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Hearing the Old Testament in the New Testament
Stanley E. Porter
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How does the New Testament echo the Old? Which versions of the Hebrew Scriptures were authoritative for New Testament writers? The appearance of concepts, images, and passages from the Old Testament in the books of the New raises important questions about textual versions, allusions, and the differences between ancient and modern meaning.
Written by ten distinguished scholars, Hearing the Old Testament in the New Testament first lays out significant foundational issues and then systematically investigates the use of the Old in the New Testament. In a culminating essay Andreas Köstenberger both questions and affirms the other contributors’ findings. These essays together will reward a wide range of New Testament readers with a wealth of insights.
James W. Aageson
Craig A. Evans
Sylvia C. Keesmaat
Michael P. Knowles
Andreas J. Köstenberger
R. Timothy McLay
Stanley E. Porter
Kurt Anders Richardson
Dennis L. Stamps
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About the Author
Stanley E. Porter is president, dean, and professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. He is the author of several books on the New Testament, including Paul in Acts and The Criteria for Authenticity in Historical-Jesus Research and the editor of more than forty other books.
Table of Contents
Introduction: The Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament
The Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament as a Rhetorical Device: A Methodological Proposal
Biblical Texts and the Scriptures for the New Testament Church
Scripture, History, Messiah: Scriptural Fulfillment and the Fullness of Time in Matthew's Gospel
The Beginning of the Good News and the Fulfillment of Scripture in the Gospel of Mark
Scripture Justifies Mission: The Use of the Old Testament in Luke-Acts
"They Saw His Glory and Spoke of Him": The Gospel of John and the Old Testament
Written Also for Our Sake: Paul's Use of Scripture in the Four Major Epistles, with a Study of 1 Corinthians 10
In the Face of the Empire: Paul's Use of Scripture in the Shorter Epistles
Job as Exemplar in the Epistle of James
The Use of Scripture in the Pastoral and General Epistles and the Book of Revelation
Hearing the Old Testament in the New: A Response
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Ancient Sources
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