The Letter to the Hebrews

The Letter to the Hebrews

by Peter Thomas O'Brien
     
 

In this carefully crafted commentary, Peter O'Brien uses discourse analysis to show how the letter to the Hebrews is put together. He reveals what it would have meant for its first hearers and what it means for readers today. / O'Brien views the epistle as a “word of exhortation” — a homily or sermon that skillfully interweaves exposition and

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In this carefully crafted commentary, Peter O'Brien uses discourse analysis to show how the letter to the Hebrews is put together. He reveals what it would have meant for its first hearers and what it means for readers today. / O'Brien views the epistle as a “word of exhortation” — a homily or sermon that skillfully interweaves exposition and exhortation, encouraging faithful perseverance in the light of the superlative final word God has spoken in Christ. / “It would be difficult to find a more helpful guide than Peter O'Brien or a guide better endowed with his combination of competence and genial wisdom.” D. A. Carson (from the preface)

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ISBN-13:
9781844744220
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
596

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