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Davies, W. D. (William David) 1911-2001

Overview
Works: 57 works in 695 publications in 7 languages and 15,170 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Introductions  History  Commentaries  Bibliography  Art  Sermons 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Commentator
Classifications: BS2651, 225.6
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Most widely held works by W. D Davies
The setting of the Sermon on the Mount by W. D Davies( Book )

98 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Setting of the Sermon on the Mount, first published by the Cambridge University Press in 1964 and issued as a paperback in 1976, Professor Davies made a new approach to the Sermon, placing it in its historical setting within the context of the world from which it originated. This shorter book sets out the main lines of his argument in a more accessible form so as to interest the widest possible readership. The Sermon has been described both as a pernicious document, and as the finest statement of the highest morality ever produced. Professor Davies examines it in five settings. First he considers how Matthew himself intended the Sermon to be understood, placing it in its setting within the Gospel as a whole and showing that Matthew presented Jesus as a second Moses and lawgiver. He then considers it in the setting of Jewish Messianic expectation and the contemporary Judaism, where he shows that there were certain forces at work which led to the presentation of Jesus in this light. He discusses whether this concept was an innovation or whether forces in the early church prepared the way for this interpretation, and finally he debates whether Matthew was departing from the mind of Jesus himself
Paul and rabbinic Judaism; some rabbinic elements in Pauline theology by W. D Davies( Book )

91 editions published between 1948 and 1998 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invitation to the New Testament : a guide to its main witnesses by W. D Davies( Book )

36 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian origins and Judaism by W. D Davies( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gospel and the land; early Christianity and Jewish territorial doctrine by W. D Davies( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical and exegetical commentary on the Gospel according to Saint Matthew by W. D Davies( Book )

85 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The background of the New Testament and its eschatology by W. D Davies( Book )

39 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and French and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays presented to Dr Dodd to honour a great teacher and scholar are on two themes. Part I systematically surveys the present state of research on the background of the New Testament. (Dr Dodd's studies in the Septuagint and Hermetica suggested this theme.) Part II is on the particular problem of eschatology in the new Testament (with which his name is chiefly identified)
The territorial dimension of Judaism by W. D Davies( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish and Pauline studies by W. D Davies( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jews, Greeks and Christians : religious cultures in late antiquity : essays in honor of William David Davies by Shimon Applebaum( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donum gentilicium : New Testament studies in honour of David Daube( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torah in the messianic age and/or the age to come by W. D Davies( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1989 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to Pharisaism by W. D Davies( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian engagements with Judaism by W. D Davies( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume gathers together studies on various "engagements" between Judaism and Christianity. Following an introduction on "my odyssey in New Testament interpretation," Professor Davies examines such topics as the nature of Judaism, canon and Christology, Torah and dogma, law in Christianity, and the promised land in Jewish and Christian tradition."--BOOK JACKET
Matthew : a shorter commentary by W. D Davies( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'How should this massive work of scholarship be assessed? The three volumes stand as one of the major commentaries on the Gospel of Matthew in which all future interpreters of the Gospel will find a source of fruitful dialogue and helpful ideas. It is a must have, both in libraries and in footnotes. Davies and Allison are to be thoroughly commended on the fruits of their considerable toil.' Robert K. McIver, Seminary Studies."--Bloomsbury Publishing
Jerusalem and the Holy Land rediscovered : the prints of David Roberts (1796-1864)( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge history of Judaism by W. D Davies( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second of four volumes covering the history of Judaism from the Persian period, roughly 539-322 BCE, to the Tannaitic period, which culminated in the codification of the Mishnah around 250 CE. It deals with the encounter of Judaism with the Hellenistic culture
The new creation; university sermons by W. D Davies( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge history of Judaism by W. D Davies( Book )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first three volumes of The Cambridge History of Judaism cover the history of the Jews from the Exile in 587 BCE to the early Roman period extending into the third century CE. A comprehensive examination is made of all the relevant literary and archeological sources, and special attention is given to the interaction of Iranian, Semitic, Hellenistic and Roman cultures. The contributors include both Jewish and Gentile scholars from many countries, and this History thus helps to deliver the study of Jewish history and Christian origins from geographical and religious limitations, and contributes to a deeper understanding and a broader tolerance. This first volume opens with three introductory chapters to the work as a whole dealing with the geographical background, the chronology and the numismatic history of Judaism. The remainder of this volume concentrates on the Persian period, the two and a half centuries following the Babylonian Exile
A critical and exegetical commentary on the Gospel according to Saint Matthew by W. D Davies( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A critical and exegetical commentary on the Gospel according to Saint Matthew
Alternative Names
Davies, W. D.

Davies, W. D. 1911-

Davies W. D. 1911-2001

Davies, W. D. (William David), 1911-

Davies, William David

Davies, William David 1911-

Davies, William David 1911–2001

W. D. Davies Brits theoloog (1911-2001)

W. D. Davies ysgolhaig Beiblaidd

William David Davies

דיויס, ו. ד.

דיויס, ויליאם דוד 1911-2001

دبليو ديفيز

デーヴィス, W. D

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A critical and exegetical commentary on the Gospel according to Saint MatthewThe background of the New Testament and its eschatologyChristian engagements with JudaismMatthew : a shorter commentaryJerusalem and the Holy Land rediscovered : the prints of David Roberts (1796-1864)The Cambridge history of JudaismThe Cambridge history of JudaismA critical and exegetical commentary on the Gospel according to Saint Matthew