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Author Mason, Eric Farrel.

Title 'You are a priest forever' [electronic resource] : Second Temple Jewish messianism and the priestly christology of the Epistle to the Hebrews / by Eric F. Mason.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


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Description xiii, 229 p.
Series Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah, 0169-9962 ; v. 74
Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah ; v. 74.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-224) and index.
Contents Hebrews' presentation of Jesus as High Priest -- Jesus as 'pioneer' or 'forerunner' -- Jesus as 'Son' and 'Son of God' -- Jesus as 'priest' and 'high priest' -- Hebrews 1:1-14 -- Hebrews 2:5-18 -- Hebrews 4:14-5:10 -- Hebrews 7 -- Hebrews 8-10 -- Previous theories of the background of the motif -- Largely original to the author of Hebrews -- Dependent on early Christian theology and exegesis -- Dependent on gnostic mythology -- Dependent on the thought of Philo of Alexandria -- Messianic priest traditions in Second Temple Judaism -- Messianic expectations at qumran -- Identification of 'messianic' figures at Qumran -- Evolutionary development of messianic conceptions at Qumran -- The messianic priest in the qumran texts -- Rule of the community and Damascus document -- Rule of the congregation -- Rule of the blessings -- War scroll -- Forilegium (4Q174) and Catenaa (4Q177) -- Testimonia (4Q175) -- Other possible references to a messianic priest -- Antecedents to the Qumran expectations of a messianic priest -- Aramaic Levi document -- Jubilees -- Ttestament of Levi -- Significance of the Levi priestly tradition -- Angelomorphic christology Melchizedek traditions in Second Temple Judaism -- Melchizedek in the Hebrew Scriptures and the Septuagint -- Genesis 14:18-20 -- Psalm 110:4 -- Melchizedek in nonbiblical Second Temple Jewish literature -- Genesis apocryphon -- Jubilees -- Pseudo-eupolemus -- Philo of Alexandria -- Melchizedek in the texts of the Qumran community -- Songs of the Sabbath sacrifice -- Visions of Amram -- Melchizedek -- The priestly christology of Hebrews and Qumran traditions -- A narrative theology of Hebrews -- Comparison with Qumran traditions -- Hebrews and the priestly messianism of Qumran -- Hebrews and the Melchizedek traditions of Qumran.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Priesthood.
Jesus Christ -- Messiahship.
Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines -- Early church, approximately 30-600.
Bible. N.T. Hebrews -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Priesthood -- Biblical teaching.
Messiah -- Judaism -- History of doctrines.
Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004149878 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004149872 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789047427636 (electronic bk.)

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