The Judaizing Calvin: Sixteenth-Century Debates over the Messianic Psalms

The Judaizing Calvin: Sixteenth-Century Debates over the Messianic Psalms

by G. Sujin Pak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195371925

ISBN-13: 9780195371925

Pub. Date: 12/03/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

By exploring how Martin Luther, Martin Bucer, and John Calvin interpreted a set of eight messianic psalms (Psalms 2, 8, 16, 22, 45, 72, 110, 188), Sujin Pak elucidates key debates about Christological exegesis during the era of the Protestant reformation. More particularly, Pak examines the exegeses of Luther, Bucer, and Calvin in order to (a) reveal their

Overview

By exploring how Martin Luther, Martin Bucer, and John Calvin interpreted a set of eight messianic psalms (Psalms 2, 8, 16, 22, 45, 72, 110, 188), Sujin Pak elucidates key debates about Christological exegesis during the era of the Protestant reformation. More particularly, Pak examines the exegeses of Luther, Bucer, and Calvin in order to (a) reveal their particular theological emphases and reading strategies, (b) identify their debates over the use of Jewish exegesis and the factors leading to charges of 'judaizing' leveled against Calvin, and (c) demonstrate how Psalms reading and the accusation of judaizing serve distinctive purposes of confessional identity formation. In this way, she portrays the beginnings of those distinctive trends that separated Lutheran and Reformed exegetical principles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195371925
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/03/2009
Series:
History Theology Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

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