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What Does the Scripture Say?' Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity

Volume 1: The Synoptic Gospels

What Does the Scripture Say?' Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity

Volume 1: The Synoptic Gospels

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£140.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780567383501
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 08/03/2012
Width: 15.6 cm
Height: 23.4 cm
These essays explore new methods and overlooked traditionsthat appear to shed light on how the founders of the Christian movementunderstood the older sacred tradition and sought new and creative ways to letit speak to their own times. Gurtner discusses the Matthean version of the temptation narrative. Chandlerinvestigates the exhortation to love your neighbour as yourself from Lev.19.18b. Talbot re-examines Jesus offer of rest in Mt. 11.28-30. Myers exploresthe ways Matthews appeal to Isa. 42.1-4 in Mt. 12.17-21 affects thecharacterization of Jesus in his Gospel. Hamilton explores 1 Enoch 6-11 as aretelling of Genesis 3-6. Herzer seeks to explain varuiys aspects of Mt.27.51b-53. McWhirter explores the citation of Exod 23.20, Mal. 3.1, and Isa. 40.3in Mk 1.2-3. Hopkins investigates the manner in which Jesus engages questionsand persons regarding purity and impurity. Miller notes that victory songs area generally acknowledges category of Hebrew poetry. Gregerman argues thatstudies of early Christian proselytism to Gentiles are largely focussed onmissionary methods of converts.

Dr. Craig A. Evans (Houston Baptist University, USA), H. Daniel Zacharias (Acadia Divinity College, Canada)

Craig A. Evans (Ph.D., Claremont) is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Acadia Divinity College Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. H. Daniel Zacharias is a Lecturer at Acadia Divinity College, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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