The Death of Jesus in Matthew: Innocent Blood and the End of Exile

The Death of Jesus in Matthew: Innocent Blood and the End of Exile

by Catherine Sider Hamilton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107110519
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/16/2017
Series: Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series , #167
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Catherine Sider Hamilton is Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek at Wycliffe College in the University of Toronto, and Priest-in-charge at St Matthew's Anglican Church, Toronto. She received a Helliwell-Thompson doctoral fellowship from Wycliffe College and a SSHRC doctoral grant which enabled her to begin and complete this book. She is a member of the Society for Biblical Literature and the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies and has given numerous papers at these annual conferences. She has published peer-reviewed articles on Matthew and on Paul. In addition, she writes on women in the early church and is currently co-authoring the book Paul and Women through the Ages (forthcoming). She owns and maintains the blog, feastfastferia.wordpress.com, exploring the rhythms of the Christian year.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Introducing the question; 2. Innocent blood in the gospel of Matthew: a narrative-critical study; Part II. Innocent Blood in Second-Temple Jewish and Rabbinic Literature: 3. 1 Enoch and the cosmic sweep of innocent blood: from Cain and blood to flood and judgment; 4. Other Cain/blood-flood/judgment traditions; 5. The blood of Zechariah in the lives of the prophets and Rabbinic literature; Part III. Innocent Blood and the Gospel of Matthew: 6. Zechariah traditions and Cain/Blood-flood/Judgment traditions; 7. The meaning of innocent blood in Matthew: pollution and purgation, exile and restoration; Part IV. Conclusion: 8. Conclusion.

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