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The introduction of a true leader: A biographical-narrative reading of Matthew 1–2

Hjort, Daniel LU (2013) Society of Biblical Literature Pacific Coast
Abstract
The author of the Gospel of Matthew uses the form and technique of ancient biography to present Jesus as a true leader of the people of Israel. A biographical-narrative reading of the first chapters of Matthew clarifies the powerful rhetoric by which the author shows the reader the untrue present leadership of Jerusalem and introduces the ideal king, Jesus Messiah. In this way the author has begun to paint a portrait of his ideal leader, in some way related to other writings in the similar genre.
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Jesus, leadership, Gospel of Matthew, ancient biographies
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Society of Biblical Literature Pacific Coast
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English
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2013-08-21 14:31:04
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  author       = {Hjort, Daniel},
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  title        = {The introduction of a true leader: A biographical-narrative reading of Matthew 1–2},
  year         = {2013},
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