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By Randall L. Nadeau

This energetic creation bargains a whole assessment of the most Asian religions, their traditions and modern relevance, and the way they're lived and practiced today.

• presents readers with an all-embracing advent to Asian religions, protecting all of the major traditions in a mode that's energetic and distinctive
• specializes in Asian religions as lived and practiced by means of genuine humans, major readers to a deeper knowing of Asian spiritualities and traditions, and their modern relevance
• makes use of routines, actions, and an attractive mix of examples, resembling novels, through the e-book, to either tell and have interaction readers
• Employs a comparative process, highlighting the contrasts among Asian and Western modes of considering and living
• Debates the impression of faith on real-world concerns together with paintings, financial development, the surroundings, human rights, and gender relations
• Written through an acclaimed student during this box, who's capable of draw on his amazing wisdom throughout all proper spiritual traditions

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Geburtstag, Tübingen 1964, 31–46, hier bes. 46. 86 Sehr häufig wird auch übersehen, dass Conzelmanns Begriff »Heil« bzw. 87 Für Conzelmann bedeutet »Heil« einen Zustand, der von allem Bösen befreit ist. Dieses Heil habe bisher nur in der Zeit Jesu stattgefunden, da sie satanfrei gewesen sei. Deshalb müsse die Kirche immer auf jene Zeit zurückblicken, damit sie trotz der immer wieder widerfahrenden Versuchung und Verfolgung durchhalten kann.  h. die schon Vergangenheit gewordene Zeit Jesu, auf die sich die Menschen in der Zeit der Kirche beziehen.

Gräßer, »Parusieerwartung«, 105. 59 Gräßer, »Parusieerwartung«, 112. 60 Gräßer, »Parusieerwartung«, 112. 61 Gräßer, »Parusieerwartung«, 114. 62 Gräßer, »Parusieerwartung«, 115. 63 Gräßer, »Parusieerwartung«, 115; hervorgehoben von Gräßer. 64 Diese Annahme untermauert Gräßer durch die Beobachtung, dass sich im Kerygma der Apg keine Parusieerwähnung findet. Die Areopagrede des Paulus zeige eine uneschatologische Denkweise des Lukas (212). An den Basileiastellen rede Lukas von dem »Kommen« überhaupt nicht: »Die Botschaft von der Nähe des Reiches wird abgelöst durch die vom Wesen des Reiches: τὰ περὶ τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεοῦ (13)« (212–213).

Vgl. Gräßer, Forschungen zur Apg, 40; Wolter, »Israels Zukunft«, 40.  um das Kontinuitätsproblem zu lösen (Jervell, Stolle). In welchem Sinne? Geht es dabei ent­ weder um die Kontinuität mit der die Vergangenheit betreffende Verunsicherung der lukanischen Kirche (Maddox, Schneider, Weiser, Roloff, Schmithals, Perrot, Schenke, Crowe, Schille, Dömer, Hauser; vgl. Plümacher, »Acta-Forschung 1974–1982«, 46) bzw. um die Kontinuität mit der Gegenwart als Fortsetzung des Wirkens Jesu (Radl; vgl. E. Gräßer, »Acta-Forschung seit 1960 (Fortsetzung)«, ThR 42 (1977), 63) oder um die Kontinuität mit der Heilsgeschichte (Strecker, ­Pokorný; vgl.

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