The Messiah ben Abraham in Galatians: A Response to Joel Willitts

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Abstract

In his article in this issue of JSPL, Joel Willitts gives a fair, attentive review of my book Christ among the Messiahs: Christ Language in Paul and Messiah Language in Ancient Judaism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012). In this response, I answer his objection that my book fails to account for the Davidic aspect of Paul’s messianism, and I assess Willitts’s own proposal regarding the Christology of Galatians.
Original languageEnglish
Article number7
Pages (from-to)163
Number of pages169
JournalJournal for the Study of Paul and His Letters
Volume2
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Joel Willitts
  • Matthew V. Novenson
  • Christ among the Messiahs
  • Christology
  • Galatians
  • Davidic messianism

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