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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 [i.e. 2006]
Series: Monograph series, 139.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel M Gurtner
ISBN: 052187064X 9780521870641 9780521187381 0521187389
OCLC Number: 783393690
Notes: Bew. van proefschrift St. Andrews.
Description: xxii, 297 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Veils in the Old Testament; 3. Functionality and identity in the 'veil of the temple'; 4. The veil in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism; 5. Matthew's temple and Jesus' death: hermeneutical keys to the rending of the veil; 6. Analysis of the Matthean velum scissum pericope; 7. Conclusion: Matthew's velum scissum - retrospect and prospect.
Series Title: Monograph series, 139.
Responsibility: Daniel M. Gurtner.
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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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