An Exegetical Study of the Nuptial Symbolism in Matthew 9:15

An Exegetical Study of the Nuptial Symbolism in Matthew 9:15

By: Lanfranco M. Fedrigotti (author)Hardback

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Offers a view of how 'Matthew 9:15' has been interpreted in the course of the centuries, beginning from Origen, bringing a more contemporary interpretation to light. This work adds to the discussion about the right interpretation of the parables in a rich text such as 'Matthew 9:15'.

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Fr. Lanfranco M. Fedrigotti is a biblical scholar teaching in Catholic seminaries in mainland China and in Taiwan.


Preface; Foreword by P. Klemens Stock, S.J.; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I. Two Eras of Exegetical Endeavor, A Theory of Parable Interpretation, Parable and Allegory, A Method for the Way Ahead; II. The Text, Lexicon, and Semantics of Matt 9:15; III. Matt 9:15's Nuptial Feasting and Nuptial Mourning Symbolism from YHWH the Nuptial Initiator to Jesus the Bridegroom; IV. The Immediate Context of Matt 9:15: Matt 9:14-17, A Challenge and a Revelation: "Convert to the New and Eternal Nuptials!"; V. The Nuptial Theme in Matt as a Whole; VI. Conclusion; Appendix; Postface; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index of Authors; Index of Biblical References.

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  • publication date: 31/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780773458116
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780773458116
  • ISBN10: 0773458115

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