Helping Jesus Fulfill Prophecy

Helping Jesus Fulfill Prophecy

by Robert J. Miller

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ISBN-13: 9781498228961
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 12/11/2015
Pages: 426
Sales rank: 692,633
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Robert J. Miller is Rosenberger Professor of Religious Studies and Christian Thought at Juniata College in Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Jesus Seminar and Its Critics (1999) and Born Divine (2003), and he is the editor of The Complete Gospels (4th ed., 2010).

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Abbreviations and Short Titles xv

Introduction 1

Part 1 Prophecy, Prediction, and Fulfillment in Israel

1 Prophecy and Prediction in Ancient Israel 17

2 False Prophecies from True Prophets 26

3 Fixing Failed Prophecies 42

4 Prophecy as Mysterious Revelation: The Influence of Greece 53

5 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Dead Sea Scrolls 65

6 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Septuagint, the Targums, and Josephus 87

Part 2 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the New Testament

7 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the New Testament: Introduction 109

8 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Gospel of Matthew 115

9 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Gospel of Mark 156

10 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles 163

11 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Gospel of John 175

12 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Letters of Paul 202

13 The Fulfillment of Prophecy in the Epistle to the Hebrews 215

Part 3 The Argument from Prophecy in Patristic Thought

14 Justin Martyr and the Argument from Prophecy 227

15 Between Justin and Augustine 265

16 Augustine and the Argument from Prophecy 279

Part 4 Modern Reckoning with the Argument from Prophecy

17 Modern Christian Thought and the Fulfillment of Prophecy 323

18 Reckoning with the Argument from Prophecy 352

Appendix 1 Muhammad in the Bible? 369

Appendix 2 Adam and Edom 379

Translations of Ancient Sources 387

Bibliography 391

Ancient Texts Quoted 397

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