The fact that George Milligan’s book on the theology of Hebrews is still being reprinted 119 years after it was published is a good indicator of its enduring value to Bible students.
My thanks to Book Aid for providing a copy of this public domain title for digitisation.
George Milligan [1860-1934], The Theology of the Epistle to the Hebrews with a Critical Introduction. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1899. Hbk. pp.233. [Click to visit the download page]
Table of Contents
- The History and Authorship of the Epistle
- Internal Evidence as to Authorship
- The Destination, Date, and Place of Writing of the Epistle
- The Readers, Aim, Characteristics, and Analysis of the Epistle
- The Covenant-Idea and the Person of the Son
- The Son as High Priest
- The High-Priestly Work of the Son
- The New Covenant
- The Relation of the Epistle to Other Systems of Thought
- The Present-Day Significance of the Epistle
The increasing interest that is being taken in the Epistle to the Hebrews, and the ever-deepening feeling of its vital relation to some of the most pressing questions of our own time, must be pleaded in justification of the addition of another to the many books that have recently appeared dealing with it. And at the same time the author ventures to express the hope that the present volume will be found to fill a place hitherto unoccupied at least by any English writer on the subject. For while there are Critical Commentaries on the Epistle in abundance, and Expositions, both scholarly and popular, dealing with its teaching as a whole, he is not aware of any other book in English presenting that teaching in systematic form. He is painfully conscious how far short his own attempt comes of what such a study in Biblical Theology ought to be….