The late Karl-Johan Illman was a professor of Biblical and Judaic studies at Abo Akademi University in Abo/Turku, Finland. A beloved and respected figure in the Judeo-Christian dialogue and an accomplished scholar of Judaism, he is remembered in this memorial volume by leading scholars of Biblical and Judaic studies in Europe and North America.
Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Theology and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College. He is also a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, and Life Member of Clare Hall at Cambridge University, England.
1 Preface Chapter 2 Karl-Johan Illman ("Kalle"), June 27, 1936 to December 20, 2002: A Memoir Chapter 3 Eulogy Chapter 4 Karl Johan Illman: Publications Chapter 5 Masoretic or Mixed: On Choosing a Textual Basis for Translation of the Hebrew Bible Chapter 6 How Did the Fall of Jerusalem in 70 C.E. Influence the Development of Christianity? Chapter 7 Some Crime-and-Punishment Reports Chapter 8 Recovering Jesus' Mamzerut Chapter 9 Interconnectedness and Complementarity: Preconditions for an Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Dialogue Chapter 10 Seeing the Other: Understanding and Dialogue in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Encounters Chapter 11 Philo and Classical Drama Chapter 12 Typology and Pesher in the Letter of Aristeas Chapter 13 A Shadow of Things to Come: Isidore of Seville on Jewish Feast Days Chapter 14 Paul's Theology of "Righteousness Through Faith" in the Context of Tanak and Jewish Interpretive Traditions Chapter 15 Sin at Sinai: Three First Century Versions Chapter 16 The Three Phases of Jewish-Christian Relations Chapter 17 The Parable (Mashal): A Documentary Approach Chapter 18 Who Owns the Stage? Control and Affiliation in Dialogues Between Women and Men in the Hebrew Bible Chapter 19 A Holocaust Survivor and the Bible: Viktor E. Frankl Reads the Psalter and Job Chapter 20 True Man or True God? Christological Conceptions in Early Christianity Chapter 21 Religious Education and the Presentation of Judaism in Public Schools in Norway Chapter 22 Jews and Alien Religious Practices During the Hellenistic Age Chapter 23 Jewish-Christian Gospels: Which and How Many? Chapter 24 The Metaphoric Use of "Light" and "Darkness" in Some Biblical and Post-Biblical Traditions Chapter 25 Bible Interpretations: Use of Abuse? Debated Bible Passages and Jewish Christian Relations Chapter 26 Law and Wisdom: The Deuteronomistic Heritage in Ben Sira's Teaching of the Law