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The Letter to the Hebrews is of particular significance for the most important explanation of the sacrificial death of Christ contained in the New Testament. In this book, Barnabas Lindars explains the circumstances in which Hebrews was written, and expounds the writer's argument at length. At each stage of the survey, the writer's ideas are related to the main topics of New Testament theology. Special attention is paid to the rhetorical style of Hebrews, which marks it out as having been written in response to an urgent practical situation. The concluding chapters show the place of Hebrews in the context of the development of early Christianity, and indicate the lasting value of Hebrews for theology today.
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"...this volume is a significant pedagogical aid for the study of Hebrews." Religious Studies ReviewSee more reviews
"They are very useful volumes produced in the best tradition of British scholarship: lucidly written and argued without any claims the text cannot bear....the collected volumes belong on every reference shelf." Lawrence S. Cunningham, Commonweal
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- Date Published: May 1991
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521354875
- length: 172 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 14 mm
- weight: 0.37kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
List of abbreviations
1. The historical setting of Hebrews
2. The theology of Hebrews
3. Hebrews and the New Testament
4. The significance of Hebrews for today
List of further reading
Index of references
Index of names
Index of subjects.
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