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The torn veil : Matthew's exposition of the death of Jesus

Author: Daniel M Gurtner
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 139.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
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In this 2001 text, Daniel Gurtner examines the meaning of the rending of the veil in Matthew 27:51a by considering the functions of the veil in the Old Testament and its symbolism in ancient Judaism. He concludes that the rending of the veil is an apocalyptic assertion like the opening of heaven. - Publisher.
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Title: The torn veil : Matthew's exposition of the death of Jesus /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel M Gurtner
ISBN: 9780521187381; 0521187389
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-268) and indexes.
Content: Introduction -- Veils in the Old Testament -- Functionality and identity in the 'veil of the temple' -- The veil in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism -- Matthew's temple and Jesus' death : hermeneutical keys to the rending of the veil -- Analysis of the Matthean velum scissum pericope -- Conclusion : Matthew's velum scissum : retrospect and prospect.
Description: xxii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction -- Veils in the Old Testament -- Functionality and identity in the 'veil of the temple' -- The veil in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism -- Matthew's temple and Jesus' death : hermeneutical keys to the rending of the veil -- Analysis of the Matthean velum scissum pericope -- Conclusion : Matthew's velum scissum : retrospect and prospect.
Responsibility: Daniel M. Gurtner.
Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Year: 2010.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,
Standard Numbers: National Library: 015654237
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: BS2575.53; Dewey No.: 226.206
Series: Society for New Testament studies monograph series ;; Number: 139; Variation: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies) ; 139.
OCLC No.: 665137503

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In this 2001 text, Daniel Gurtner examines the meaning of the rending of the veil in Matthew 27:51a by considering the functions of the veil in the Old Testament and its symbolism in ancient Judaism. He concludes that the rending of the veil is an apocalyptic assertion like the opening of heaven. - Publisher.
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Review of the hardback: 'Gurtner has produced an extremely valuable study that clarifies many of the issues that revolve around this small but highly significant detail in the Matthean text.' The Read more...

 
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