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The Messianic Theology of the New Testament
HARDCOVER; Coming Soon: 11/12/2020
ISBN: 978-0-8028-7717-8
Price: $ 50.00
480 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 6 x 9
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One of the earliest Christian confessions—that Jesus is Messiah and Lord—has long been recognized throughout the New Testament. Joshua Jipp shows that the New Testament is in fact centered around this foundational messianic claim, and each of its primary compositions is a unique creative expansion of this common thread. Having made this argument about the Pauline epistles in his previous book Christ Is King: Paul’s Royal Ideology, Jipp works methodically through the New Testament to show how the authors proclaim Jesus as the incarnate, crucified, and enthroned messiah of God. 

In the second section of this book, Jipp moves beyond exegesis toward larger theological questions, such as those of Christology, soteriology, ecclesiology, and eschatology, revealing the practical value of reading the Bible with an eye to its messianic vision. The Messianic Theology of the New Testament functions as an excellent introductory text, honoring the vigorous pluralism of the New Testament books while still addressing the obvious question: what makes these twenty-seven different compositions one unified testament?

Table of Contents

Introduction: Jesus is the Messiah of God: The Messianic Vision of the New Testament

PART ONE: The Messianic Testimony of the New Testament
Ch. 1: The Son of David Who Saves His People from Their Sins: The Gospel of
Matthew
Ch. 2: The Powerful, Humiliated Son of God and the Kingdom of God: The Gospel of
Mark
Ch. 3: The Messianic King and the Hope of Israel: Luke-Acts
Ch. 4: The Kingdom and the Glory of the Messiah: The Gospel of John
Ch. 5: The Messianic Christology of the Apostle Paul: The State of the Discussion and
a Few Themes
Ch. 6: Participating in the Rule of the Messianic King (Part I): Romans, 1–2
Corinthians, and Philippians
Ch. 7: Participating in the Messianic Rule of the Messianic King (Part II): Ephesians,
Colossians, and 2 Timothy
Ch. 8: The Suffering and Enthronement of the Messianic Son of God as Foundation
for Humanity’s Salvation: Hebrews and 1 Peter
Ch. 9: Sharing in the Battle of the Triumphant Lamb: The Book of Revelation

PART TWO: A Messianic Theology of the New Testament
Ch. 10: Scripture: Messianic Exegesis and Christology
Ch. 11: Christology: The Messianic Life and Acts of Jesus
Ch. 12: Soteriology: Participating in the Saving Reign of the Messiah
Ch. 13: Sanctification and Ecclesiology: Living as Citizens under the Reign of the
Messiah
Ch. 14: Politics, Power, and Eschatology: Christians as Subjects of a Good and
Righteous King

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