The Dead Sea Scrolls and Pauline Literature

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The relationships between Pauline literature and the Dead Sea scrolls have fascinated specialists ever since the latter were first discovered. Now that all the Qumran scrolls have been published, it is possible to see more clearly the amplitude and impact of this corpus on first century Judaism. This book offers some syntheses of the results obtained in the last decades, and also opens up new perspectives, by highlighting similarities and indicating possible relationships between these various writings within Mediterranean Judaism. In addition, the authors wish to show how certain traditions spread, evolve and are reconfigured in ancient Judaism as they meet new religious, cultural and social challenges.
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Biographical Note

Jean-Sébastien Rey, PhD (2006) Strasbourg and Leuven, is Professeur of Exegesis at the Lorraine University in Metz, France. He is director of the Revue de Qumrân and his fields of research are the Dead Sea Scrolls and the sapiential literature of the Hellenistic Period.

Table of contents


George J. Brooke, 2 Corinthians 6:14–7:1 again: A Change in Perspective
Jean-Sébastien Rey. Les manuscrits de la mer Morte et l’épître aux Galates: quelques cas d’interdiscursivité
Florentino García Martínez. Galatians 3:10–14 in the Light of Qumran
Lutz Doering, 4QMMT and the Letters of Paul: Selected Aspects of Mutual Illumination
Jan Dušek, Ḥesed dans la Règle de la Communauté et charis dans l’épître de Paul aux Galates
Christian Grappe, Philippiens 3,21–4,1 et 1QS iv 6–8
Claude Coulot, La première épître de Paul aux Thessaloniciens à la lumière des manuscrits de la mer Morte
Émile Puech, ≪ Les oeuvres de la Loi ≫: mariage et divorce à Qumrân et dans les lettres de Paul
Menahem Kister, Body and Sin: Romans and Colossians in Light of Qumranic and Rabbinic Texts
Friedrich Avemarie †, Image of God and Image of Christ: Developments in Pauline and Ancient Jewish Anthropology
Jörg Frey, Paul’s View of the Spirit in the Light of Qumran
Albert L. A. Hogeterp, Paul and the Jerusalem Church: Light from the Scrolls on Graeco-Semitic Language Contacts and Ethics of Gospel Mission
Jutta Leonhardt-Balzer, Israel and the Community in Paul (Rom 9–11) and the Rule Texts from Qumran
Daniel R. Schwartz, Ends Meet: Qumran and Paul on Circumcision
Loren T. Stuckenbruck, Overlapping Ages at Qumran and “Apocalyptic” in Pauline Theology

Readership

All those interested in Early Judaism, in the Dead Sea Scrolls, in the New Testament, in Pauline Literature, in the relationship between Qumran and Early Christianity, and in the interpretation of the Hebrew Bible.