Re: [XTalk] Drums of War
- Linda & Ernest Pennells wrote:
>Well (tooting horn), my analysis of Mk 10:1-12 in my _The Temptations
> Jeffrey B. Gibson wrote:
> >is it really the case that this background has received limited
> Studies of Herod/Antipas certainly discuss the issue. My feeling is
> this regional disturbance is a major factor in understanding a
> challenge to
> Jesus on the divorce issue, which is not given the prominence it
> My other snippets are triggered by that. A period of enforced
> for war sparks off particular ways of looking at the feeding of five
> thousand, retreat to Mt. Hermon, an erratic journey to Jerusalem ...
> I would welcome references to exegesis that takes account of this
of Jesus in Early Christianity_ does just this. And there's some
bibliography there on who else has done the same.
Do you have access to the ATLA Database? If you do, you'll be able to
have a look at at least who discusses the pericope since 1995 when my
book came out.
Anyone else here know of other recent discussions of the Divorce
Question in Mk 10 and Matt 19 where the issue of the possibility of the
PEIRASMOS noted there is related to Jesus' questioners trying to get
Jesus to criticize Herod's divorce in the light of what appeared to be
Herod's neglect of his own peoples' safety?
Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon.)
1500 W. Pratt Blvd. #1
Chicago, IL 60626
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My own work on John the Baptizer (JSNTSup 62) explores the interaction
between JB and Herod Antipas.
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> Linda & Ernest Pennells wrote:
> > These suggestive snippets clearly have differing force.
> What I find
> > hard
> > to explain is the limited attention given to this background of
> > regional instability in NT studies.
> Thank you very much for this intriguing post. However, is it
> really the case that this background has received limited attention?
> Hoerner takes it up in his book on Herod. So did Nelson
> Glueck, among others (including myself).
> Can anyone here say who else has made use of these data in
> their exegesis of references to Herod Antipas in the NT?
> Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon.)
> 1500 W. Pratt Blvd. #1
> Chicago, IL 60626
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