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Christology, Hermeneutics, and Hebrews (Library Of New Testament Studies Series)

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This book discusses the history of the interpretation of the Letter to the Hebrews across the last two millennia. Beginning with the Patristic period, essays go on to examine the responses of Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Calvin, as well...

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This book discusses the history of the interpretation of the Letter to the Hebrews across the last two millennia. Beginning with the Patristic period, essays go on to examine the responses of Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Calvin, as well as more recent figures such as Karl Barth and contemporary global interpreters.

The premise behind the work is to move study of Hebrews away from the perennial arguments about its authorship and provenance and to instead engage with it from a theological perspective, focusing upon the text's reception history. Consequently the issue of the Christological message in Hebrews is at the forefront and is considered both in terms of the interpreter's context and historical setting. At the end of the book the investigations are summarised and responded to by leading scholars Harold Attridge, Donald A. Hagner and Kathryn Greene-McCreight; providing a fitting conclusion to a radical academic project.

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Jon Laansma (Ed)

Jon Laansma is Associate Professor of Ancient Languages and New Testament, Wheaton College, IL, USA.

Daniel Treier (Ed)

Daniel J. Treier (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is associate professor of theology at Wheaton College. He is the author of Virtue and the Voice of God: Toward Theology as Wisdom (Eerdmans) Introducing Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Recovering a Christian Practice (Baker) and Ecclesiastes and Proverbs (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible).
He is also co-editor of several books, including The Cambridge Companion to Evangelical Theology, Justification: What's at stake in the Current Debate, The Beauty of God: Theology and the Arts and the award-winning Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible.
Koorong - Editorial Review.

  • Abbreviations List Of Contributors Preface 1. Hebrews: Yesterday, Today, And Future: An Illustrative Survey, Diagnosis, Prescription - Jon C. Laansma 2. Christological Ideas In The Greek Commentaries On The Epistle To The Hebrews - Frances M. Young 3. Irenaeus And Hebrews - D. Jeffrey Bingham 4. 'clothed With Spiritual Fire': John Chrysostom's Homilies On The Letter To Hebrews - Charles Kannengiesser 5. Thomas Aquinas And The Epistle To The Hebrews: 'the Excellence Of Christ' - Daniel Keating 6. Christology In Martin Luther's Lectures On Hebrews - Mickey L. Mattox7. The Perfect Priest: Calvin On The Christ Of Hebrews - R. Michael Allen 8. Typology, The Messiah, And John Owen's Theological Reading Of Hebrews - Kelly M. Kapic 9. The Identity Of The Son: Karl Barth's Exegesis Of Hebrews 1.1-4 (and Similar Passages) - Bruce L. Mccormack 10. The Living Word Versus The Proof Text? Hebrews In Modern Systematic Theology - Daniel J. Treier And Christopher Atwood 11. Hebrews And The History Of Its Interpretation: A Biblical Scholar's Response - Harold W. Attridge 12. Hebrews: A Book For Today; A Biblical Scholar's Response - Donald A. Hagner 13. Hebrews: Yesterday, Today, And Future; A Theologian's Response - Kathryn Greene-mccreight Bibliography Index Of References To Premodern Sources Index Of Authors

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