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Proleptic priests [electronic resource] : priesthood in the Epistle to the Hebrews / John M. Scholer.

By: Scholer, John M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the New TestamentSupplement series: 49.Publisher: Sheffield : JSOT Press, c1991Description: 1 online resource (243 p.).ISBN: 9780567524386 (electronic bk.); 0567524388 (electronic bk.).Other title: Priesthood in the Epistle to the Hebrews.Subject(s): Bible. Hebrews -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Priesthood -- Biblical teaching | Jesus Christ -- Priesthood | Religion | J�esus-Christ -- Sacerdoce -- Enseignement biblique | Bible. N.T. H�ebreux -- Th�eologie | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Hebree�en (bijbelboek) | Priesterschap | Bible. N.T. �Ep�itres Paul H�ebreux -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Vocation sacerdotale | Hebr�aerbrief | PriesterGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Proleptic priests.DDC classification: 222 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: In no other New Testament writing does the interest in the cult and its practice figure more prominently than in the Epistle to the Hebrews. Whereas scholarly research has preoccupied itself with the high priesthood of Christ, comparatively little consideration has previously been given to the implied priesthood of the readers. Scholer begins with an examination of the role and function of the priesthood found in the Old Testament, Pseudepigrapha, Qumran, rabbinic, Philo and mystery traditions. His second goal is to discover why the readers of Hebrews may be described as priests, and how the h.
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Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--Union Theological Seminary in Virginia), 1988.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-220) and indexes.

In no other New Testament writing does the interest in the cult and its practice figure more prominently than in the Epistle to the Hebrews. Whereas scholarly research has preoccupied itself with the high priesthood of Christ, comparatively little consideration has previously been given to the implied priesthood of the readers. Scholer begins with an examination of the role and function of the priesthood found in the Old Testament, Pseudepigrapha, Qumran, rabbinic, Philo and mystery traditions. His second goal is to discover why the readers of Hebrews may be described as priests, and how the h.

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