The Son of Man as the Last Adam: The Early Church Tradition as a Source of Paul's Adam Christology

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Most New Testament scholars today agree that Jesus used an enigmatic self-designation, bar nasha ("the Son of Man"), translated into Greek as ho huios tou anthropou in the Synoptic Gospels. In contrast, Paul, the earliest New Testament writer, nowhere mentions the phrase in his letters. Does this indicate that the Gospel writers simply misunderstood the generic sense of the Aramaic idiom and used it as a christological title in connection with Daniel 7, as some scholars claim?Paul demonstrates explicit and sophisticated ...

The Son of Man as the Last Adam: The Early Church Tradition as a Source of Paul's Adam Christology 2012, Pickwick Publications, Eugene, Oregon

ISBN-13: 9781610975223

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