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Title:
The Gospel of Matthew in current study : studies in memory of William G. Thompson, S.J.
Author:
Thompson, William G., 1930-1996.
Publication Information:
Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xii, 191 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
General Note:
Proceedings of a colloquium held June 12-14, 1998 at the Lake Shore Campus of Loyola University.
Language:
English
Contents:
Legacy of William G. Thompson, S.J. / Directions in Matthean studies / Matthew's advice to a divided readership / Early reception of Matthew's Gospel : new evidence from papyri? / Matthew's Gospel : pastoral problems and possibilities / Matthean Jesus and the healing of women / Matthew and community formation / Greco-Roman apotheosis traditions and the resurrection appearances in Matthew / Birth narrative of Matthew / Reading Matthew without anti-semitism
ISBN:
9780802846730
Format :
Book

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Central Library BS2575.52 .G67 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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First-rate scholars here explore the pastoral and academic aspects of the study of Matthew's Gospel. Built on the best of current research, these chapters cover a diverse range of significant topics in addition to highlighting the points of disagreement that continue to stimulate scholarship in the field. Published in memory of William G. Thompson, S. J., The Gospel of Matthew in Current Study is not only a fitting tribute to Thompson's lifelong interest in the First Gospel but is also an excellent introduction to contemporary Matthean studies with great potential as a classroom resource. Contributors: Richard S. Ascough David E. Aune Wendy Cotter Daniel J. Harrington Jack Dean Kingsbury Amy-Jill Levine Anthony J. Saldarini Donald Senior Graham N. Stanton Thomas H. Tobin Elaine Wainwright


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