Early Christian Interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel
Investigations and Proposals
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages: 476
This book explores the ways in which early Christian writers and communities, from late antiquity through the New Testament period, interpreted the scriptures of Israel, as they sought to understand Jesus and the Gospel in relation to God's revelation and past acts in history. These essays represent work on the growing edge of studies of the relationship of the Old Testament to the New Testament. The contents, authored by both veteran and younger scholars, treat methods and canons, Jesus and the Gospels, and Acts and the Epistles.
"Each essay has a rich bibliography. There is an index of references and another of authors. This is a very valuable contribution on the topic, one to be recommended to scholars in the field." The Heythrop Journal