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Author Huizenga, Leroy Andrew, 1974-

Title The new Isaac : tradition and intertextuality in the Gospel of Matthew / by Leroy A. Huizenga
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 337 pages)
Series Supplements to Novum Testamentum, 0167-9732 ; v. 131
Supplements to Novum Testamentum ; v. 131
Contents The fate of the figure of Isaac in the Gospel of Matthew -- The Model Reader, the encyclopedia and textual intention -- The Model Reader, intertextuality and biblical studies -- The Akedah prior to the Common Era -- The Akedah in the first century of the Common Era -- The figure of Isaac in the first chapter of the Gospel of Matthew -- The baptism of God's beloved Son -- The Suffering Servant and Matthean Christology -- The dearth of the Servant in the encyclopedia of early Judaism -- The transfiguration of the beloved Son -- Endurance unto death : the paschal Passion of the beloved Son -- Conclusions and reflections on the Gospel of Matthew and the new Isaac
Summary This work contends that when rightly read as a coherent narrative in its first-century setting, the Gospel of Matthew evinces a significant Isaac typology which coheres well with the Matthean themes of Jesus as new temple and ultimate sacrifice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-319) and indexes
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Subject Isaac (Biblical patriarch)
Isaac (Biblical patriarch) -- Sacrifice.
Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Bible. Matthew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Matthew -- Relation to Genesis.
Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Intertextuality in the Bible.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009029998
ISBN 9047429133 (electronic bk.)
9789047429135 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Tradition and intertextuality in the Gospel of Matthew