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The e-book of Hebrews has frequently been the Cinderella of the recent testomony, ignored and marginalized; and but it truly is some of the most fascinating and theologically major books within the New testomony. A Cloud of Witness examines the theology of the publication within the gentle of its old historic context. There are chapters dedicated to the constitution of Hebrews, the individual of Jesus Christ, Hebrews in the context of moment Temple Judaism and the Greco-Roman empire and the function of Hebrews in early Christian concept.
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Ndini. V('r/liinet. pp. 120- 11: Guthrie. Smrct11r~·. pp. 116-27. We:slfall dC~cs not drnw any <1ttention lo this movement wi1hin h¢r brgcr outline. tnce of the High Priest into t he Most Holy Place is the obvious second raising. 17 It is interesting t ha t both the placement and the content of each of the first three exhortations match the appropriate geogra phical change on the Day o f Atonement. or more. specifically the architecture the tabernacle or temple. 1-4. Before the exhortation is the superiority of Jesus (ch.
Hing. \Vhat HebreW> ha> done. 25. has been lo develop for pastoral reasons t he present a pplication of this ttlready jtunilior hope. and to do so through the exposition of Ps. 4. J:'i ·n 1e attempt above all else is pastorally to unpack their confession o f God's promise and the-i r hope in s uch a W:l}' as to bring into foc us the needs as well as the provision for the present day. Xutception t hat is behind c hapters 12 and 3-4: the write r is presumably self-"l·o nscious in the adaptation of t hese symbols to suit his pastoral ends.
Kiwoong. \YI! brrws: lh,brews 1! ,·tle (Exeter: Paternoster Press. 2005). The Strucsure of Nebre~rs 21 Atonement will be g:iven, especially in tem1s of its geogra phic:Ll ramifications, or more s pecifically its a rchitectural ramifications in view of the tabernacle or temple. T he similarities to Hebrews will be the main item discussed. ement and content of the first three exho rtations within the work. At the conclusion of this paper. a few of the benefits of seeing the epistle wilh this fo rm will be g:iven, as well as a few brief thoughts on avenues fo r further exploration.