Description - Jesus the Messiah in the Hebrew Bible by Eugen J Pentiuc
JESUS THE MESSIAH IN THE HEBREW BIBLE deals with the messianic texts found in the Hebrew Bible. Shifting away from conventional paradigms, Eugen Pentiuc develops a new way of understanding the presence of Christ in the Old Testament. His approach is ontological, based on the view that Jesus the Messiah was pre-existent, and he appeared in manifold forms throughout the Hebrew Bible prior to his human incarnation in the New Testament. This book provides an accurate exegetical basis for reviewing the prophetic indicators--"as well as the literary explications--"of the relationship between the Old Testament prophecy and the New Testament fulfillment of Jesus the Messiah. Intended as primarily a pastoral work, based on theology and biblical exegesis, it contains' homelitic outlines and samples. Also included are the church Fathers' writings on the most important issues of hermeneutics. This book is a work of exegesis and biblical theology entwined with pastoral guidance. It will be a useful tool for both ministers and faithful in their quest of Christ in the Old Testament.
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(230mm x 165mm x 13mm)
Paulist Press International,U.S.
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Author Biography - Eugen J Pentiuc
Eugen Pentius is an ordained priest in the Orthodox Church. He is assistant professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages and chair of the religious studies department at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA