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Matthew, poet of the Beatitudes [electronic resource] / H. Benedict Green.

By: Green, H. Benedict.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 203.Publisher: Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (350 p.).ISBN: 9780567196767 (electronic bk.); 0567196763 (electronic bk.); 1283194066; 9781283194068.Subject(s): Beatitudes -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Matthew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. N.T. Matthew | Bible. N.T. Matthieu -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | B�eatitudes -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. N.T. Matthieu -- Relation avec l'Ancien Testament | Po�esie h�ebra�ique biblique | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Matthe�us (bijbelboek) | Zaligsprekingen | Dichtkunst | Bergpredigt | Matth�ausevangeliumGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Matthew, poet of the Beatitudes.DDC classification: 226.206 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. The Beatitudes as poetry -- pt. 2. Poetry and the meaning of the Beatitudes -- pt. 3. Conclusions.
Summary: Green argues that the Beatitudes in Matthew's version are a carefully constructed poem, exhibiting a number of the characteristics of Hebrew poetry as we know it from the Old Testament; but as certain of these, such as rhyme and alliteration, cannot survive translation, what we have here is an original composition in Greek. This is shown to be no isolated phenomenon in the gospel; a series of texts found at specially significant points in it disclose similar characteristics. The findings cut across conventional source attributions and reveal the creative hand of the evangelist. By studying the.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-328) and indexes.

pt. 1. The Beatitudes as poetry -- pt. 2. Poetry and the meaning of the Beatitudes -- pt. 3. Conclusions.

Green argues that the Beatitudes in Matthew's version are a carefully constructed poem, exhibiting a number of the characteristics of Hebrew poetry as we know it from the Old Testament; but as certain of these, such as rhyme and alliteration, cannot survive translation, what we have here is an original composition in Greek. This is shown to be no isolated phenomenon in the gospel; a series of texts found at specially significant points in it disclose similar characteristics. The findings cut across conventional source attributions and reveal the creative hand of the evangelist. By studying the.

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