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The Melchizedek tradition : a critical examination of the sources to the fifth century A.D. and in the Epistle to the Hebrews

Author: Fred L Horton
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 30.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monograph seeks to answer the question why Melchizedek, who is a minor figure in the Old Testament, is selected by the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews to represent the priesthood of Christ. In the course of his study, Professor Horton surveys the traditions about Melchizedek from the Old Testment period, in Philo, Josephus and Qumran, to the later sources in Rabbinical and patristic writings and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horton, Fred L.
Melchizedek tradition.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2006272935
Named Person: Melchizedek, King of Salem.; Melchizedek, King of Salem.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred L Horton
ISBN: 0511864965 9780511864964 0511554966 9780511554964
OCLC Number: 726823855
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 191 pages).
Contents: The Old Testament --
Philo, Qumran, and Josephus --
The early Church and the Rabbis --
Gnosticism --
Melchizedek and the Epistles to the Hebrews.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 30.
Responsibility: Fred L. Horton, Jr.

Abstract:

This monograph seeks to answer the question why Melchizedek, who is a minor figure in the Old Testament, is selected by the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews to represent the priesthood of Christ.  Read more...

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