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The Death of Jesus in the Letter to the Hebrews

Monaghan, Christopher J. (2015) The Death of Jesus in the Letter to the Hebrews. In: Pasion de Jesucristo. San Pablo, Madrid, pp. 804-816. ISBN 978-84-285-4687-4

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Abstract

This article explores the ways in which Jesus’ suffering, death and subsequent exaltation are developed by the author of Hebrews. In the introduction attention is briefly paid to the genre, structure, the variety of images and metaphors, as well as the many comparisons employed in Hebrews. Major sections of the article explore how Jesus’ suffering as Son of God is treated, and the once and for all nature of his sacrifice and offering of himself as high priest. Hebrew’s powerful and evocative reflection on the saving significance of the death of Jesus is one in which his humanity, and his Sonship, are held and honoured in a creative and life-giving tension.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Death of Jesus, Letter to the Hebrews
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Biblical Studies, general
B - New Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Rev Christopher Monaghan
Date Deposited: 28 May 2015 02:59
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2015 01:57
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1764

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