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Reading the Old Testament in the New: The Gospel of Matthew
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Reading the Old Testament in the New: The Gospel of Matthew

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St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology 2017

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Overview

How did the New Testament writers read the Old Testament in light of the coming of Jesus Christ? This course offers an in-depth answer to that question, focusing on the use of the Old Testament in the Gospel of Matthew.

After looking at how first-century Jews interpreted the Law and the Prophets and studying patterns of interpretation found in Jesus and the New Testament writers, the course focuses its attention on Matthew. Matthew makes more than 100 Old Testament references, ranging from direct quotes to subtle allusions. Through a close reading of many of these texts, this course explores how the Old Testament forms an “implicit narrative” that is essential to understanding Matthew’s meaning and message.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Discusses how the Old Testament is interpreted by Jesus and the New Testament writers
  • Explores the narrative structure of Matthew’s Gospel and the essentiality of the implicit narrative
  • Looks at the Old Testament context for many of the specific sayings and events in Matthew’s Gospel

Contents

  • Lesson One: Learning to Listen for Echoes: A New Approach to the New Testament
  • Lesson Two: Son of David, Son of Abraham
  • Lesson Three: ‘Not to Abolish, But to Fulfill’
  • Lesson Four: Healing and Restoration
  • Lesson Five: Riddles of Rejection, Rock of Foundation
  • Lesson Six: David’s Son, David’s Lord

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