The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Nov 7, 1955 - Religion - 318 pages
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This modern classic of biblical scholarship explains what the apostles meant when they used such words as "redeem," "covenant," "propitiate," "reconcile," and "justify." Leon Morris carefully explores these themes against the backgrounds of both Old Testament Judaism and New Testament Christianity a rewarding task that results in a more complete understanding of these key Christian terms.
 

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User Review  - jclemence - LibraryThing

The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross is not so much a book as it is a collection of word studies. Each chapter (or, at times, two-chapter unit) provides an in-depth study of a Greek word used by the ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookAlert - LibraryThing

This is a classic work on key gospel words in the New Testament. Morris seeks to do the hard linguistics work to understand vital words such as: justification, propitiation, expiation, etc. Without a ... Read full review

Contents

I
11
II
65
III
112
IV
129
V
179
VI
214
VII
251
VIII
269
IX
299
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About the author (1955)

Leon Morris (1914 2006) retired as Principal of Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia, in 1979. He is the author of more than forty books, including The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross, the volumes on Matthew and Romans in The Pillar New Testament Commentary, and the volumes on John and the Thessalonian epistles in the New International Commentary on the New Testament.

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