The Torn Veil: Matthew's Exposition of the Death of Jesus

The Torn Veil Matthew s Exposition of the Death of Jesus In this text Daniel M Gurtner examines the meaning of the rending of the veil at the death of Jesus in Matthew a by considering the functions of the veil in the Old Testament and its symbol

  • Title: The Torn Veil: Matthew's Exposition of the Death of Jesus
  • Author: Daniel M. Gurtner
  • ISBN: 9780521870641
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this 2006 text, Daniel M Gurtner examines the meaning of the rending of the veil at the death of Jesus in Matthew 27 51a by considering the functions of the veil in the Old Testament and its symbolism in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism Gurtner incorporates these elements into a compositional exegesis of the rending text in Matthew He concludes that the rending ofIn this 2006 text, Daniel M Gurtner examines the meaning of the rending of the veil at the death of Jesus in Matthew 27 51a by considering the functions of the veil in the Old Testament and its symbolism in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism Gurtner incorporates these elements into a compositional exegesis of the rending text in Matthew He concludes that the rending of the veil is an apocalyptic assertion like the opening of heaven revealing, in part, end time images drawn from Ezekiel 37 Moreover, when the veil is torn Matthew depicts the cessation of its function, articulating the atoning role of Christ s death which gives access to God not simply in the sense of entering the Holy of Holies as in Hebrews , but in trademark Matthean Emmanuel Christology God with us This underscores the significance of Jesus atoning death in the first gospel.

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