restricted access   Volume 50, Number 2, 2016

Table of Contents

From the Editor’s Desk

pp. i-iii

Editorial: Ritually Speaking

pp. 281-299


The Baptism of Jesus in Light of Jewish Ritual Practice

pp. 301-325

The Ritual (De)Construction of Masculinity in Mark 6: A Methodological Exploration on the Interface of Gender and Ritual Studies

pp. 327-351

Ri(gh)ting a Wrong Rite: The Trial and Death of Jesus as Failed Ritual in the Paradosis Pilatou

pp. 353-372

Circumcision Gone Wrong: Paul’s Message as a Case of Ritual Disruption

pp. 373-396

Ritual Negotiation in 1 Corinthians: Pauline Authority and the Corinthian Community

pp. 397-422

When Action Collides with Meaning: Ritual, Biblical Theology, and the New Testament Lord’s Supper

pp. 423-439

The Lord’s Supper and Ritual Theory: Interpreting 1 Corinthians 11:30 in Terms of Risk, Failure, and Efficacy

pp. 441-476

In Vino Veritas and Its Possible Application to 1 Corinthians 11:21: The Revelatory Role of Wine in a House Church Setting in Light of Graeco-Roman Culture

pp. 477-505

“Christ Our Passover” (1 Corinthians 5:6–8): The Death of Jesus and the Quartodeciman Pascha

pp. 507-526

Book Reviews

Women and Gender in Ancient Religions: Interdisciplinary Approaches eds. by Stephen P. Ahearne-Kroll, Paul A. Holloway, and James A. Kelhoffer (review)

pp. 527-531

James: Diaspora Rhetoric of a Friend of God. An Introduction and Study Guide by Margaret Aymer (review)

pp. 531-534

Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East by Roger S. Bagnall (review)

pp. 534-537

Geld in der antiken Welt: Eine Einführung by Christopher Howgego (review)

pp. 537-540

Q in Matthew: Ancient Media, Memory, and Early Scribal Transmission of the Jesus Tradition by Alan Kirk (review)

pp. 540-544

Ritual Water, Ritual Spirit: An Analysis of the Timing, Mechanism, and Manifestation of Spirit-Reception in Luke-Acts by David J. McCollough (review)

pp. 544-548

L’Écriture dans la dynamique argumentative de 1 Corinthiens 1–4 by Edmond Léonce Vieyra (review)

pp. 548-550