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Reading Matthew for the First Time

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ISBN: 9780809148530

Overview

In this brief yet insightful blueprint for reading and appreciating the Gospel of Matthew, noted biblical scholar Wilfrid J. Harrington emphasizes two main points. He first provides a road map through the Gospel by describing its structure. Second, he explains Matthew’s focus on Jesus’ teaching as the Messiah, teaching that appears gathered in five major discourses throughout the Gospel. Reading Matthew for the First Time is an indispensable guide to Matthew, written for a general audience.

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Continue your Gospel studies with Reading Mark for the First Time, also by Wilfrid J. Harrington.

Key Features

  • Provides a road map for reading and appreciating the Gospel of Matthew
  • Examines Jesus’ teaching as the Messiah
  • Presents the insights of a noted Dominican biblical scholar

Contents

  • Overview
  • Birth of the Christ
  • Sermon on the Mount
  • Mission Sermon
  • Sermon in Parables
  • Sermon on the Church
  • Toward the Passion
  • Judgment Sermon
  • The Passion, Death, and Resurrection

Product Details

  • Title: Reading Matthew for the First Time
  • Author: Wilfrid J. Harrington
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Pages: 160
  • Christian Group: Catholic
  • Resource Type: Introductions
  • Topic: Gospels and Acts

About Wilfrid J. Harrington

Wilfrid J. Harrington is an Irish Dominican priest. He studied theology in Rome and biblical studies in Jerusalem, and currently teaches Scriptures at the Priory Institute, at the Church of Ireland Theological College, and at Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy, all of which are in Dublin. He is the author of Jesus Our Brother: The Humanity of the Lord.

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Continue your Gospel studies with Reading Mark for the First Time, also by Wilfrid J. Harrington.

  • Provides a road map for reading and appreciating the Gospel of Matthew
  • Examines Jesus’ teaching as the Messiah
  • Presents the insights of a noted Dominican biblical scholar
  • Overview
  • Birth of the Christ
  • Sermon on the Mount
  • Mission Sermon
  • Sermon in Parables
  • Sermon on the Church
  • Toward the Passion
  • Judgment Sermon
  • The Passion, Death, and Resurrection

Wilfrid J. Harrington is an Irish Dominican priest. He studied theology in Rome and biblical studies in Jerusalem, and currently teaches Scriptures at the Priory Institute, at the Church of Ireland Theological College, and at Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy, all of which are in Dublin. He is the author of Jesus Our Brother: The Humanity of the Lord.