publication . Article . 2000

The institutionalization of Jesus' charismatic authority: "Son of Man" as case study 1

Yolanda Dreyer;
  • Published: 11 Jan 2000
Abstract
<jats:p>This article argues that Jesus used the expression "son of man" not in a titular way, but genetically, meaning "humankind". This use of "son of man" developed into a titular usage in which Jesus is identified with "Son of Man". The study shows that Jesus' use of the expression "son of man" should be understood in the context of the "little tradition" which was reinterpreted in terms of the "great tradition" in a titular way. It is argued that this transition from "litle tradition" to "great tradition"can be seen as "false attribution". After Jesus' death when his followers reorganized themselves into a cultic community, they gave Jesus the position "foun...
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free text keywords: Religious studies, Theology, Eudaimonia, Sociofact, Charismatic authority, Son of man, Cult, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Philosophy, Institutionalisation, Cartesian anxiety, Social theory, The Bible, BS1-2970, Practical Theology, BV1-5099
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publication . Article . 2000

The institutionalization of Jesus' charismatic authority: "Son of Man" as case study 1

Yolanda Dreyer;