By Stephen Reid

Moment version trying to get better the feel of shape feedback as understood by way of Gunkel, Reid compares 3 historic apocalypses of the second one century BCE present in the books of Enoch and Daniel and inquires into their sociological environment. Reid’s research shows that not just was once Judaism of that interval heterogeneous, yet that even inside Jewish apocalypticism there have been varied responses to the present political and spiritual setting. An prior model of this examine was once submitted as a doctoral dissertation at Emory college, written lower than the path of Professor Gene M. Tucker.

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45Miller, "Sectarianism and Secularization," 165. , 165. 47Wilson, Magic and Millennium, 23; it should be noted that this is an unusual use of the term revolutionist. Further, this use of the term will be normative for this study despite the fact that it is radically different from the nomenclature of O. Plnger. 48Hanson, Dawn of Apocalyptic, 409. 4~ilson, Magic and Millennium, 24. , 24. 51 Miller, "Sectarianism and Secularization," 165. 52Wilson, Magic and Millennium, 24-25. , 24-25. 54L. Coser, The Function of Social Conflict.

F. Moore, "Christian Writers on Judaism," HTR 14 (1921), 197-254. ENOCH AND DANIEL 30 16G. von Rad, "Daniel and Apocalyptic" in Old Testament Theology, 2 vols. (New York: Harper & Row, 1962-1965), II, 30115. 17M. Stone, "Lists of Revealed Things in the Apocalyptic Literature," in Magnalia Dei: The Mighty Acts of God, eds. F. M. Cross, W. E. Lemke, and P. D. Miller (Garden City: Doubleday, 1976), 414-52. 1BP. von Osten-Sacken, Die Apokalyptik in ihrem Verhiiltnis zu Prophetie und Weisheit (TEh 157; Munchen: Kaiser, 1969).

Further, it appears that the revolutionist perspective has the tendency to evolve into a thaumaturgical sect, or religious community. Unfortunately, such an investigation will have to wait for another time. 57Schmidt, Die judische Apokalyptik, 20. 58A. Jirku, "Mantik im Israel," Von Jerusalem nach Ugarit (Graz: Akademische Druch- und Verlagsanstalt, 1966), 109-62; H. P. Muller, "Mantische und Apokalyptik," (VTSup 22; Leiden: Brill, 1971), 268-91; idem, "Marchen, Legende und Enderwartung," VT 16 (1976), 338-50; idem, "Magische-Mantische und die Gestalt Daniels," UF 1 (1969), 79-94.

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