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Jesus and Scripture: Studying the New Testament Use of the Old Testament

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Steve Moyise, an expert on the use of the Old Testament in the New, offers a brief but reliable introduction to the use of the Old Testament in the Gospels' portrayals of Jesus.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Baker Academic
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Steve Bauer
Apr 29, 2013 Steve Bauer rated it did not like it


Jesus and Scripture is a small, tidy book which seeks to “describe Jesus’ use of scripture” (5). In order to arrive at his goal, Moyise tells us: “If we are to understand Jesus’ use of Scripture we must engage in historical criticism to decide what Jesus must have said to give rise to the various accounts we find in the Gospels” (5).





What follows after this is an attempt to explain how various theological camps try to arrive at what Jesus must have said. He outlines three approaches. The maximal

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The book contained a number of ideas I've read elsewhere, and sadly was not very memorable to me. I finished it 3 weeks ago but can think of nothing to say about it.
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Steve Moyise (PhD, University of Birmingham) is professor of New Testament at the University of Chichester in Chichester, England. He is the author of Paul and Scripture and Jesus and Scripture. His other books include The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation, The Old Testament in the New, and Evoking Scripture: Seeing the Old Testament in the New.
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