The Old Testament in the New Testament: Essays in Honour of J.L. North
The Old Testament in the New Testament: Essays in Honour of J.L. North

The Old Testament in the New Testament: Essays in Honour of J.L. North

in The Library of New Testament Studies

by Steve P. Moyise, Maurice Casey, Michael D. Goulder, David Instone-Brewer, Maarten J. J. Menken, Crispin H. T. Fletcher-Louis, Judith M. Lieu, Wendy E. S. North, Peter Doble, J. C. O'Neill, Morna D. Hooker, Ivor H. Jones, Ian Paul, and J. Lionel North

Pages 304
Publisher T&T Clark
Published 2000
ISBN-13 9781841270616
This collection of papers from members of the 'Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament' seminar (held at St Deinid's, Hawarden, Wales) has been commissioned to honour its retiring chairperson, J.L. North. It includes contributions by Michael Goulder (Isaiah 61), Joel Marcus (Matthew), Maurice Casey (Christology), George Brooke (Parables), Judith Lieu (John), Peter Doble (Acts), Morna Hooker (Philippians), John O'Neill (Galatians), Ivor Jones (2 Thessalonians), Martin Menken (Matthew) and Steve Moyise (Intertextuality). BLURB AS REWRITTEN BY PRD 11 JANUARY 2000: It is well known, but not always appreciated that the 'Bible' of the earliest Christians was the Old Testament. How did the New Testament writers justify their faith in the risen Messiah from these Jewish scriptures? In this book, distinguished biblical scholars supply answers to these questions, both in general terms and from specific examples. Under review come individual New Testament writers (Matthew, Paul, John) and important themes (the Anointed One, monogamy and divorce), while crucial passages such as John 11, Isaiah 66 and Revelation 12 are put under the microscope. This collection demonstrates the ingenuity and vitality of early Christian scriptural exegesis, and offers the reader an up to date picture of the most recent research in one of the central issues of New Testament literary and theological study.

  • Table of contents
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • List of Contributors
  • Part I - Introduction
    • Intertextuality and the Study of the Old Testament in the New Testament - Steve Moyise
    • Christology and the Legitimating Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament - Maurice Casey
    • Part II - Gospels And Acts
      • The Anointed - Michael Goulder
      • Jesus' Old Testament Basis for Monogamy - David Instone-Brewer
      • The Quotation from Jeremiah 31(38).15 in Matthew 2.18: A Study of Matthew's Scriptural Text - Maarten J. J. Menken
      • Jesus Inspects his Priestly War Party (Luke 14.25-35) - Crispin H. T. Fletcher-Louis
      • Narrative Analysis and Scripture in John - Judith Lieu
      • Jesus' Prayer in John 11 - Wendy Sproston North
      • Something Greater than Solomon: An Approach to Stephen's Speech - Peter Doble
    • Part III - Epistles And Revelation
      • 'For this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia' (Galatians 4.25) - J. C. O'Neill
      • Adam Redivivus Philippians 2 Once More - Morna D. Hooker
      • Once More, Isaiah 55: The Case of 2 Thessalonians - Ivor H. Jones
      • The Use of the Old Testament in Revelation 12 - Ian Paul
    • Part IV - Epilogue
      • KAINA KAI ΠAΛAIA: An Account of the British Seminar on the Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament - J. Lionel North
    • Index of References
    • Index of Authors

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