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Title A kind of magic : understanding magic in the New Testament and its religious environment / edited by Michael Labahn and Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte.
Imprint London ; New York : T & T Clark, 2007.

Series Library of New Testament studies ; 306. European studies on Christian origins
T & T Clark library of biblical studies
T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Library of New Testament studies ; 306.
Library of New Testament studies. European studies on Christian origins.
Subject Magic -- Religious aspects.
Magic -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Magic, Ancient.
Magic -- Biblical teaching.
Alt Name Labahn, Michael.
Lietaert Peerbolte, L. J.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 208 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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 Holmen -- 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.
From μαγ́εια 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 Holmen -- Jesus the exorcist and ancient magic / Graham H. Twelftree -- ́Μαγοι : 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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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
English.
ISBN 9780567629555 (electronic bk.)
0567629554 (electronic bk.)
128320133X
9781283201339
056703075X
9780567030757
9786613201331
6613201332
OCLC # 741691420
Additional Format Print version: Kind of magic. London ; New York : T & T Clark, 2007 056703075X (DLC) 2007278448 (OCoLC)85812058



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