By Tod Linafelt
BbWhat function may possibly the recent testomony have performed within the cultural background of anti-Semitism that culminated within the Holocaust? and the way has the Holocaust in flip affected the way in which we read-or may still read-the founding textual content of Christianity? even supposing the philosophical, moral, and theological implications of the Holocaust have bought a lot cognizance lately, its implications for our practices of biblical interpretation have long past principally unexplored. In A Shadow of Glory one of the most renowned modern students in religious study and Jewish studies-both Christian and Jewish, American and European-lay the basis for a brand new post-Holocaust hermeneutics.
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12. Gerhard Kummel, The New Testament: The Historyof the Investigation of its Problems, trans. S. Mclean Gilmour and H. C. Kee (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1972), 142-143; Baird 258-269. 13. Ferdinand Christian Baur, Die sogenannten Pastoralbriefe desApostles Paulus aufs neue krtisch untersucht(Stuttgart and Tubingen: J. G. Cotta, 1835). 14. Martin Dibelius and Hans Conzelmann, The Pastoral Epistles, trans. " 15. Rudolph Bultmann, Theology of the New Testament, Vol. 2, trans. Kendrick Grobel (New York: Scribners, 1955), 186.
Grundmann's formulations did not stem from any original research on his part; rather, he was able to draw on existing arguments published by other scholars. IS Lohmeyer argued for a two-site eschatology, a son of man eschatology that developed in the Gentile Galilee and a messiah eschatology that developed in Jewish Judea. E. was a well-known fact. Modern scholars, however, were confronted by a myth of an Aryan Galilee that became popular among German nationalists seeking to purge Jesus of any Jewish associations.
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