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The solution to the 'son of man' problem [electronic resource] / Maurice Casey.

By: Casey, Maurice.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 359 p.).ISBN: 9780567140494 (electronic bk.); 0567140490 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Son of Man -- History of doctrines | Bible N.T. Son of Man | Bible. N.T. John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Son of Man | Religion | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology | Menschensohn | TheologieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Solution to the 'son of man' problem.DDC classification: 232 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The opening chapter surveys the history of scholarship regarding the problematic use of the phrase 'son of man' in the New Testament. It also explains why this problem could not be solved until recently. Casey then presents the relevant Aramaic evidence. He offers a careful discussion of the use of the Aramaic term 'son of man' in the light of over 30 examples of the use of this term by speakers who are referring to themselves. Chapters 4-9 discuss authentic examples of this idiom in the teaching of Jesus, with Aramaic reconstructions of each saying. All but one of these sayings is found in Ma.
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Originally published: 2007.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-344) and indexes.

The opening chapter surveys the history of scholarship regarding the problematic use of the phrase 'son of man' in the New Testament. It also explains why this problem could not be solved until recently. Casey then presents the relevant Aramaic evidence. He offers a careful discussion of the use of the Aramaic term 'son of man' in the light of over 30 examples of the use of this term by speakers who are referring to themselves. Chapters 4-9 discuss authentic examples of this idiom in the teaching of Jesus, with Aramaic reconstructions of each saying. All but one of these sayings is found in Ma.

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