Perspectives on Our Father Abraham: Essays in Honor of Marvin R. Wilson

Roger J. Green, Edwin Yamauchi, John N. Oswalt, Ted Hildebrandt, Steven A. Hunt, Elaine A. Phillips, Gordon D. Fee, William B. Barcley, Roy E. Ciampa, David L. Mathewson, David J. Zucker, David Klatzker, Lauren F. Winner, Mark L. Sargent, A. James Rudin, JoAnn G. Magnuson, and Rebecca Gates Brinton

Perspectives on Our Father Abraham: Essays in Honor of Marvin R. Wilson
Perspectives on Our Father Abraham: Essays in Honor of Marvin R. Wilson

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Marvin R. Wilson has devoted much of his life to bringing Jews and Christians into dialogue with one another. His seminal text, Our Father Abraham — perhaps more than any other book — has clearly shown a generation of Christians the Jewish roots of their faith.

Perspectives on Our Father Abraham is a collection of thoughtful articles honouring Marvin Wilson on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday. Nineteen Jewish and Christian scholars — friends of his and experts in their own fields — here offer various studies related to the patriarch Abraham. Readers will profit from these engaging, even ground-breaking, studies of Abraham both in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures and in other ancient and contemporary traditions.

More than simply a Festschrift, this book encompasses a uniquely broad range of traditions having to do with Abraham. It also succeeds in the task that Wilson has always encouraged — bringing Jews and Christians together in fruitful dialogue.

  • Table of Contents
  • Foreword - R. Judson Carlberg
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors

  • The Life and Legacy of Marvin R. Wilson - Roger J. Green

  • ABRAHAM IN THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES
    • Abraham and Archaeology: Anachronisms or Adaptations? - Edwin M. Yamauchi
    • Abraham's Experience of Yahweh: An Argument for the Historicity of the Patriarchal Narrative - John N. Oswalt
    • A Song of Our Father Abraham: Psalm 105 - Ted Hildebrandt
    • Abraham in Exile - H. G. M. Williamson


  • ABRAHAM IN THE CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES
    • And the Word Became Flesh---Again? Jesus and Abraham in John 8:31-59 - Steven A. Hunt
    • "The Tomb That Abraham Had Purchased" (Acts 7:16) - Elaine Phillips
    • Who Are Abraham's True Children? The Role of Abraham in Pauline Argumentation - Gordon D. Fee
    • The Law and the Promise: God's Covenant with Abraham in Pauline Perspective - William B. Barcley
    • Abraham and Empire in Galatians - Roy E. Ciampa
    • Abraham, the Father of Many Nations in the Book of Revelation - David Mathewson


  • ABRAHAM AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: THE DIALOGUE CONTINUES
    • "They Are Loved on Account of the Patriarchs": Zekhut Avot and the Covenant with Abraham - Elaine Phillips
    • Sarah: The View of the Classical Rabbis - David J. Zucker
    • "Go to the Root of Your Own Life": Some Contemporary Jewish Readings of the Abraham Saga - David Klatzker
    • Elizabeth Boush's "Sacrifice of Isaac": An Eighteenth-Century Object Lesson for Today's Church - Lauren F. Winner
    • Our Brother Abraham: The "Sacrifice" in Films by Tarkovsky and Majidi - Mark L. Sargent
    • Evangelicals and Jews: The Unfinished Agenda - A. James Rudin
    • Following Abraham into the Twenty-first Century: Building Christian-Jewish Relations Today - JoAnn G. Magnuson
    • "The Other Woman": A Collaborative Jewish-Christian Study of Hagar - Rebecca Gates Brinton


Pages: 397
Publisher: Eerdmans
Published: 2012
ISBN-10: 080286953X
ISBN-13: 9780802869531

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