The Theology of the Gospel of Matthew / Edition 1

The Theology of the Gospel of Matthew / Edition 1

by Ulrich Luz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521435765

ISBN-13: 9780521435765

Pub. Date: 09/28/2013

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Matthew's Gospel is the most significant Jewish-Christian document of the New Testament. Ulrich Luz both outlines and elucidates the story told in the Gospel, emphasizing its focal points: the Sermon on the Mount, the miracles, the renunciation of possessions, and particularly the theology of judgment by works, an idea that represents both a challenge, in its

Overview

Matthew's Gospel is the most significant Jewish-Christian document of the New Testament. Ulrich Luz both outlines and elucidates the story told in the Gospel, emphasizing its focal points: the Sermon on the Mount, the miracles, the renunciation of possessions, and particularly the theology of judgment by works, an idea that represents both a challenge, in its quest for a church set apart from non-Christians by deeds alone, and a burden, through its traumatic origin in the breach between Matthew's community and the Israelite majority.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521435765
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2013
Series:
New Testament Theology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Book; 2. The Prologue (Matthew 1:1-4:22); 3. The discourse on the Mount (Matthew 5-7); 4. The ministry of the Messiah and his disciples in Israel (Matthew 8:1-11:30); 5. The origins of the community of disciples in Israel (Matthew 12:1-16:20); 6. The life of the community of disciples (Matthew 16:21-20:34); 7. The final reckoning with Israel and the judgement of the community (Matthew 21:1-25:46); 8. Passion and Easter (Matthew 26-28); 9. Concluding thoughts.

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