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

Volume 1: The Synoptic Gospels

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

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These essays explore new methods and overlooked traditions that appear to shed light on how the founders of the Christian movement understood the older sacred tradition and sought new and creative ways to let it speak to their own times. Gurtner discusses the Matthean version of the temptation narrative. Chandler investigates 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 explores the ways Matthew's appeal to Isa. 42.1-4 in Mt. 12.17-21 affects the characterization of Jesus in his Gospel. Hamilton explores 1 Enoch 6-11 as a retelling 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. 40.3 in Mk 1.2-3. Hopkins investigates the manner in which Jesus engages questions and persons regarding purity and impurity. Miller notes that victory songs are a generally acknowledges category of Hebrew poetry. Gregerman argues that studies of early Christian proselytism to Gentiles are largely focussed on missionary methods of converts.

'What Does the Scripture Say?' Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in November 2013. The ISBN for 'What Does the Scripture Say?' Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity is 9780567200815.

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Book FormatPaperback
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC (November 2013)
EditionNIPPOD
Weight401g
Number of Pages288
Thickness15 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780567200815
ISBN-100567200817
Product Code4242321
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