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Matthew's Transfiguration story and Jewish-Christian controversy / A.D.A. Moses.

Moses, A. D. A. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. Matthew, XVII, 1-8 > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jesus Christ > Transfiguration.
Moses (Biblical leader) > In the New Testament.
Bible. Matthew, XVII > Criticism and interpretation, etc.
Bible. Matthew > Relation to the Old Testament.
Jésus-Christ > Transfiguration > Enseignement biblique.
Bible. New Testament. Matthieu. XVII, 1-13 > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. New Testament > Relation avec l'Ancien Testament.
Bible. New Testament. Matthieu > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Christianity and other religions > Judaism.
Judaism > Relations > Christianity.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781441192684
  • ISBN: 1441192689
  • ISBN: 1283207761
  • ISBN: 9781283207768
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (294 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1996.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-272) and indexes.
Summary: The Gospel accounts of the transfiguration of Jesus continue to puzzle the average reader. The purpose of this book is to address some of the perplexing issues surrounding the event, and to explain the significance of the transfiguration, particularly in Matthew's Gospel. It demonstrates that Matthew's account of the event is to be seen in the context of first-century controversy between Christians and Jews about Jesus and Moses, with the Jews emphasizing Moses' greatness and Matthew portraying the transfiguration within Moses-Sinai categories and also in terms of the enigmatic Son of Man figure in Daniel 7. Possible influence of the transfiguration event is also seen elsewhere, particularly in 2 Corinthians 3 and 4, where, the author argues, Paul uses his Damascus road experience as a counter to his opponents' emphasis on the law and Peter's witness to Jesus' transfiguration.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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