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The Torn Veil : Matthew's Exposition of the Death of Jesus

Author: Daniel M Gurtner
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), no. 139.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this 2006 text, Daniel M. Gurtner examines the meaning of the rending of the veil at the death of Jesus in Matthew 27:51a by considering the functions of the veil in the Old Testament and its symbolism in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism. Gurtner incorporates these elements into a compositional exegesis of the rending text in Matthew. He concludes that the rending of the veil is an apocalyptic assertion like  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel M Gurtner
ISBN: 9780511487965 0511487967 9780521870641 052187064X
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511487965
OCLC Number: 776970691
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 22 Dec 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Veils in the Old Testament --
Functionality and identity of 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.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), no. 139.
Responsibility: Daniel M. Gurtner.

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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.  Read more...
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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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