Sacred Tradition in the New Testament: Tracing Old Testament Themes in the Gospels and Epistles

Sacred Tradition in the New Testament: Tracing Old Testament Themes in the Gospels and Epistles

by Stanley E. Porter
Sacred Tradition in the New Testament: Tracing Old Testament Themes in the Gospels and Epistles

Sacred Tradition in the New Testament: Tracing Old Testament Themes in the Gospels and Epistles

by Stanley E. Porter

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Overview

Leading biblical scholar Stanley Porter critiques the state of research regarding the New Testament's use of the Old Testament and sacred traditions. He provides needed orientation for readers interested in New Testament references to themes such as "son of man" and "suffering servant" as well as the faith of Abraham and the Passover. Porter explains that examining scriptural traditions is fundamental to understanding central ideas in the New Testament regarding Jesus. He sheds light on major themes in New Testament Christology and soteriology, offering fresh, constructive proposals.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493401888
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/12/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 336
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Stanley E. Porter (PhD, University of Sheffield) is president, dean, professor of New Testament, and Roy A. Hope Chair in Christian Worldview at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario. He has authored or edited dozens of books, including How We Got the New Testament and Linguistic Analysis of the Greek New Testament.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction
Part 1: Background, Method, and Terminology
1. Background to Discussion of Sacred Tradition
2. Method and Terminology in Discussion of Sacred Tradition
Part 2: Jesus and Sacred Tradition
3. Daniel 7:13 and the Son of Man
4. Isaiah 42-53 and the Suffering Servant
5. The Son of God and the Messiah and Jesus
Part 3: The Gospels and Sacred Tradition
6. Exodus 12 and the Passover Theme in John
7. Psalm 22 and the Passion of Jesus
Part 4: The Epistles and Sacred Tradition
8. Genesis 15:6 in Paul and James
9. Esau in Romans and Hebrews, by Bryan R. Dyer
10. "Jesus Christ" in Paul's Letters
Conclusion
Indexes

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