Item description for The Coming King and the Rejected Shepherd: Matthew's Reading of Zechariah's Messianic Hope (New Testament Monographs) by Clay Alan Ham...
Surprisingly, this is the first full-length study devoted to Matthew's use of Zechariah by way of quotation and allusion. Three times he cites Zechariah (21.5; 26.31; 27.9-10), and on at least eight occasions he alludes to the prophet (23.35; 24.30, 31, 36; 25.31; 26.15, 28, 56). It is the messianic vision of Zechariah that has appealed to Matthew, with its elements of the restoration of the humble Davidic king, the smiting of the divinely appointed shepherd, the creation of a renewed remnant, and the worship of Yahweh by all nations. Among the questions Ham undertakes to resolve in this precise and clearly presented monograph are: how much Matthew's reading of Zechariah owes to his Jewish predecessors, how much he is in harmony with other early Christian readers of the prophet, and to what extent his image of Jesus has been shaped by Zechariah's eschatological hopes.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jun 6, 2006
Publisher Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd
ISBN 190504870X ISBN13 9781905048700
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