The Appleby File (Sir John Appleby, Book 30) by Michael Innes

By Michael Innes

There are fifteen tales during this compelling assortment, together with “Poltergeist”—when Appleby's spouse tells him that her aunt is experiencing difficulty with a poltergeist, he's amused yet dismissive, till he discovers that numerous precious artifacts were smashed hence; “A query of Confidence”—when Bobby Appleby's good friend, Brian Button, is stuck up in a scandalous homicide in Oxford, Bobby's recognized detective father is their first port of name; “The Ascham”—an deserted vehicle on a slim lane intrigues Appleby and his spouse, yet much more exciting is the medieval citadel they bump into.

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Moule, The Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians and to Philemon (CGTC; Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1968), 80-83. Even in synoptic studies, the emerging trend of the last few decades is to attribute a Jewish and apocalyptic background to the term. See George Eldon Ladd, The Presence of the Future: The Eschatology of Biblical Realism (rev. ; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974), 222-25; C. E. B. Cranfield, The Gospel according to Saint Mark (rev. ; CGTC; Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1972), 153; R.

But, obviously, these scholars were unable to connect these insights with the Qumran discoveries in the 1950’s. , Alfred Leaney, The Rule of Qumran and Its Meaning (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1966), 252; Mertens, Das Buch, 117-44; M. P. Horgan, Pesharim: Qumran Interpretations of Biblical Books (CBQMS 8; Washington: Catholic Biblical Association: 1979), 231-59; F. F. Bruce, Biblical Exegesis in the Qumran Texts (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1959), 5965; idem, “The Book of Daniel and the Qumran Community,” in Neotestamentica et Semitica (ed.

32. See Carson, “Mystery and Fulfillment,” 413, and Markus Bockmuehl, Revelation and Mystery in Ancient Judaism and Pauline Christianity (WUNT 36; Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr [Paul Siebeck], 1990; repr. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997), 224, for the same critique. As Bockmuehl rightly points out, “This [Caragounis’s conclusion] leads to an emphasis on form rather than content of the mystery: incomprehensibility becomes its essence” (italics original; Revelation and Mystery, 224). Caragounis, Ephesian Mysterion, 117-35.

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