Soteriological concept in the Hebrew Bible or Second Temple lit.

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Milkman | Forum Activity | Posted: Wed, Dec 4 2019 1:56 PM

Can anyone suggest some books on the concept of soteriology either in the Hebrew bible or Second temple literature.

Basically what did 'salvation' mean during these times?

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Denise | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Dec 4 2019 2:36 PM

https://www.logos.com/product/50102 

Gurtner is excellent, and in-depth. Slow-going (even for me ... ha).  You'll find a really interesting 2nd Temple quote, I'll never forget (if you know your Jesus' quotes). It answered a question I had 55 years ago. And the same, my neural net had 45 years later.


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Milkman | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Dec 4 2019 3:32 PM

Yep, I saw that and found it to be something I'd like to sink my teeth into.

Any thoughts on this one?

https://www.logos.com/product/49683/where-is-boasting-early-jewish-soteriology-and-pauls-response-in-romans-1-5

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Denise | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Dec 4 2019 4:33 PM

Well, hopefully someone else will have positive comments. My own opinion, Paul fights a lot of paper tigers ... just guessing, the jewish diaspora (likely more conservative than the homeland), and a gentile perspective (his audience). Then, the scholars swirling around, with this and that.

I'm a big advocate of reading what Jesus actually said ... without filling in the blanks from later enthusiasts. 'Saved' from what?


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