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Return from Emmaus: The Resurrection Theme in Scripture
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Return from Emmaus: The Resurrection Theme in Scripture


Warren A. Gage 2011

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The New Testament figures of speech for resurrection include

  • Birth from barrenness
  • Awakening from sleep
  • Revival from thirst or hunger
  • Deliverance through baptismal waters of judgment
  • Release from imprisonment
  • Return from exile
  • Death decree and release
  • The raising up of a fallen tabernacle

Return from Emmaus explores these figures of speech in the Old Testament to see how the evangelists and apostles would have identified the gospel of resurrection in numerous Hebrew passages.

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Key Features

  • Strives to understand the Old Testament the way that the apostles did in terms of the resurrection
  • Provides fresh insight on resurrection theology
  • Analyzes figures of speech in the Old Testament and their relationship to the resurrection


  • Part One: The Resurrection Theme throughout the Scriptures
    • The Resurrection as the Theme of the Old Testament
    • The Gospel Pattern of Suffering (Death and Burial) Followed by Glory (Resurrection)
  • Part Two: Eight Essays on the Resurrection Theology of the New Testament
    • The Resurrection Portrayed in New Testament Dramatic Narrative
    • The Gospel Foreseen in the Healing Ministry of Jesus According to Mark
    • Gospel Symmetry in the Book of Luke
    • John’s Theology of the Suffering and Glory of the Word of God
    • The Open Tomb as the Door to the New World
    • Luke’s Vision of Resurrection Power: The Desert Blossoms with Redemption and a Dry Tree Bears Fruit
    • The Brightest Heaven of Imagination: The New Testament Vision of the Radiant Splendor of Resurrection Redemption
    • “What Things?” the Resurrection and Redemption’s Comic Turn

Product Details

  • Title: Return from Emmaus: The Resurrection Theme in Scripture
  • Author: Warren A. Gage
  • Publisher: St. Andrews House
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 97

About Warren A. Gage

Warren A. Gage is the president of the Alexandrian Forum, a ministry dedicated to bringing in-depth biblical and classical education back to our churches and communities. Warren holds a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, a JD from Southern Methodist University, and a MA and PhD from the University of Dallas. Prior to his work for the Alexandrian Forum, he served as a professor of Old Testament and classical studies at Knox Theological Seminary. He is known for his advocacy of biblical typology and a literary approach to biblical exposition which demonstrates that all of Scripture points toward Christ.