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Echoes of scripture in the gospels

Author: Richard B Hays
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The claim that the events of Jesus life, death, and resurrection took place according to the Scriptures stands at the heart of the New Testament's message. All four canonical Gospels declare that the Torah and the Prophets and the Psalms mysteriously prefigure Jesus. The author of the Fourth Gospel states this claim succinctly: in his narrative, Jesus declares, "If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Hays
ISBN: 9781481304917 1481304917 1481305247 9781481305242
OCLC Number: 927141350
Description: xix, 504 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Figural interpretation of Israel's scripture --
The evangelists as readers of Israel's scripture. The Gospel of Mark: herald of mystery --
The Gospel of Matthew: Torah transfigured --
The Gospel of Luke: the liberation of Israel --
The Gospel of John: the temple of his body.
Responsibility: Richard B. Hays.

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The Evangelists, according to Hays, are training our scriptural senses, calling readers to be better scriptural people by being better scriptural poets.--Micah D. Kiel "Catholic Biblical Quarterly"  Read more...
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A precious book that presents a learned proposal for the figural interpretation of the Synoptics and John. -- Boris Paschke -- Evangelical Review of Theology This is a book to be savored, not rushed Read more...

 
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