Reading Matthew: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the First Gospel

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Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc., 2001 - Religion - 273 pages
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Reading Matthew provides thorough guidance through Matthew's story of Jesus. Garland's commentary reveals the movement of the story's plot while also highlighting the theology of Matthew. Reading Matthew is an essential book for students and ministers studying the first Gospel.
 

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Reading Matthew: a literary and theological commentary on the first gospel

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This commentary, organized by large sections, relates Matthew's concerns in his introduction of Jesus (chapters 1-4) to those in his account of Jesus' ministry (4-16) and of Jesus' passion, death, and ... Read full review

Contents

Introducation
1
Introduction
13
123
25
Gods Son in the Wilderness 31411
33
1216
43
A Charter for Discipleship 5181
51
2935
91
361042
109
1320
171
Introduction
179
241835
189
Whats in It for Us? The Demands and Rewards of the Kingdom
201
172122
211
232246
219
139
231
12546
239

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123
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145
136
155
11612
161
12756
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267
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David E. Garland is professor of religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Edited by Charles H. Talbert, Distinguished Professor of Religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, the Reading the New Testament commentary series presents cutting edge biblical research in accessible language that is both coherent and comprehensive.

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