Item description for What Are They Saying About the Letter to the Hebrews? (WATSA Series) by Daniel J. Harrington...
Overview A survey of scholarship on the greatest Christian sermon ever written and the most sustained and powerful theological reflection in the New Testament on the saving significance of Jesus' life, death, and exaltation.
Publishers Description Arguably the greatest Christian scrmon ever written, yet one of the more neglected and difficult writings in the New Testament, the Letter to the Hebrews is, writes Daniel Harrington, "a long reflection on Jesus as the definitive means of access to God." which is a sermon in written from, explores the thcological significance of the early Christian confession of faith that "Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures (1 Corinthians 15:3). In this survey of recent scholarship about Hebrews published since 1975, the author informs prospective students of resources available to them and what progress has been made in scholarship. As an introduction, the book highlights whorks that illumine the text in its first-century setting--"commentaries, setting, structure, and authorship. Then it discusses Hebrews' use of the Old Testament--"its hermencutical stance and use of biblical figures. Finally, the book treats the theology of Hebrews and some of its major themse. Biblical scholars, theologians, students, and pastors will find this work to be stimulating and enriching on the biblical, theological, and pastoral levels.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.44" Height: 0.32" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher Paulist Press
Series What Are They Saying About
ISBN 0809143208 ISBN13 9780809143207
Availability 0 units.
More About Daniel J. Harrington
Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, is professor of New Testament at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. He received his doctorate in biblical languages and literatures from Harvard University in 1970. He has been general editor of New Testament Abstracts since 1972 and is a past president of the Catholic Biblical Association of America (1985 86). He is the author of more than fifty books on various aspects of biblical studies, including the recently revised Reading the Old Testament.
Daniel J. Harrington currently resides in Cambridge, in the state of Massachusetts. Daniel J. Harrington has an academic affiliation as follows - Boston College.
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