The Promise of the Father: Jesus and God in the New Testament  -     By: Marianne Meye Thompson
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The Promise of the Father: Jesus and God in the New Testament

Westminster John Knox Press / 2000 / Paperback

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Building upon and correcting the work of Joachim Jeremias, Thompson surveys the use of "Father" as an image for God in Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism, Jesus, the Synoptics, Paul and John. Thompson argues that, rather than rooting the image of God in a debate about gender, the image of "Father" really identifies an "ancestor" who grants an "inheritance."

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 200
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0664221971
ISBN-13: 9780664221973
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Publisher's Description

Marianne Thompson surveys the portrayal of God as Father in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism, in the ministry of Jesus, in the Synoptic Gospels, and in the writings of Paul and John. Thompson argues that, rather than rooting the image of God in a debate about gender, "Father" terminology really identifies an ancestor who grants inheritance.

Author Bio

Marianne Meye Thompson is George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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