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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
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
Review by Scott Mackie
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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