The Theology Of The Gospel Of Matthew

Author: Ulrich Luz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521435765
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The Theology Of The Gospel Of Matthew from the Author: Ulrich Luz. Matthew's Gospel is the most significant Jewish-Christian document of the New Testament. Ulrich Luz both outlines and elucidates the story told in the Gospel, emphasizing its focal points: the Sermon on the Mount, the miracles, the renunciation of possessions, and particularly the theology of judgment by works, an idea that represents both a challenge, in its quest for a church set apart from non-Christians by deeds alone, and a burden, through its traumatic origin in the breach between Matthew's community and the Israelite majority.

God With Us

Author: Mark Allan Powell
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 9781451413700
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God With Us from the Author: Mark Allan Powell. In successive chapters, Matthew's understanding of mission, worship, teaching, stewardship, and social justice are described in such a way as to assist the reader in understanding the theology of Matthew as a whole. Powell inquires into the direction and thrust of Matthew's Gospel in categories related to pastoral theology rather than systematic theology.

Matthew

Author: Jack Dean Kingsbury
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 9781451410112
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Matthew from the Author: Jack Dean Kingsbury. This book attempts a solution to the problems of the structure, christology, and Kingdom-theology of the Gospel according to St. Matthew. The author contends that the broad structure of the Gospel consists of three main parts: the person of Jesus Messiah, the proclamation of Jesus Messiah, and the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus Messiah.This understanding of the broad structure of Matthew's Gospel opens the way to a proper understanding of his christology. That is, for Matthew Jesus is first and foremost the Messiah, the Son of God. Kingbury's analysis of the texts in which "Son of God" appears, and of the numerous other christological terms Matthew employs, confirms this conclusion.Professor Kingbury demonstrates how Matthew develops both the structure and the primary theological concept of his Gospel, "The Kingdom of Heaven," around the christological category of "the Son of God." A rigorous conclusion reached is that the focus of the Gospel of Matthew is revealed more in his christology than in his ecclesiology.

Matthew

Author: Anna Case-Winters
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 1611645654
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Matthew from the Author: Anna Case-Winters. One of the most beloved books of the New Testament, the Gospel of Matthew speaks with eloquence and power. Among the Gospels, Matthew paints a fuller picture of the life, ministry, and teachings of Jesus. Anna Case-Winters's incisive commentary reveals that Matthew is clearly a theological book. It is about God's saving work in Jesus Christ. Moreover, it is presented in a way that easily lends itself to the task of teaching and preaching. Case-Winters highlights five themes that shape the distinctive portrait of Jesus this Gospel offers. Here we see Jesus facing up to conflict and controversy, ministering at the margins, overturning presuppositions about insiders and outsiders, privileging the powerless, demonstrating the authority of ethical leadership, challenging allegiance to empire, and pointing the way to a wider divine embrace than many dared imagine. Case-Winters captures the core of Matthew's unique Gospel, which speaks powerfully to the life of Christian faith today in the midst of our own issues and struggles.

Introducing The New Testament

Author: Paul J. Achtemeier
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802837172
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Introducing The New Testament from the Author: Paul J. Achtemeier. Explores the literature of the New Testament of the Bible, highlighting the many messages contained within the text and outlining issues that can be discussed by heralding these messages. Also provides background of the time period and locations in which the New Testament was written.

Reading Matthew

Author: David E. Garland
Publisher: Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781573122740
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Reading Matthew from the Author: David E. Garland. Reading Matthew provides thorough guidance through Matthew's story of Jesus. Garland's commentary reveals the movement of the story's plot while also highlighting the theology of Matthew. Reading Matthew is an essential book for students and ministers studying the first Gospel.

Healing In The Gospel Of Matthew

Author: Walter T. Wilson
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN: 1451470371
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Healing In The Gospel Of Matthew from the Author: Walter T. Wilson. Walter Wilson adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the healing narratives in the Gospel of Matthew, combining the familiar methods of form, redaction, and narrative criticisms with insights culled from medical anthropology, feminist theory, disability studies, and ancient archaeology to understand the New Testament's longest and most systematic account of healing, Matthew chapters 8 and 9. Close exegetical readings culminate in a final synthesis of Matthew's understanding of healing, how Matthew's narratives of healing expose the distinctive priorities of the evangelist, and how these priorities relate to the theology of the Gospel.

The Gospel Of Matthew

Author: R.T. France
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 080282501X
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The Gospel Of Matthew from the Author: R.T. France. "The English translation at the beginning of each section is France's own, designed to provide the basis for the commentary. This adept translation uses contemporary idioms and, where necessary, gives priority to clarity over literary elegance." -- BOOK JACKET.

Out Of The Treasure

Author: Jan Lambrecht
Publisher: Peeters Publishers
ISBN: 9789068311617
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Out Of The Treasure from the Author: Jan Lambrecht. Out of the Treasure" is a major new study of the parables of Jesus, as these are presented in the Gospel according to Matthew. It grapples with what these fascinating, yet familiar, tales meant for Jesus' own audience, for Matthew's readership and for the men and women of our own times. Jan Lambrecht, S.J., is Professor Emeritus of New Testament and former dean (1985-1990) of the Faculty of Theology of the Catholic University of Leuven. Since 1984 he has been a memeber of the Pontifical Biblical Commission. His last book-length publication on the parables was "Once More Astonished: The Parables of Jesus" (New York: Crossroad, 1981).

Matthew And Empire

Author: Warren Carter
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781563383427
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Matthew And Empire from the Author: Warren Carter. "In Matthew and Empire, Warren Carter argues that Matthew's Gospel protests Roman imperialism by asserting that God's purposes and will are performed not by the empire and emperor but by Jesus and his community of disciples. Carter makes the claim for reading Matthew this way against the almost exclusive emphasis on the relationship with the synagogue that has long characterized Matthean scholarship. He established Matthew's imperial context by examining Roman imperial ideology and material presence in Anitoch, the traditional provenance for Matthew. Carter argues that Matthean Christology, which presents Jesus as God's agent, is shaped by claims - and protests against those claims - that the emperor and the empire are God's agents. He pays particular attention to the Gospel's central irony, namely that in depicting God's ways and purposes, the Gospel employs the very imperial framework that it resists. Matthew and Empire challenges traditional readings of Matthew and encourage fresh perspectives in Matthean scholarship."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved