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Hermeneia: Matthew 1–7: A Commentary on Matthew 1–7
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Hermeneia: Matthew 1–7: A Commentary on Matthew 1–7

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Fortress Press 2007

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Overview

The birth narrative, the baptism and temptation of Jesus, the beginnings of his Galilean ministry, and the Sermon on the Mount are all brilliantly illumined by Ulrich Luz’s expert textual and historical-critical analysis and theological commentary. Luz brings special attention to the subsequent history of Christian appropriation of Matthew in homiletical and artistic interpretation, and addresses the terrible legacy of Christian anti-Judaism. This volume completes Luz’s 3-volume commentary on the Gospel of Matthew in the Hermeneia series. A translation of the earlier German edition of Matthew 1–7 appeared in Fortress Press’ Continental Commentary series. The text has been thoroughly revised and updated.

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Key Features

  • Explores the history of Christian appropriation of Matthew in homiletical and artistic interpretation
  • Addresses the terrible legacy of Christian anti-Judaism
  • Includes form criticism, tradition history, and social history

Praise for the Print Edition

The textual engagement is astute, the theological exploration is insightful, and the history of interpretation material is unmatched.

Warren Carter, Saint Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, MS

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About Ulrich Luz

Ulrich Luz was born in 1938, and he studied theology in Zürich and Göttingen under Hans Conzelmann, Eduard Schweizer, and Gerhard Ebeling. He taught at the International Christian University in Tokyo (1970–1971) and at the University of Göttingen (1972–1980), and he is now professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Bern in Switzerland. He received honorary degrees from the universities of Leipzig, Budapest, and Sibiu and served as president of the Societas Novi Testamenti Studiorum in 1998. He is the author of numerous books including Matthew in History: Interpretation, Influence, and Effects.

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