Names for the Messiah: An Advent Study  -     By: Walter Brueggemann
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Isaiah 9:6 pronounces four titles for the coming Messiah: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Brueggemann, one of our most admired Old Testament scholars, reconstructs the first-century Jewish expectations for a deliverer, then evaluates how Jesus did and did not fulfill them. 96 pages, softcover. Westminster John Knox.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0664262570
ISBN-13: 9780664262570

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In Isaiah 9:6, a divine utterance is given to us using four royal titles—Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Names for the Messiah ponders each title and how the people understood it then, how Jesus did or did not fulfill the title, and how Christians interpret Jesus as representative of that title.

Christians have claimed from the beginning that Jesus was the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament. In this study, best-selling author Walter Brueggemann tackles the questions: “What were these expectations?” and “Did Jesus fulfill them?”

Author Bio

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. An ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, he is the author of dozens of books, including Sabbath as Resistance; Journey to the Common Good; Introduction to the Old Testament, Second Edition; Mandate to Difference; and From Whom No Secrets Are Hid.

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    JESUS is the MESSIAH
    October 25, 2016
    joyful334209
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    Gender: Female
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    This review was written for Names for the Messiah: An Advent Study - eBook.
    The book is not hard to read, and you can understand it well. But it was very dry and it wad very slow. I felt like the author knew what they were trying to say but they kept writing until they found exactly what they wanted to say but they never really got there. They did use Scripture in the book which is important for anyone - very important. although I don't really see how it should be that way, but that is how the author intended it to be There are more names than four that the author used for my MESSIAH and that also was a disappointment as well. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
  2. FL
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: Female
    2 Stars Out Of 5
    JESUS is the MESSIAH
    October 25, 2016
    joyful334209
    FL
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: Female
    Quality: 2
    Value: 2
    Meets Expectations: 2
    The book is not hard to read, and you can understand it well. But it was very dry and it wad very slow. I felt like the author knew what they were trying to say but they kept writing until they found exactly what they wanted to say but they never really got there. They did use Scripture in the book which is important for anyone - very important. although I don't really see how it should be that way, but that is how the author intended it to be There are more names than four that the author used for my MESSIAH and that also was a disappointment as well. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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