Studies in Matthew by Benjamin Wisner Bacon

Today’s free book is Studies in Matthew by the Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Exegesis in Yale Univesity, Benjamin Wisner Bacon. My thanks ot Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

Benjamin Wisner Bacon [1860-1932], Studies in Matthew. London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1930. Hbk. pp.533. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Table of Abbreviations
  • Part I. General Evidence
  1. The Tradition of Matthean Origins
  2. The Root of the Tradition
  3. Ascription to “Matthew” and Early Dissemination
  4. Steps Toward Canonization
  5. (1) Inference from Sources to Date
  6. (2) Structure. Use of Mk
  7. The Extent of Q
  8. Matthean Omissions
  9. Mt’s ‘Single Tradition’ (P) Material
  10. Traits of the Redactor

    Part II. Special Introduction
  11. The Preamble. N and R
  12. The First Book of Mt
  13. The Second Book of Mt
  14. The Third Book of Mt
  15. The Fourth Book of Mt
  16. The Fifth Book of Mt
  17. The Epilogue
  • Part III. Translation
  1. The Preamble, Chh.1 f.
  2. Book First. Discipleship
  3. Book Second. Apostleship
  4. Book Third. The Hiding of the Revelation
  5. Book Fourth. Church Administration
  6. Book Fifth. The Judgement
  7. Epilogue
  • Part IV. Themes
  • Theme I. The New Ethic of Jesus and the Law
  • Theme II. The Apostolate
  • Theme III. The Hiding and Revelation of the Mysteru
  • Theme IV. The Problem of Church Unity
  • Theme V. The Messianic Judgment

  • Part V. Appended Notes
  1. The Date of Papias
  2. Meaning of the Term Λογια
  3. Mt and the Anti-Marcionite Prologues
  4. The Little Apocalypses in Mk and Mt
  5. Scripture Quotations in S
  6. Mt and the Jewish-Christian Gospels
  7. MattheanGreek and the N Factor
  8. The Four-Document Hypothesis
  9. The Leaven of the Pharisees
  10. Addenda
  • Index I. Patristic References
  • Index II. Subjects and Authors

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