Matthew's Gospel

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What are the 6 themes of Matthew's Gospel?
Peter receives special prominence, the church, righteousness, the law, divine presence, apocalyptic vision
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What does 5, 3, 12, 14 and 6 mean?
5 - books of the Torah, 3 - Kingsbury's ideas, 12 - tribes of Israel, 14 - generations, 6 - themes
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What is the quote from Matthew 1:22?
"Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son and his name shall be Emmanuel."
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What are some reasons as to why Matthew's Gospel was thought to be written?
To alleviate the crisis where the Church was breaking from the synagogue, to show Jesus as the Messiah, justify separations
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What does W.D. Davies think?
He believes that Matthew was writing as a 'Christian answer to Jamina' as an angry response to Judaism
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When is Matthew's Gospel believed to have been written?
Between 80 - 90CE, after the DOT. John Robinson argues earlier, around 40 - 60CE as there is no direct evidence to show this link.
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What does H.Ljungman argue?
That the 'Sitz im Leben' (setting in life) of Matthew's community is the diff. attitudes to Christianity
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What is the order of the 14 generations?
Abraham - David, David - Exiles, Exiles - Jesus
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