Matthew


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Matthew

by Jeannine K. Brown

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 352
Publication Date: April 2015
ISBN: 9780801092183

With large sections devoted to extended teachings and memorable sayings of Jesus, Matthew’s Gospel has been a favorite of Christians throughout the centuries. New Testament scholar Jeannine Brown helps readers understand this Gospel as theological biography. Matthew employs numerous Old Testament quotations and allusions to communicate his message of Jesus as Israel’s Messiah-King, the fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets, and the perfect Israel of God. He calls Jesus’ followers to embrace and live out self-giving ministry devoted to love, mercy, and justice.

Through careful examination and explanation of the text, Dr. Brown helps modern readers and teachers bring this important message from the first-century context into our own.
 With large sections devoted to extended teachings and memorable sayings of Jesus, Matthew’s Gospel has been a favorite of Christians throughout the centuries. New Testament scholar Jeannine Brown helps readers understand this Gospel as theological biography.

Matthew employs numerous Old Testament quotations and allusions to communicate his message of Jesus as Israel’s Messiah-King, the fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets, and the perfect Israel of God. He calls Jesus’ followers to embrace and live out self-giving ministry devoted to love, mercy, and justice. Through careful examination and explanation of the text, Dr. Brown helps modern readers and teachers bring this important message from the first-century context into our own.