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By Stanley E. Porter, Anthony R. Cross

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The query of the which means and importance of baptism is explored from a few diversified views during this quantity. encouraged by way of the honoree of this quantity and his vital paintings at the topic, the members technique baptism from biblical, ancient, theological and useful views. a few of the essays reconsider the well known biblical texts, feeling loose to probe their implications. Others tease out the results of the concept that of baptism in various contexts, either old and sleek. individuals contain Joel eco-friendly, Geoffrey Bromiley, Larry Kreitzer, John Nolland, Ramsey Michaels and J.D.G. Dunn.

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492-94, and W. Burkert, The Orientalizing Revolution: Near Eastern Influence in the Early Archaic Age (trans. E. Pinder and W. Burkert; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992), pp. 94-96. 32. For the etymological identification of the participants in the orgiastic feast of the Orphic mysteries with the Titans, see Harrison, Prolegomena, pp. 490-94, and Burkert, The Orientalizing Revolution, pp. 94-96. Pertinent discussion of Clement's use of mystery terminology in this chapter of the Protreptikos can be found in C.

Fielden; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2nd edn, 1949), pp. 216-18, here p. 217. See also the discussions in W. Burkert, Greek Religion (trans. J. Raffan; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1985), pp. F. P. ), Jewish and Christian SelfDefinition. III. Self-Definition in the Greco-Roman World (London: SCM Press, 1982; Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983), pp. C. Guthrie, The Greeks and their Gods (Boston: Beacon Press, 1954), pp. 318-21; and, for the Near Eastern form of the Orphic Zagreus myth, see Harrison, Prolegomena, pp.

But cf. F. J. Brill, 1973], III, pp. 246-51), who raises an objection to even thinking of the Isis cult as a proper mystery cult until well into the Imperial age. His model of the Isis cult suggests that any 'mystery' that would have taken place was largely in the minds of non-initiates, and may in fact be largely blamed on the strangeness of the Egyptian myths, rather than their secretive nature: 'Les c6r6monies 6gyptiennes en 1'honneur d'Osiris ne sont en rien des mysteres, dans la mesure ou elles ne component ni public restreint, ni 6preuves initiatiques, ni aboutissement, pour les fideles, a un 6tat privilegie*; qu'elles aient eu aux yeux des Grecs un caractere myst6rieux est assez explicable, les mythes qu'elles illustrent et sur-tout les rites qui les caract6risent etant sans doute pour eux a peu pres incompre"hensible' (pp.

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