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Kingdom of God and the Son of Man A Study in the History of Religion

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ISBN-10: 0227173104

ISBN-13: 9780227173107

Edition: 2011

Authors: Rudolf Otto

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Written by one of the most distinguished German theologians of the 20th century, this is a masterful study of the person and work of Jesus.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: James Clarke Company, Limited
Publication date: 7/29/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 407
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Notes to the English Editions
The Kingdom of God in Christ's Preaching
The Antecedents of Jesus' Preaching of the Kingdom
Introduction
The Aryan Line of Development: The Kingdom of Asura
The Israelite and Jewish Line of Development: The 'Malkuth Yahweh'
The Kingdom of God as Preached by Jesus
Characteristics of Jesus' Preaching of the Kingdom
Concerning the Eschatological Type and its Essential Irrationality
The Original Element in Jesus' Preaching of the Kingdom as Compared with the Message and Person of John the Baptist
Theses
The Kingdom of Heaven Replaces the Day of Yahweh
The Kingdom of God at Hand as a Redemptive Realm of Salvation and as 'Dynamis'
The Contrast between the Person and Message of Jesus and the Person and Message of John
The Literary Treatment of Jesus' Pronouncements on the Inbreaking Kingdom
Detailed Consideration of the Message that the Kingdom Is at Hand
The Kingdom of God Expels the Kingdom of Satan
The Kingdom of God Exercises its Force
God's Seed, not Man's Deed.-The Mystery Implied by the words 'Of Itself'
The Mustard Seed, the Leaven, the Net, the Treasure in the Field, the Pearl of Great Price
The Kingdom of God Is in Your Midst
The Power to See the Mystery of the Kingdom of God as Already Present
Hidden, That It May Become Manifest
The Reasons for the Eclipse and Disappearance of the Idea of the Kingdom as Dawning Already
Conclusion
The Kingdom of God and the Son of Man
Jesus as the Eschatological Redeemer and as Distinguished from all Mere Prophets and as Integral to the Eschatological Order Itself
Jesus' Consciousness of Mission Regarded Apart from its Messianic Dress
The Necessity of a Messianic Conception
The Son of Man and the Book of Enoch
Enoch Himself as the Son of Man
Jesus' Messianic Utterances and Attitudes
Jesus' Designation of Himself as the Son of Man
Jesus' Designation of Himself as the Son of Man instead of the Simple Expression 'I'
He That Is to Be Exalted
The New 'Didache': The Messiah Who Saves through Suffering
The Son of Man as the Suffering Servant of God
The Ideas Associated with the Term 'Lutron'
Christ's Last Supper as the Consecration of the Disciples for entrance into the Kingdom of God
The New Testament Accounts of Christ's Last Supper
The Original Account
The Category of Christ's Action at the Last Supper
The Eschatological Cup of Blessing
The 'Diatheke' of a Looking Forward to the Kingdom of God
The Word of Institution at the Distribution of the Bread: Christ not the Food of the Soul, but Broken in Death
The Special Category of Christ's Action with the Bread
The Acted Prediction, Typified by the Prophetic Oth
Effective Representation with the Aim of Giving Participation in the Thing Represented
The Associations of Sacramental Eating
Summary of Results
The Later Developments, Alterations, and Dislocations of Meaning
Conclusion
The Kingdom of God and the 'Charisma'
The Charismatic Type
Christ Himself Primarily Charismatic
The Gift of Healing and Exorcism
Charismatic Preaching and the Distinguishing of Spirits
The 'Charisma' of Prophecy: Other Charismatic Traits
Charismatic 'Apparitio': Christ's Walking on the Sea
Conclusion
Appendices
Windisch on the Pneumatic Character of Christ
Literary Comparison between the Preaching of Jesus and the Book of Enoch
The Enoch Tradition in the Formation of Legend in the Primitive Church
Son of Man and Primordial Man
No One Knows the Father Save Only the Son
Gnostic Elements in Enoch's Apocalyptic
Index of Names
Reference Index