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The baptism of Jesus as 'super-sacrament' of redemption

Abstract:

Whereas New Testament criticism has tended to focus on historical and literary and dimensions of each evangelist's account of Jesus' baptism, this evidently important Gospel narrative became a crucial vehicle of specifically Trinitarian thought in the patristic period. The present brief 'think piece' explores the potential for a correlation between the baptism story in its historical context of Jewish renewal and its highly theological impact in patristic interpretation. The enormous exegetic...

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10.1177/0040571X11430891

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Bockmuehl, M More by this author
Journal:
Theology
Volume:
115
Issue:
2
Pages:
83-91
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
2044-2696
ISSN:
0040-571X
URN:
uuid:f5c8bec6-1640-4474-af03-97cc089237b8
Source identifiers:
434151
Local pid:
pubs:434151

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