Contribution to Book
Prayer in Jewish Life of the First Century as Background to Early Christianity
Into God's Presence: Prayer in the New Testament (2001)
  • Asher Finkel , Seton Hall University
Abstract
This article explores the dynamics affecting the phenomenon of prayer in Jewish life of the First Century, as reflected in the early sources of the Second Temple Period. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company; all rights reserved. Please visit Eerdmans webpage for the complete book at http://www.eerdmans.com/Products/4883/into-god39s-presence.aspx.
Keywords
  • Jewish prayer,
  • prayer,
  • First Century,
  • Early Christianity,
  • Into God's Presence,
  • Jesus' ministry,
  • worship,
  • Avodah,
  • Hesed,
  • loving kindness,
  • Mishnah Avot,
  • Halakhah,
  • Haggadah,
  • imitation of God,
  • shalom,
  • Prov 3,
  • Proverbs 3,
  • thirteen attributes,
  • way of God,
  • sonship,
  • uiothesia,
  • Banim,
  • Temple,
  • Synagogue,
  • holy,
  • Qadosh,
  • set-apart,
  • Kenishta,
  • Mo'ade-'el,
  • Nehemiah,
  • service,
  • awe,
  • Mishnah Sukkah,
  • God's name,
  • YHWH,
  • Adonay,
  • Kyrios,
  • Jesus,
  • ELOHENU,
  • Pilgrimage,
  • Festival,
  • Passover,
  • sacred,
  • Sabbath,
  • Jubilee,
  • Gethsemane,
  • Paschal lamb,
  • Holy Spirit,
  • Anaphora,
  • Hallel Psalms,
  • Song of the Suffering Servant,
  • Isaiah 52,
  • Isa 52,
  • Isaiah 53,
  • Isa 53,
  • Public Readings,
  • Daily Recitations,
  • Ezra,
  • Midrash,
  • Massorah,
  • Didactic preaching,
  • pesher,
  • Torah lection,
  • Luke 4,
  • Lk 4,
  • Leviticus 25,
  • Lev 25,
  • Decalogue,
  • Deut 5,
  • Deuteronomy 5,
  • Shema,
  • Deut 6,
  • Deuteronomy 6,
  • Mishnah Berakhot,
  • Luke 10,
  • Lk 10,
  • good Samaritan,
  • Mark 12,
  • Mk 12,
  • Petition,
  • Psalm 136,
  • Ps 136,
  • Hallel,
  • Ben Sirach,
  • Ecclesiasticus 51,
  • Cant 53,
  • standing before God,
  • Amidah,
  • Luke 11,
  • Lk 11,
  • Matthew 6,
  • Mt 6,
  • Pater Noster,
  • Didache,
  • Megillah 17b,
  • Berakhot 28b
Publication Date
2001
Editor
Richard Longenecker
Publisher
W.B. Eerdmans
Citation Information
Asher Finkel, "Prayer in Jewish Life of the First Century as Background to Early Christianity." In Into God's Presence: Prayer in the New Testament, edited by Richard Longenecker, 43-65. Grand Rapids: W.B. Eerdmans, 2001. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/asher_finkel/31

Reprinted by permission of the publisher, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company; all rights reserved. Please visit Eerdmans webpage for the complete book at http://www.eerdmans.com/Products/4883/into-god39s-presence.aspx.