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A kind of magic [electronic resource] : understanding magic in the New Testament and its religious environment / edited by Michael Labahn and Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte.

Contributor(s): Labahn, Michael | Lietaert Peerbolte, L. J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: T & T Clark library of biblical studies: ; Library of New Testament studies: 306.; Library of New Testament studiesEuropean studies on Christian origins: Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 208 p.).ISBN: 9780567629555 (electronic bk.); 0567629554 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Magic -- Religious aspects | Magic -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Magic, Ancient | Magic -- Biblical teaching | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Nieuwe Testament | Magie | J�esus-Christ -- Et la magie | Bible. N.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Magie juive | Magie antique | Neues Testament | Bibel | Magie | ZeithintergrundGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Kind of magic.DDC classification: 226.067 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
From [mageia] to magic : envisaging a problematic concept in the study of religion / Daria Pezzoli Olgiatti -- Magic in the ancient world and African culture / Emmanuel O. Nwaoru -- Jesus and magic : theodicean perspectives to the issue / Tom Holm�en -- Jesus the exorcist and ancient magic / Graham H. Twelftree -- [Magoi] : astrologers, ecstatics, deceitful prophets : New Testament understanding in Jewish and pagan context / Michael Becker -- Magic in the Book of Acts / Stanley E. Porter -- Magic from before the dawn of time : understanding magic in the Old Testament : a shift in paradigm (Deuteronomy 18:9-14 and beyond) / Ann Jeffers -- Catalogue of spirits, liturgical manuscript with angelological content, incantation? : reflections on the character of a fragment from Qumran (4Q230 1), with appendix, edition of the fragments of IAA #114 / Eibert Tigchelaar -- The daughters of Medea : enchanting women in the Graeco-Hellenistic world / Christiane Kunst -- Fascinating but forbidden? : magic in Rome / Ulrike Riemer -- The great magical papyrus of Paris (PGM IV) and the Bible / Pieter W. van der Horst -- The Eighth Book of Moses (PLeid. J 395) : Hellenistic Jewish influence in a pagan magical papyrus / Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte.
Summary: This collection of articles by distinguished scholars and experts in their particular fields of research is introduced by a chapter dealing with general matters of the current hermeneutics of magic: what is the nature of magic and what is the understanding of magic in the Western world-view and what - for instance - in the African world? Centered around studies on Jesus and magic the second part contains studies on the use of the term magic in the New Testament and especially in Acts. The third section broadens the understanding of magic through selected case studies in different approaches to.
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"This volume offers a collection of essays, earlier versions of which have been presented in the Early Christianity between Judaism and Hellenism seminar of the European Association of Biblical Studies during its Annual Meeting in Groningen, July 2004"--P. [vii].

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

880-01 From [mageia] to magic : envisaging a problematic concept in the study of religion / Daria Pezzoli Olgiatti -- Magic in the ancient world and African culture / Emmanuel O. Nwaoru -- Jesus and magic : theodicean perspectives to the issue / Tom Holm�en -- Jesus the exorcist and ancient magic / Graham H. Twelftree -- [Magoi] : astrologers, ecstatics, deceitful prophets : New Testament understanding in Jewish and pagan context / Michael Becker -- Magic in the Book of Acts / Stanley E. Porter -- Magic from before the dawn of time : understanding magic in the Old Testament : a shift in paradigm (Deuteronomy 18:9-14 and beyond) / Ann Jeffers -- Catalogue of spirits, liturgical manuscript with angelological content, incantation? : reflections on the character of a fragment from Qumran (4Q230 1), with appendix, edition of the fragments of IAA #114 / Eibert Tigchelaar -- The daughters of Medea : enchanting women in the Graeco-Hellenistic world / Christiane Kunst -- Fascinating but forbidden? : magic in Rome / Ulrike Riemer -- The great magical papyrus of Paris (PGM IV) and the Bible / Pieter W. van der Horst -- The Eighth Book of Moses (PLeid. J 395) : Hellenistic Jewish influence in a pagan magical papyrus / Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte.

This collection of articles by distinguished scholars and experts in their particular fields of research is introduced by a chapter dealing with general matters of the current hermeneutics of magic: what is the nature of magic and what is the understanding of magic in the Western world-view and what - for instance - in the African world? Centered around studies on Jesus and magic the second part contains studies on the use of the term magic in the New Testament and especially in Acts. The third section broadens the understanding of magic through selected case studies in different approaches to.

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