The death of the Messiah : from Gethsemane to the grave : a commentary on the Passion narratives in the four Gospels

Edition
  • 1st ed.
Published
  • New York : Doubleday ©1994
Physical description
2 volumes (xxvii, 1608 pages) ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0385193963
  • 9780385193962
  • 0385193971
  • 9780385193979
  • 0385494483
  • 9780385494489
  • 0385494491
  • 9780385494496
  • 9780385471770
  • 0385471777
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Source of acquisition: gift (1996-672); Estate of John Sturdy; 29 November 1996.
Contents
  • v. 1. Commentary (in four acts): Act I: Jesus prays and is arrested in Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives across the Kidron (Mark 14:26-52; Matt 26:30-56; Luke 22:39-53; John 18:1-11) ; Act II: Jesus before the Jewish authorities (Mark 14:53-15:1; Matt 26:57-27:10; Luke 22:54-23:1; John 18:12-28a) ; Act III: Jesus before Pilate, the roman governor (Mark 15:2-20a; Matt 27:11-31a; Luke 23:2-25; John 18:28b-19:16a)
  • v. 2. Act IV: Jesus is crucified and dies on Golgotha; He is buried nearby (Mark 15:20b-47; Matt 27:31b-66; Luke 23:26-56; John 19:16b-42) ; Appendixes: The Gospel of Peter--a noncanonical passion narrative ; Dating the Crucifixion (day, monthly date, year) ; Pertinent passages difficult to translate (Mark 14:41; Hebrews 5:7-8; Matt 26:50, John 19:13) ; Overall view of Judas Iscariot ; Jewish groups and authorities mentioned in the Passion narratives ; The sacrifice of Isaac and the Passion ; The Old Testament background of the Passion narratives ; Jesus' predictions of His passion and death ; The question of a PreMarcan passion narrative / by Marion L. Soards.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Commentaries.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • A two-volume set that discusses how the death of Jesus was portrayed in the Gospels of Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John; includes information on what each of the authors was trying to convey in each passage.

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