Tag Archives: Intertextuality

Matthew 3: 1-12 The Herald of the Kingdom of Heaven

Matthew 3: 1-12 Parallel Mark 1: 2-8, Luke 3: 1-17 1 In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, 2 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” 3 This is the one of … Continue reading

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Revelation 1 Opening Revelation

I have struggled with how to begin this since this has seemed like a Herculean task to approach a book which has given rise to any number of wild and disparate interpretations both recently and throughout the history of the … Continue reading

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Mark’s Portrait of Jesus and The World He Lived in Part 4

Mark’s Portrait of Jesus and The World He Lived in Part 4: A Scripture Shaped World When I originally did my presentation on the Gospel of Mark and the way that it interacts with the world in which Jesus lived … Continue reading

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Review of Reading Backwards by Richard B. Hays

READING BACKWARDS: FIGURAL CHRISTOLOGY AND THE FOURFOLD GOSPEL WITNESS, by Richard B. Hays. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2014. 155pp $34.95 Richard B. Hays began his work of examining how the earliest followers of Jesus were interpreters of scriptures in … Continue reading

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