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A cloud of witnesses : the theology of Hebrews in its ancient contexts

Author: Richard Bauckham
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2008.
Series: Library of New Testament studies, 387.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cloud of witnesses.
London : T & T Clark, ©2008
(DLC) 2009293321
(OCoLC)231585201
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bauckham
ISBN: 9780567147752 0567147754 1282867997 9781282867994 9786612867996 661286799X
OCLC Number: 698127529
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 238 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Nathan MacDonald --
Hidden stories in Hebrews : cosmology and theology / Jon Laansma --
The structure of Hebrews : a word of exhortation in light of the Day of Atonement / Paul David Landgraf --
The eschatological world already subjected to the Son : the "Oikoumene" of Hebrews 1.6 and the Son's enthronement / Ardel B. Caneday --
Christos as pistos : the faith(fulness) of Jesus in the Epistle to the Hebrews / Todd D. Still --
The passion : reconsidering Hebrews 5.7-8 / Christopher Richardson --
'If another priest arises' : Jesus' resurrection and the high priestly Christology of Hebrews / David M. Moffitt --
Pioneer and perfecter : Joshua traditions and the Christology of Hebrews / Bryan J. Whitfield --
'But we see Jesus' : the relationship between the Son of Man in Hebrews 2.6 and 2.9 and the implications for English translations / Craig L. Blomberg --
Hebrews 7-10 and the transformation of the law / Barry C. Joslin --
The new covenant and Christian identity in Hebrews / Peter Gräbe --
Melchizidek without speculation : Hebrews 7.1-25 and Genesis 14.17-24 / Gareth Lee Cockerill --
'The true tent which the Lord has pitched' : Balaam's oracles in Second Temple Judaism and in Hebrews / Philip A.F. Church --
Pistis and 'emunah : the nature of faith in the Epistle to the Hebrews / Dennis R. Lindsay --
The anti-imperial rhetoric of Hebrews 1.3 : "Charakter" as a 'double-edged sword' / Steven Muir --
Hebrews 5.7, Jesus' prayer on the Mount of Olives and Jewish Christianity : hearing early Christian voices in canonical and apocryphal texts / Claire Clivaz --
The universal and eternal validity of Jesus' priestly sacrifice : the Epistle to the Hebrews in support of Origen's theory of apokatastasis / Ilaria L.E. Ramelli.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, 387.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Bauckham [and others].

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