY JEWISH ESCHATOLOGY1. The Term "Messiah" and Its Content1. The Messiah an Eschatological Figure2. The Messiah Originally a Political Figure2. Survey of the Material1. Supposed Messianic Prophecies of Early Date2. The Authentic Messianic Prophecies3. The Ideal of Kingship in Ancient Israel1. The Royal Ideology of the Ancient East2. The Israelite Ideal of Kingship: Yahweh's Anointed4. The Future Hope1. Realized and Unrealized Elements in the Ideal of Kingship2. Specific Applications of the Kingly IdealThe Birth of the Child. Isa. ix, 1-6The Immanuel Prophecy in Isa. viiThe Prophecies about Zerubbabel3. The Source of the Messianic Conceptions5. The Early Jewish Future Hope1. No Pre-prophetic or Prophetic Eschatology2. The Origin of the Jewish Hope of Restoration3. The Religious Basis and Transformation of the Future Hope.Its Connexion with the Experiences and Ideas Associated with the Cult4. The Content of the Future Hope5. From the Hope of Restoration to Eschatology6. The Place of the King in the Future Hope: The Messiah1. The Origin of the Messianic Faith2. The Scion of David3. The Name and Titles of the Future King4. The Scion of David as a Sign of the Restoration of David's Line5. The Kingly Rule of the Scion of David and the Kingly Rule of Yahweh6. The Equipment, Call, and Work of the Future King7. Mythical Elements in the Conception of the King7. The Servant of the Lord1. The Servant SongsFirst SongSecond SongThird SongFourth Song2. The Work of the Servant3. Prophet, not Messiah4. The Historical Background of the Thought of the Servant's Resurrection and the Atoning Significance of His Suffering5. The Historical and Religious Background of the Conception of the Servant6. Is the Servant a Historical Person?7. The Poet-Prophet and His Circle8. Relationship of the Songs to the Messianic IdeaII THE MESSIAH IN LATER JUDAISM8. The Eschatology of Later Judaism1. The Future Hope and Eschatology2. Dualism3. The Influence of Theology4. The Last Things: A. The Earlier Tendency5. The Last Things: B. The Dualistic, Apocalyptic Tendency9. The National Messiah1. Two Conceptions of the Messiah--The National Messiah2. The Messiah a Historical Person3. The Messiah's Descent. The Scion of David. Other Conceptions4. The Names and Titles of the Messiah5. When Will the Messiah Come?6. The Forerunners of the Messiah7. The Day of the Messiah and His Appearing8. The Hidden Messiah9. The Equipment of the Messiah for His Mission10. The Work of the Messiah and His Kingdom11. The Influence of Prophet and Scribe on the Idea of the Messiah12. Was the Messiah an Eternal Individual?13. The Suffering and Death of the Messiah14. The Varying Forms of the Conception of the Messiah15. The Place of the Messiah in Later Judaism10. The Son of Man1. The Meaning of the Phrase2. The Son of Man in Daniel vii and the Older Sources of Daniel3. The Sources4. The Eschatological Character of the Son of Man5. The Son of Man Regarded as the Messiah6. The Name and Titles of the Son of Man7. The Pre-existence of the Son of Man8. The Divine Equipment of the Son of Man9. The Heavenly Community: the King of Paradise10. The Typical, Ideal Man11. The Hidden Secret12. The Epiphany of the Son of Man13. The Judge of the World14. The Son of Man and the Resurrection15. The Deliverance of the Godly16. The Kingdom of the Son of Man17. Atoning Suffering and Death18. The Spread of the Idea of the Son of Man in Judaism19. The Origin of the Conception of the Son of Man20. Is Enoch the Son of Man?21. "The Son of Man" as Used by JesusAdditional NotesList of AbbreviationsBibliographyIndexes1. Index of References(a) Old Testament(b) Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha(c) New Testament2. (d) Rabbinic Passages Index of Authors3. General Index
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