Early Christian Interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel: Investigations and Proposals

Early Christian Interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel: Investigations and Proposals

by Craig A. Evans
     
 

This book explores the ways in which early Christian writers and communities, from late antiquity through the New Testament period, interpreted the scriptures of Israel, as they sought to understand Jesus and the Gospel in relation to God's revelation and past acts in history. These essays represent work on the growing edge of studies of the relationship of the Old

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This book explores the ways in which early Christian writers and communities, from late antiquity through the New Testament period, interpreted the scriptures of Israel, as they sought to understand Jesus and the Gospel in relation to God's revelation and past acts in history. These essays represent work on the growing edge of studies of the relationship of the Old Testament to the New Testament. The contents, authored by both veteran and younger scholars, treat methods and canons, Jesus and the Gospels, and Acts and the Epistles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781850756798
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Series:
Library of New Testament Studies Series
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

Craig A. Evans (Ph.D., Claremont) is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Acadia Divinity College Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

James A. Sanders is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at the Claremont School of Theology, and Professor Emeritus of Religion at Claremont Graduate University. He is also President of the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center.

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