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A Cloud of Witnesses: The Theology of Hebrews in its Ancient Contexts
Bauckham, Richard, Daniel Driver, Trevor Hart and Nathan MacDonald, editors

New York: T & T Clark, 2008 pp. xiv + 238. $130.00

Series Information
Library of New Testament Studies, 387


Description: The book of Hebrews has often been the Cinderella of the New Testament, overlooked and marginalized; and yet it is one of the most interesting and theologically significant books in the New Testament. A Cloud of Witness examines the theology of the book in the light of its ancient historical context. There are chapters devoted to the structure of Hebrews, the person of Jesus Christ, Hebrews within the context of Second Temple Judaism and the Greco-Roman empire and the role of Hebrews in early Christian thought.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Hebrews and Catholic Epistles, Hebrews, Literature

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Review by Scott Mackie
Published 8/22/2009
Citation: Scott Mackie, review of Richard Bauckham, Trevor Hart, Nathan MacDonald, and Daniel Driver, eds., A Cloud of Witnesses: The Theology of Hebrews in its Ancient Contexts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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