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Church and Its Mission in the New Testament and Early Christianity (David E Aune) Hardcover Book, (Mohr Siebeck, 2018) 9783161559099
Church and Its Mission in the New Testament and Early Christianity (David E Aune) Hardcover Book, (Mohr Siebeck, 2018) 9783161559099
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Title: Church and Its Mission in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Author: Aune, David E

Additional Authors or Contributors: Reidar Hvalvik (eds)

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck; Publication Date: 2018

Hardcover; ISBN: 9783161559099

Volumes: 1; Pages: 349

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The present volume consists of fifteen essays by colleagues and friends of the late Professor Hans Kvalbein focusing on various aspects of the theme of the church and mission in the New Testament and early Christianity. It also includes a survey of Hans Kvalbein's academic career and scholarship as well as a bibliography of his books and articles. Among the contributions are several related to the question of mission in Acts, while others focus on various texts and topics in the gospels, in Paul, in 1 Peter and Revelation. Some of these interact with Kvalbein's views on aspects of the mission of the early church, such as the understanding of mission in Matthew and the proclamation of the Kingdom of God.

Contents

THE GOSPELS

Jostein Adna: The Mission to Israel and the Nations: The Understanding of Mission in the Gospel of Matthew Reconsidered - Ernst Baasland: Mission and Love of Enemy: Matthew 5:43ff and Luke 6:27-28 ( 2 Clem. 13.3; Diogn. 5) in Its Graeco-Roman Context - Johannes Beutler SJ: Peter on the Way to His Universal Mission in the Gospel of John - Reinhard Feldmeier: Ecclesia peregrinans: Luke's Concept of a Missionary Church

THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES

Volker Gackle: The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God in Acts - Klaus Haacker: Frustrated Plans and Unexpected Outcome: Acts 16:6-8 Re-considered - Rainer Riesner: The Gentile Mission of the Hellenists (Acts 11:19?21) and the Jesus Tradition - Christoph Stenschke: Migration and Mission in the Book of Acts

PAUL

Peder Borgen: Perspectives for Mission: Galatians 3:1-14 in Context - Halvor Moxnes: Who are the Children of Abraham in Romans 4? Retelling the Memory of Abraham "Our Ancestor"

LATER NEW TESTAMENT WRITINGS

David E. Aune: John's Prophetic Commission and the People of the World (Rev 10:8-11) - Torrey Seland: "Like Newborn Infants": The Readers of 1 Peter as Newly Converted Christians?

EARLY CHRISTIANITY

Reidar Hvalvik: Mass Conversions, Persecutions and Church Growth: Critical Reflections on the Rapid Expansion of the Church during the First Three Centuries - Karl Olav Sandnes: Households and the Exodus: A Note on Infant Baptism in the Early Church - Oskar Skarsaune: Mapping 'panta ta ethne' The Geographical Horizon of Early Christian Mission

Reidar Hvalvik: Bibliography of Hans Kvalbein's Scholarly Publications
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