Finding yourself an intercessor : New Testament prayer from Hebrews to Jude in "Into God's Presence: Prayer in the New Testament (Mcmaster New Testament Studies)"

J. Ramsey Michaels

Finding yourself an intercessor : New Testament prayer from Hebrews to Jude
Finding yourself an intercessor : New Testament prayer from Hebrews to Jude

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One cannot fully understand the New Testament without grasping the importance of prayer throughout its pages. Yet prayer has received limited attention as a topic for serious study. Into God's Presence offers a comprehensive look at the nature and use of prayer in the life and ministry of Jesus, in his teachings, and among his earliest followers.

Written by twelve leading biblical scholars with diverse confessional perspectives, the book first sets the background of Christian prayer by discussing prayer in the Old Testament, the Greco-Roman world, first-century Judaism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. The rest of the book studies prayer as it appears from Matthew to Revelation, with special attention given to Jesus as an exemplar and teacher of prayer.

  • Contents
  • Prayer in the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible - Christopher R. Seitz
  • Prayer in the Greco-Roman world - David E. Aune
  • Prayer in Jewish life of the first century as background to early Christianity - Asher Finkel
  • Prayer in the Dead Sea scrolls - Eileen M. Schuller
  • The canticles of Luke's infancy narrative : the appropriation of a Biblical tradition - Stephen Farris
  • Jesus, example and teacher of prayer in the Synoptic Gospels - I. Howard Marshall
  • The Lord's Prayer as a paradigm of Christian prayer - N. T. Wright
  • God's name, Jesus' name, and prayer in the Fourth Gospel - Andrew T. Lincoln
  • Persevering together in prayer : the significance of prayer in the Acts of the Apostles - Joel B. Green
  • Prayer in the Pauline letters - Richard N. Longenecker
  • Finding yourself an intercessor : New Testament prayer from Hebrews to Jude - J. Ramsey Michaels
  • Prayer in the Book of Revelation - Richard Bauckham

Pages: 312
Publisher: Eerdmans
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0802848834
ISBN-13: 9780802848833


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