Item description for Church and Community in Crisis: The Gospel According to Matthew (New Testament in Context) by J. Andrew Overman...
Overview While the commentaries in this book build on detailed and precise scholarly knowledge concerning the New Testament, they do not presuppose knowledge of the original Greek New Testament or of the Hebrew scriptures. Rather, they attempt to provide clarity, insight, and access to the meaning of the documents for serious students.
Publishers Description The aim of this series is to enable serious students of the New Testament pastor s intermediate-level scholars, and disciplined, seeking lay people to gain insights into and understanding of the basic meaning and intent of the New Testament writings by highlighting the context in which they were produced. While the commentaries build on detailed and precise scholarly knowledge concerning the new Testament and include fresh translations of the document under consideration, they do not presuppose knowledge of the original Greek New Testament or the Hebrew Scriptures on the part of the reader.The commentaries intend to make clear to the reader what are the major conceptual and cultural features of the work under analysis, and what role the document played in the origins of Christianity and in subsequent Christian thought.Church and Community in Crisis shows how Matthew s Gospel was shaped by an in response to local and regional tensions within Jewish society and culture in the post-70 C.E. period in Palestine.J. Andrew Overman teaches in the Department of Religion and Classics at Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN, and is the author of Matthew s Gospel and Formative Judaism: The Social World of the Matthean Community.
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Studio: Trinity Press International
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.52" Width: 5.55" Height: 1.06" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1996
Publisher Trinity Press International
Series New Testament In Context Comment
ISBN 156338101X ISBN13 9781563381010
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More About J. Andrew Overman
J. Andrew Overman teaches in the Department of Religion and Classics at Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN, and is the author of Matthew s Gospel and Formative Judaism: The Social World of the Matthean Community.
J. Andrew Overman was born in 1955.
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