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Promise of the Father

Jesus and God in the New Testament

Promise of the Father

Jesus and God in the New Testament

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Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9780664221973
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 01/05/2000
Width: 14 cm
Height: 21.6 cm
Marianne Thompson surveys the portrayal of God as Father in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism, in the ministry of Jesus, in the Synoptic Gospels, and in the writings of Paul and John. Thompson argues that, rather than rooting the image of God in a debate about gender, "Father" terminology really identifies an ancestor who grants inheritance.

Marianne Meye Thompson

Marianne Meye Thompson is George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Among her books is The Promise of the Father: Jesus and God in the New Testament, published by Westminster John Knox Press.

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