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Matthew (Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament) (Paperback)

Matthew (Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament) By Charles H. Talbert, Mikeal C. Parsons (Editor), Charles Talbert (Editor) Cover Image
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In this fresh commentary, the fourth of eighteen volumes in the Paideia series, a leading New Testament scholar examines cultural context and theological meaning in Matthew. Paideia commentaries explore how New Testament texts form Christian readers by
- Attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs
- Showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits
- Commenting on the final, canonical form of each New Testament book
- Focusing on the cultural, literary, and theological settings of the text
- Making judicious use of maps, photos, and sidebars in a reader-friendly format.

About the Author

Charles H. Talbert (PhD, Vanderbilt University) is distinguished professor of religion emeritus at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is the author of many books, including Ephesians and Colossians in the Paideia series and Reading the Sermon on the Mount.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780801031922
ISBN-10: 0801031923
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication Date: August 1st, 2010
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament