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Knowledge and the coming kingdom [electronic resource] : the Didache's meal ritual and its place in early Christianity / by Jonathan Schwiebert.

By: Schwiebert, Jonathan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: 373.Publisher: London : T & T Clark, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xii, 278 p.).ISBN: 9780567130891 (electronic bk.); 0567130894 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Didache | Sacred meals | Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 | Religion | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Rituals & Practice -- Sacraments | Didache | Kultmahl | Rezeption | Fr�uhchristentum | Geschichte 100-350Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Knowledge and the coming kingdom.DDC classification: 265/.9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgements; Bibliographical Abbreviations; Abbreviations of Ancient Sources; Preface; 1. RITUAL AND HISTORY OF AN IDIOSYNCRATIC TRADITION; Accounting for the Didache; Ritual and History: A Marriage Proposal; PART I: DIDACHE 9-10 AS RITUAL; 2. THE LAST SUPPER TRADITION; 3. THE LOGIC OF THE DIDACHE'S MEAL RITUAL; 4. THE DIDACHE'S MEAL RITUAL AND THE LAST SUPPER TRADITION; PART II: THE DIDACHE'S MEAL RITUAL IN HISTORY; 5. THE ORIGINAL MILIEU OF DIDACHE 9-10; 6. RITUAL DYNAMICS IN THE DIDACHE'S TRADITIONS.
Summary: Knowledge and the Coming Kingdom is a study of the meal prayers of Didache 9-10. The opening chapters pursue a sustained argument regarding the relationship between the Didache's meal ritual and the well-known tradition of Jesus' final meal. The central goal of this argument is to clarify that the silence of the Didache's prayers regarding Jesus' sacrificial death is neither trivial nor the result of textual accident, but is instead tied up with how this ritual works as a ritual. Schwiebert aims to counter a weighty tradition of reading the Didache's testimony in light of the New Testament acc.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-267) and index.

Acknowledgements; Bibliographical Abbreviations; Abbreviations of Ancient Sources; Preface; 1. RITUAL AND HISTORY OF AN IDIOSYNCRATIC TRADITION; Accounting for the Didache; Ritual and History: A Marriage Proposal; PART I: DIDACHE 9-10 AS RITUAL; 2. THE LAST SUPPER TRADITION; 3. THE LOGIC OF THE DIDACHE'S MEAL RITUAL; 4. THE DIDACHE'S MEAL RITUAL AND THE LAST SUPPER TRADITION; PART II: THE DIDACHE'S MEAL RITUAL IN HISTORY; 5. THE ORIGINAL MILIEU OF DIDACHE 9-10; 6. RITUAL DYNAMICS IN THE DIDACHE'S TRADITIONS.

Knowledge and the Coming Kingdom is a study of the meal prayers of Didache 9-10. The opening chapters pursue a sustained argument regarding the relationship between the Didache's meal ritual and the well-known tradition of Jesus' final meal. The central goal of this argument is to clarify that the silence of the Didache's prayers regarding Jesus' sacrificial death is neither trivial nor the result of textual accident, but is instead tied up with how this ritual works as a ritual. Schwiebert aims to counter a weighty tradition of reading the Didache's testimony in light of the New Testament acc.

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