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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Epistle to the Hebrews
Epistle to the Hebrews (Clement of Alexandria in Eusebius, "Hist.
Epistle to the Hebrews gradually became less marked in Western Europe.
Epistle to the Hebrews the actual author is to be distinguished from the writer.
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  Epistle to the Hebrews - LoveToKnow 1911
In any case the Roman Church, where the first traces of the epistle occur, about A.D. Clement), had nothing to contribute to the question of authorship except the negative opinion that it was not by Paul (Euseb.
A.D. 380), and a prologue to the Catholic Epistles (Revue benedictine, xxiii.
Be this as it may, the epistle is of great historical importance, as reflecting a crisis inevitable in the development of the JewishChristian consciousness,when a definite choice between the old and the new form of Israel's religion had to be made, both for internal and external reasons.
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 Epistle to the Hebrews
In the second, chiefly hortatory, part of the Epistle, the exhortations to steadfastness in the Faith (x, 19-xii, 13), and to a Christian life according to the Faith (xii, 14-xiii, 17), are repeated in an elaborated form, and the Epistle closes with some personal remarks and the Apostolic salutation (xiii, 18-25).
The Epistle lays special emphasis on the spiritual power and effectiveness of Christ's sacrifice, which have brought to Israel, as to all mankind, atonement and salvation that are complete and sufficient for all time, and which have given to us a share in the eternal inheritance of the Messianic promises (i, 3; ix, 9-15, etc.).
It is, consequently, necessary to accept that in the Epistle to the Hebrews the actual author is to be distinguished from the writer.
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 Hebrews: Who is the Author?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Hebrews 13:18-19, by his request for the addressees to pray for him that “I may be restored to you the sooner.”[52] The fact that in 13:23 the author speaks with confidence that “I shall see you,” in no way denies that he was in prison at the time of the writing.
[47] Owen, An Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews, I:78-91; Stuart, A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews, 121-145.
[54] Owen, An Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews, I:96-101.
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 Hebrews, Epistle To the - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Certain coincidences of language and thought between this epistle and that of Clement of Rome to the Corinthians justify the inference that Hebrews was known in Rome toward the end of the 1st century AD (compare Hebrews 11:7,31 and 1:3 with Clement ad Cor 9,12,36).
Hebrews 2:2 parallel Galatians 3:19; Hebrews 12:22; 3:14 parallel Galatians 4:25; Hebrews 2:10 parallel Romans 11:36; also with Ephesians; see yon Soden, Hand-Commentar, 3) are easily explicable either as due to the author's reading of Paul's Epistles or as reminiscences of Pauline phrases that were current in the churches.
(3) Supersession of the Aaronic priesthood (Hebrews 7:11-19).
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 Jesus ­ Better Than Everything; an introduction to the Epistle to the Hebrews.
Because if the epistle to the Galatians was the first of Paul's extant epistles, and the epistle to the Hebrews was the last, then we can observe the total consistency of Paul's thinking throughout his ministry.
The Epistle to the Hebrews is the best antidote to such religious perversion, serving as the necessary commentary on the Old Testament, and interpreting the history, worship and prophecy of the Old Testament as it points in its entirety to Jesus Christ.
The writer of the epistle to the Hebrews exalts Jesus Christ as the essence of the Christian gospel.
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 Index - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament
There is in Hebrews more of "a studied rhetorical periodicity" (Thayer), but with many "parenthetical involutions" (Westcott) and with less of "the impetuous eloquence of Paul." The eleventh chapter reveals a studied style and as a whole the Epistle belongs to the literary _Koin‚_ rather than to the vernacular.
MACNEILL, _The Christology of the Epistle to the Hebrews_ (1914).
WELCH, _Authorship of the Epistle to the Hebrews_ (1899).
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 Epistle to the Hebrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hebrews is often erroneously named as one of the general or catholic epistles.
The use of tabernacle terminology in Hebrews has been used to date the epistle before the destruction of the temple, the idea being that knowing about the destruction of both Jerusalem and the temple would have influenced the development of his overall argument to include such evidence.
Hughes, P.E. A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews.
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 The Son in the Epistle to the Hebrews
The epistle tends to be dated fairly early, between 60 and 90, and many lean toward locating it before the destruction of the Temple in 70, since nothing of that event surfaces in the author’s focus on the sacrificial cult.
The writer of Hebrews has gone to the sacred writings for the story of Christ, the newly revealed “Son.” In that case, the “he says” (here and throughout the epistle) becomes a mythical present, reflecting the higher world of myth, which seems to be the common universe of so many early Christian writers.
Hebrews provides strong evidence that independent expressions of belief in the existence of a divine Son and his role in salvation were to be found all over the landscape of the first century, with no central source or authority and little common sharing of doctrine and ritual.
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 Did Paul Write the Epistle to the Hebrews?
One thing that is certain is that from the earliest dates the Epistle to the Hebrews was accepted as inspired and as scripture by virtually all of the early churches.
He contends that the Epistle was written by Paul in Hebrew to those of Jewish descent and that because of his notoriety, he did not name himself.
An entire section of the Epistle to the Hebrews is devoted to those Old Testament heroes that had faith in God and their faith, and not their works, is what saved them.
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 AN EXPOSITION OF THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS
AN EXPOSITION OF THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS
The language wherein the Epistle to the Hebrews was originally written Subsidiary Note by the Editor 5.
If the Epistle to the Hebrews had not been given us, we would have had little direct and explicit ratification of the principle by which type and anti-type are connected.
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 Epistle to the Hebrews
The Epistle to the Hebrews is the only New Testament letter not introduced by the name of its author.
G W Buchanan, To the Hebrews (1972); H Montefiore, A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews (1964); A Saphir, Epistle to the Hebrews (1983); R M Wilson, Hebrews (1987).
Hebrews (Acts 6:1) were the Hebrew-speaking Jews, as distinguished from those who spoke Greek.
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 Our Man in Heaven online - SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Barrett, C. K "The Eschatology of the Epistle to the Hebrews," The Background of the New Testament and Its Eschatology (Hon.
The Psalm Citations in the Epistle to the Hebrews.
Brooks, Walter Edward, "The Perpetuity of Christ's Sacrifice in the Epistle to the Hebrews," Journal of Biblical Literature 89 (June, 1970), 205-214.
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 Epistle to the Hebrews - Theopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The author of the epistle also includes himself as a second generation believer in chapter 2:3-4, this would seem to indicate that Paul was not the author.
This does not need to be the case though because the author is speaking specifically of the tabernacle, not the temple, and the Tabernacle had not been functioning for almost a thousand years.
Hebrews was also included in the lists of NT books by Origen, Eusebius, Athanasius, Cyril, and finally by the Council of Laodicea.
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 EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS - Online Information article about EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS
internal criticism of the epistle, working on the distinctive features already noticed, together with such personal allusions as it affords.
The whole Hellenistic culture of the epistle (let alone its language), and the personal references in it, notably that to Timothy in xiii.
summary of all bearing on the epistle, and in the large New Testament Introductions and Biblical Theologies.
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 Doherty's Use of Hebrews
Hebrews 2:14-18: "Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through death He might render powerless him who had the power of death, that is, the devil.
Hebrews pointedly never says that Jesus is a descendent or "son" of David; the latter is a figure the epistle shows no interest in.
The Epistle of Barnabas (80 - 120 CE)
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 Hebrews
An Introduction to the New Testament: The Epistle to the Hebrews
Hebrews was clearly known to the author of 1 Clement (17:1, 36:2-5).
Although Hebrews is included in the Pauline corpus and was part of that corpus in its earliest attested form (p46), it is certainly not a work of the apostle.
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 The Epistle to the Hebrews
Epistle to the Hebrews, the Epistle in four themes, Jesus in Hebrews, the glorious opening statement, the superiority of Christ's Priesthood, the superiority of Christ's Covenant
The central thought of the entire Epistle is the doctrine of the Person of Christ and His Divine mediatorial office.
Therefore, Hebrews presents to the readers for their reflection the everlasting priesthood of Christ (Heb 7:1-28), a priesthood that fulfills the promise of the Old Testament (Heb 8:1-13).
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 Pressing On to Maturity: The Pivotal Epistle - Hebrews - Chuck Missler - Koinonia House
The Epistle to the Hebrews is one of the two greatest theological treatises of the New Testament.
There are some spurious writings (that are not regarded as authentic) that were attributed to Barnabas, but their style is so different from the epistle to the Hebrews that if one can conclude that the writings attributed to Barnabas were at all indicative of Barnabas’ style, he clearly didn’t write the Epistle to the Hebrews.
In Chapter 13 of Hebrews, there is a reference that notes that the writer of the Epistle to the Hebrews was accompanied by Timothy.
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 Epistle to the Hebrews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The main point at the center of the epistle is that Jesus Christ is the eternal "high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens; a minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle" of God (Heb.
This theme is developed throughout the epistle, showing how eternal salvation comes through the greatness, sufficiency, and supremacy of Jesus Christ.
With its explication of the Atonement in terms of priesthood, oaths, covenants, and temple imagery, this entire epistle resonates and harmonizes with LDS concepts and practices.
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 New Testament Gateway: Hebrews to Jude
Leopold Fonck, “The Epistle to the Hebrews”, Catholic Encyclopaedia (1910)
Richard Heard, “The Epistle to the Hebrews”, Chapter 19 in An Introduction to the New Testament (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1950), reproduced on Religion-Online.
Julius Scott, Jr., “Archegos in the Salvation History of the Epistle to the Hebrews”, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 29 (1986), pp.
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 Epistle to the Hebrews
The authorship of this epistle is unknown, although there is compelling evidence that it may have been Apollos (a host of other names have also been suggested over the centuries).
Many scholars date this epistle in the late 60's A.D., and believe it was sent to Jewish Christians living in the city of Rome.
The Hebrew disciples are encouraged to look back and reflect upon the faith and devoted service of these committed spiritual leaders; to keep the lives of these leaders fresh in their hearts and minds, and to follow their example.
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 HEBREWS, NRSV NEW TESTAMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Traditionally known as "The Epistle of Paul to the Hebrews," this New Testament writing can best be understood as an anonymous sermon written to encourage an early Christian community to continued faith and hope in the face of hardship.
Its readers could appreciate the sophisticated rhetorical style, follow the repetition and development of images and vocabulary, and understand the logic of the author's argument in the context of Platonic and allegorical interpretation and of other early Christian language.
Hebrews is a document in which themes and motifs anticipate and reinforce each other.
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 Hebrews, Epistle to (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Others have attributed it to Clement of Rome, or Luke, or Barnabas, or some unknown Alexandrian Christian, or Apollos; but the conclusion which we think is best supported, both from internal and external evidence, is that Paul was its author.
It was in all probability written at Rome, near the close of Paul's two years' imprisonment (Hebrews 13:19,24).
It may be regarded as a treatise supplementary to the Epistles to the Romans and Galatians, and as an inspired commentary on the book of Leviticus.
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 John Owen » Works
Continuation of the Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews, III (1680)
Continuation of the Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews, IV Correspondence of John Owen, ed.
(1674) Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews, II Vindication of the Preceding Discourse
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 Epistle to the Hebrews
Harold Attridge, The Epistle to the Hebrews (Hermeneia Commentary; Fortress, 1989).
Adams, The Epistle to the Hebrews with Special Reference to the Problem of Apostasy in the Church to Which It was Addressed (Ph.D. Diss.; Leeds University, 1964).
Anti-Judaism and the Epistle to the Hebrews,” in: Anti-Judaism in Early Christianity (Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University, 1986) 2.1-16.
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 The Epistle to the Hebrews
Epistle to the Hebrews, the Epistle in four themes, Jesus in Hebrews, the glorious opening statement, the superiority of Christ's Priesthood, the superiority of Christ's Covenant
In regard to the Person of the Savior Hebrews expresses himself as clearly concerning the true Divine nature of Christ as concerning Christ's human nature.
Therefore, Hebrews presents to the readers for their reflection the everlasting priesthood of Christ (Heb 7:1-28), a priesthood that fulfills the promise of the Old Testament (Heb 8:1-13).
biblia.com /jesusbible/hebrews.htm   (1878 words)

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