9780814630266

Lifting the Burden : Reading Matthew's Gospel in the Church Today

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  • ISBN13:

    9780814630266

  • ISBN10:

    081463026X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-10-01
  • Publisher: Liturgical Pr
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Author Biography

Brendan Byrne is professor of New Testament at Jesuit Theological College, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Matthew's Gospel and Judaism
1(8)
The Design of Matthew
9(8)
PROLOGUE TO JESUS' MESSIANIC MINISTRY: 1:1--4:11
17(28)
Jesus' Origins and Childhood: 1:1--2:23
19(16)
Prelude to Jesus' Public Ministry: 3:1--4:11
35(10)
THE MESSIANIC MINISTRY OF JESUS: 4:12--28:15
45(180)
Early Galilean Ministry: Jesus: Interpreter, Healer, and Reconciler: 4:12--10:42
47(44)
Jesus Begins His Ministry in Galilee: 4:12--25
47(4)
Jesus, Teacher and Interpreter of the Torah I: 5:1--48
51(12)
Jesus, Teacher and Interpreter of the Torah II: 6:1--7:29
63(10)
Jesus as Healer and Reconciler: 8:1--9:34
73(12)
The Twelve Instructed for Mission: 9:35--10:42
85(6)
Later Galilean Ministry: ``Not the Messiah we Were Expecting!'': 11:1--16:12
91(36)
Misunderstanding and Opposition: 11:1--12:50
91(14)
Jesus Speaks in Parables: 13:1--52
105(12)
Jesus Ministry under Challenge: 13:53--16:12
117(10)
The New Direction: the Messiah's Journey to Jerusalem: 16:13--20:34
127(30)
The Identity of Jesus and the Foundation of the Church: 16:13--17:27
127(12)
Life in the Community of the Church: 18:1--35
139(8)
Costly Values of the Kingdom: 19:1--20:34
147(10)
The Messiah's Ministry in Jerusalem: 21:1--25:46
157(42)
The Contest for Authority in Jerusalem: 21:1--22:46
157(12)
True and False Models for Leadership: 23:1--39
169(10)
The Challenge and Hope of the Future: 24:1--25:46
179(20)
The Messiah's Ultimate ``Service'': 26:1--28:15
199(26)
Passion I: Jesus Confronts His Death: 26:1--56
199(10)
Passion II: Jesus on Trial: 26:57--27:26
209(6)
Passion III: Jesus: Crucified, Buried, and Raised: 27:27--28:15
215(10)
THE CHURCH ON MISSION TO THE NATIONS: 28:16--20
225(6)
Conclusion 231(4)
Bibliography 235(4)
Scripture Index 239(6)
Modern Author Index 245(1)
Subject Index 246(3)
Parables Index 249

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