The Birth of the Messiah: A Commentary on the Infancy Narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke

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Doubleday, 1999 - Religion - 752 pages
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The truth behind the Gospel accounts of the  Nativity, updated to include the latest research--a  classic by a renowned scholar, hailed as  "masterly" and "definitive" in the  original edition.


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This book is a classic of biblical exegesis. As a layperson, I've no doubt that this book owes much to other scholars, and in the time since this was published much scholarly debate has continued ... Read full review

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An amazing opus. Written with skill and depth, critical but still open for understanding and reception of the Christian tradition. Read full review

Contents

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Scholarship and the Infancy Narratives 1 2541
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General Introduction 573
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Brown was the Auburn Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.

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