Christian hope and its Jewish roots He is risen! Restoring Israel Jesus of Nazareth, apocalyptic prophet New heaven, new earth, and new temple An eschatological sign to the people Resurrection life and the body The first fruits of those who have died Jesus as the first of many Imminence The church as Israel Participation in Christ What kind of resurrected body? A journey to Sheol (and back) Did Jesus and Paul find resurrection in the Bible? The land of no return Existing without living When my life was ebbing away, I called the Lord to mind Communicating with the dead The passages that aren't there (and what they tell us) Returning from the land of no return Who goes to Sheol and who does not When and why Sheol is mentioned Sheol is not hell Death defanged Heaven on earth The temple as the Garden of Eden Immortality in the House of the Lord Adam foresees the destruction of the temple You will receive me with glory Confidence in the face of death How birth reverses death Individual and family in biblical Israel The functional equivalent of Resurrection The name survives death A foretaste of Resurrection The death and Resurrection of the Promised Son Pick up your son Little stories with one big message A look ahead Revival in two modes Zions children return to their mother The widow re-wed (and to the same husband) Israel's exodus from the grave Mortal Israelites and immortal Israel I deal death and give life Inevitable death and the promise of life He shall turn back from his ways and live From death to life The great awakening The reversal Why Resurrection, a false answer Oh, let your dead revive! The deeper roots of Resurrection The victory of the divine warrior Summary : old and new in Resurrection The least known teaching in Judaism Powerful to save An obligation, not an option Doubts and reforms What was wrong with the Gnostic Gospel? Skeptics and heretics Dualism Dry bones, restoration, and Resurrection Resurrection and the power of God The flesh Resurrection, truth, and power The redeemed life in the here and now Christians and Jews The new life of the Christian The Eucharist The Lord's prayer Torah and eternal life Resurrection at Sinai Christians and Jews again.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-268) and indexes.