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Matthew's Emmanuel : Divine Presence and God's People in the First Gospel - David D. Kupp

Matthew's Emmanuel

Divine Presence and God's People in the First Gospel

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Published: 26th May 2011
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Matthew uniquely highlights Jesus as "Emmanuel," but almost wholly overlooked are the deeper implications of this "presence" motif for Matthean christology. Kupp takes a multidisciplinary approach to the weaving of the Emmanuel Messiah into the story-telling, redaction and christology of the Gospel. Kupp employs the lenses of both narrative and historical criticism to produce the first monograph in English on the divine presence in Matthew. Matthew's Gospel is a story that compels, a text with a history and a christological treatise.

"A fine intelligent analysis of the theme of Emmanuel in Matthew's Gospel..." Wendy Cotter, C.S.J.; Studies in Religion "An engaging and important study." Fred W. Burnett, Religious Studies Review

Introduction
Matthew-s narrative art
Reading Matthew-s story of divine presence
Paradigms of presence in the Old Testament
-I am with you-: the Old Testament tradition of the saying
Matthew 1: The birth of the -God-with-us- Messiah
Matthew 18.1-20: The presence of Jesus and his ecclesia
Matthew 28.16-20: The presence of the risen Jesus
Jesus-s presence and Matthew-s Christology
Conclusion
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ISBN: 9780521570077
ISBN-10: 0521570077
Series: Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 26th May 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.48