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The Christology of Hebrews I and 2

L. D. Hurst

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament

Published in print November 1987 | ISBN: 9780198263265
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682452 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0011
The Christology of Hebrews I and 2

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This chapter presents an essay on the Christology of the first and second chapters of the Book of Hebrews. It analyses the book's Christology using the deductive reasoning employed by Sir Arthur Conan Coyle in his books about Sherlock Holmes and examines the parallel between Hebrews and the Books of Psalms and Samuel. It concludes that the first chapter of Hebrews is concerned with the status of one appointed to a glory greater than that of his comrades of angels and that the point of the extravaganza of chapter 1 leads readers of the epistle to the glory of mankind foretold in Psalm 8 and explored in chapter 2.

Keywords: Christology; Book of Hebrew; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Book of Psalms; Book of Samuel; glory; biblical criticism; biblical analysis

Chapter.  7944 words. 

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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