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Title: From Man as locus of God's Indwelling to Death as Temple's Destruction
Subtitle: Notes on the History of a Motif
Author(s): RUZER, Serge
Journal: Revue Biblique
Volume: 119    Issue: 3   Date: 2012   
Pages: 383-402
DOI: 10.2143/RBI.119.3.3203561

Abstract :
This study begins with discussion of the ways in which late antique Jewish and Christian exegeses addressed the idea of a person as God’s temple/tabernacle of the Spirit. This general perception is further employed as backdrop for contextualizing its particular sub-motif – attested e.g., in the Fourth Gospel and in rabbinic sources – that establishes a link between the fate of righteous individuals and that of the Jerusalem sanctuary and, more specifically, between their death and its destruction.



Le travail commence par évaluer les voies par lesquelles les exégèses juive et chrétienne de l’antiquité tardive ont considéré la notion d’une personne comme le temple/tabernacle de l’Esprit de Dieu. L’évaluation sert d’arrière-plan à l’étude d’un motif dérivé, attesté notamment dans le quatrième Évangile et les sources rabbiniques. Ce motif est lien entre le sort des hommes justes et celui du sanctuaire de Jérusalem, plus précisément, celui entre leur mort et sa destruction.

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