Maarten J.J. Menken's 2 Thessalonians: Facing the End with Sobriety (New Testament PDF

By Maarten J.J. Menken

ISBN-10: 0415095042

ISBN-13: 9780415095044

During this lucid disclose the second one letter to the Thessalonians is approached from a old point of view. The letter is learn as a part of a strategy of verbal exchange among its sender and the unique addressees, making it available to the fashionable reader.
2 Thessalonians features a translation of the quick Greek textual content; an old exam of the letter's style, authorship and non secular milieu; an advent to apocalyptic eschatology and an intensive observation at the letter.
Maarten Menken's booklet will attract theologians, ministers of faith, scholars of theology and all these drawn to religious study.

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11, is a likely candidate. 2), but for the Thessalonian Christians, there is no reason for fear: ‘But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness, so that the day would surprise you like a thief; for you are all children of the light and children of the day. 4–5). 9–10). People who were convinced that the day of the Lord had already come could easily appeal to this passage. 1–11: had not Paul himself said that for Christians, the night has already passed, and that they belong to the day and to salvation?

The attribution to Paul was generally accepted until the beginning of the nineteenth century. E. Chr. Schmidt published his ‘Vermutungen über die beiden Briefe an die Thessalonicher’ (Schmidt’s text can be found in Trilling 1972:159–61). 1–12, and concluded that the latter passage was a subsequent insertion into a Pauline letter. After Schmidt, others drew from the observation of differences in eschatology the conclusion that 2 Thessalonians in its entirety had not been written by Paul, but by another writer under Paul’s name in the time after Paul.

First of all, the view of the ‘last things’ is frequently coupled in the apocalypses with a view of the preceding history. In Daniel 7, for instance, the four beasts represent history up to the time of writing of the apocalypse, which is the time of the persecution of the Jews under the Syrian King Antiochus Epiphanes (175–164 BCE) and his desecration of the temple in Jerusalem (168 BCE); the destruction of the fourth beast and the giving of the kingdom to the saints of the Most High are still expected to happen in the very near future.

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