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Cloud of Witnesses : the Theology of Hebrews in its Ancient Contexts.

Author: Richard Bauckham; Trevor Hart; Nathan MacDonald
Publisher: London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2008.
Series: Library of New Testament studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book of Hebrews has often been the Cinderella of the New Testament, overlooked and marginalized; and yet it is one of the most interesting and theologically significant books in the New Testament. A Cloud€of Witness examines the theology of the book in the light of its ancient historical context. There are chapters devoted to the structure of Hebrews, the person of Jesus Christ, Hebrews within the context of  Read more...
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Bauckham, Richard.
Cloud of Witnesses : The Theology of Hebrews in its Ancient Contexts.
London : Continuum International Publishing Group, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bauckham; Trevor Hart; Nathan MacDonald
ISBN: 9780567147752 0567147754
OCLC Number: 682540686
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages)
Contents: Contents; Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Introduction; 1. HIDDEN STORIES IN HEBREWS: COSMOLOGY AND THEOLOGY; 2. THE STRUCTURE OF HEBREWS: A WORD OF EXHORTATION IN LIGHT OF THE DAY OF ATONEMENT; 3. THE ESCHATOLOGICAL WORLD ALREADY SUBJECTED TO THE SON: THE [Omitted] OF HEBREWS 1.6 AND THE SON's ENTHRONEMENT; 4. CHRISTOS AS PISTOS: THE FAITH(FULNESS) OF JESUS IN THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS; 5. THE PASSION: RECONSIDERING HEBREWS 5.7-8; 6. 'IF ANOTHER PRIEST ARISES': JESUS' RESURRECTION AND THE HIGH PRIESTLY CHRISTOLOGY OF HEBREWS. 7. PIONEER AND PERFECTER: JOSHUA TRADITIONS AND THE CHRISTOLOGY OF HEBREWS8. 'BUT WE SEE JESUS': THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE SON OF MAN IN HEBREWS 2.6 AND 2.9 AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS; 9. HEBREWS 7-10 AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE LAW; 10. THE NEW COVENANT AND CHRISTIAN IDENTITY IN HEBREWS; 11. MELCHIZEDEK WITHOUT SPECULATION: HEBREWS 7.1-25 AND GENESIS 14.17-24; 12. 'THE TRUE TENT WHICH THE LORD HAS PITCHED': BALAAM's ORACLES IN SECOND TEMPLE JUDAISM AND IN HEBREWS; 13. PISTIS AND 'EMUNAH: THE NATURE OF FAITH IN THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS. 14. THE ANTI-IMPERIAL RHETORIC OF HEBREWS 1.3: [Omitted] AS A 'DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD'15. HEBREWS 5.7, JESUS' PRAYER ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES AND JEWISH CHRISTIANITY: HEARING EARLY CHRISTIAN VOICES IN CANONICAL AND APOCRYPHAL TEXTS; 16. THE UNIVERSAL AND ETERNAL VALIDITY OF JESUS' PRIESTLY SACRIFICE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS IN SUPPORT OF ORIGEN'S THEORY OF APOKATASTASIS; Index of Authors; Index of Biblical Citations; Index of Other Citations.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies.

Abstract:

The book of Hebrews has often been the Cinderella of the New Testament, overlooked and marginalized; and yet it is one of the most interesting and theologically significant books in the New Testament. A Cloud€of Witness examines the theology of the book in the light of its ancient historical context. There are chapters devoted to the structure of Hebrews, the person of Jesus Christ, Hebrews within the context of Second Temple Judaism and the Greco-Roman empire and the role of Hebrews in early Christian thought.

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