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Matthew"s gospel and formative Judaism

the social world of the Matthean community

by J. Andrew Overman

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Published by Fortress Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Palestine
    • Subjects:
    • Bible. N.T. Matthew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
    • Sociology, Biblical.,
    • Jews -- History -- 168 B.C.-135 A.D.,
    • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.,
    • Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.,
    • Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.,
    • Palestine -- Religion.,
    • Palestine -- Social life and customs -- To 70 A.D.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-169) and index.

      StatementJ. Andrew Overman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBS2575.6 .O83 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 174 p. ;
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1882570M
      ISBN 100800624513
      LC Control Number90043336

      Apocalyptic Eschatology in the Gospel of Matthew. SNTSMS Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, esp. p. , “Matthew’s community is best seen as a self-conscious sect within a very fluid post-war formative Judaism. It had recently split from the synagogue after a.   A cultural and anthropological interpretation of Mark and Matthew which examines their contribution to the formation of early Christian identity, world-view and Riches studies the notions of sacred space and ethnicity in the Gospel narratives. He shows how early Christian group identity emerged through a dynamic process of reshaping traditional Jewish symbols and motifs .

      Recent scholarship has recognised the Jewish character of the first Gospel in the New Testament—the work that I refer to as the book of origins (for that is my translation of how the book begins, in Matt ).. A consensus is emerging that the book of origins was most likely written for a community that was still thoroughly immersed within its Jewish tradition. Matthew’s Gospel clearly reflects both this intra-Jewish conflict and the plight of the Jewish people under their Roman overlords. An important concept for Matthew is dikaiosyne (“justice” or “righteousness”), a central theme within the Sermon on the Mount and throughout Matthew’s Gospel. This double-sided term expresses Matthew’s.

      Matthews most prominent and best-known structural feature is the series of five discourses. Known variously as five books, speeches, sermons, or discourses, a good many scholars have proposed that these five sections form an integral part of the macrostructure of the book, or that Matthew intends for readers to use the.   The Gospel consequently emphasizes Christ’s fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies ().” The modern scholarship about the New Testament suggests that it was not written by the apostle Matthew but only attributed to him. Matthew’s gospel for good reason is considered to be the most ‘Jewish,’ of the canonical gospels.


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David C. Sim is Professor of Biblical Studies at Australian Catholic University. He is the author or editor of many books on the Gospel of Matthew, including Apocalyptic Eschatology in the Gospel of Matthew (Cambridge University Press, ) and The Gospel of Matthew and Christian Judaism: The History and Social Setting of the Matthean Community (T & T Clark, ).

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Classics; Publication Date. Publisher. Fortress Press Citation Information. Matthews gospel and formative Judaism book Andrew Overman. In preparation for a bible study class on the Gospel of Matthew, I asked my instructor,who has earned an STD, for a recommendation on a good commentary on Matthew's gospel.

Three books were suggested, all written by John P. Meier. I chose this book, "Matthew" because it seemed the best suited for my purpose.

So far it has been very helpful/5(6). Thereafter the social-historical setting of the Gospel's initial readers is briefly described in terms of the external (a growing schism with formative Judaism) and internal challenges Author: Marius Nel. The First Gospel and Matthew’s Mission Narrative, Theological and Historical Perspectives Eckhard J.

Schnabel Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Society of Biblical Literature, Philadelphia, November Abstract. The theme of “mission” has long been recognized as one of the fundamental interests of the author of the First Gospel.

The Gospel of Matthew is a Gospel of Law and differs radically from Paul’s gospel which is based of Faith. The intrinsic difference between these lies in the fact that Paul’s audience were Gentiles whereas Matthew was preaching to Jewish believers-in-Jesus and was faced with competition by the developing Rabbinic Judaism.

The Matthean community and formative Judaism --Tradition in transition, or Antioch vs. Sepphoris: rethinking the Matthean community's location --The wealth of the Matthean community --Scribes and conflicts: leadership in the Matthean community --Evidence of a learned community.

Matthew's Gospel was written sometime during the last quarter of the first century, during the formative period of early Judaism. In this context, Matthew presented Jesus as the defining figure for the future of Israel.

Jesus, as the righteous royal shepherd, will provide the authoritative understanding of. Matthew's Gospel and Formative Judaism ( Overman), book The Gospel of Matthew ( Harrington), book The New Moses: A Matthean Typology ( Allison), book.

6. See J. Andrew Overman, Matthew's Gospel and Formative Judaism: The Social World of the Matthean Community (Minneapolis: Fortress, ); Anthony J.

Saldarini, Matthew's Christian-Jewish Community (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ). The Gospel According to Matthew (Greek: κατὰ Ματθαῖον εὐαγγέλιον, kata Matthaion euangelion, τὸ εὐαγγέλιον κατὰ Ματθαῖον, to euangelion kat ta Matthaion) commonly shortened to the Gospel of Matthew, is one of the four Canonical gospels and is the first book of the New Testament.

For those who contend that the Gospel of John is "anti-Jewish", this passage is the very apex — or, perhaps more properly the abyss — of the "anti-Judaism" of the book. While the height of tension between Jesus and "the Jews" is reached in chapter 8, there are still more conflicts in the remainder of the Gospel.

3. Andrew Overman, Matthew's Gospel and Formative Judaism: The Social World of the Matthean Community (Minneapolis: Fortress, ); also Church and Community in Crisis: The Gospel According to Matthew, The New Testament in Context (Valley Forge: Trinity Press International, ), 4.

Overman, Matthew's Gospel and Formative Judaism. The widely use of the Gospel of Matthew during the formative years of the church was the result of its verification that Jesus is recognized as the long-awaiting Messiah of peace, deliverance, salvation, and the new life for humanity including for both Jews and Gentiles as prophesied in the Old Testament and fulfilled in the New Testament.

The Gospel of Matthew is one of the most widely read of the Christian Bible. It is believed to have been written by Matthew, one of the original twelve disciples and apostles of Jesus Christ. Book Reviews Matthew's group beyond ethnic categories to matters of affiliation and practice.

Com- plementing hs sociological theory with textual observation, Saldarini develops excellent arguments on such matters as the continuation of the mission to the Jews in the Great Commission, the Gospel's concern for ruling power and authority as opposed to wealth, Matthew's retention of biblical.

This article summarises and comments on the book Studies in Matthew’s Gospel: Literary design, intertextuality, and social setting, by Wim Weren, published during Andrew Matthews. Year: Language: english.

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The community apparently was ostracised for their understanding and practice of the law (Viljoen, ). The Gospel is read as a transparent story in which Matthew reports Jesus’ statements on the continuing validity.