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Hebrews and the Temple : Attitudes to the Temple in Second Temple Judaism and in Hebrews (Hardcover)

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"In Hebrews and the Temple Philip Church argues that the silence of Hebrews concerning the Temple does not mean that the author is not interested in the Temple. He writes to encourage his readers to abandon their preoccupation with it and to follow Jesusto their eschatological goal. Following extensive discussions of attitudes to the Temple in the literature of Second Temple Judaism, Church turns to Hebrews and argues that the Temple is presented there as a symbolic foreshadowing of the eschatological dwelling of God with his people. Now that the eschatological moment has arrived with the exaltation of Christ to the right hand of God, preoccupation with the Temple and its rituals must cease"--
Number of Pages: 615.0
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Novum Testamentum Supplements
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Philip Church
Language: English
Street Date: March 23, 2017
TCIN: 52028610
UPC: 9789004339507
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-9462

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