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Names for the Messiah (Paperback)

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In Isaiah 9:6, a divine utterance is given to us using four royal titles--Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Names for the Messiah ponders each title and how the people understood it then, how Jesus did or did not fulfill the title, and how Christians interpret Jesus as representative of that title.

Christians have claimed from the beginning that Jesus was the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament. In this study, best-selling author Walter Brueggemann tackles the questions: "What were these expectations?" and "Did Jesus fulfill them?"

Product Details
ISBN: 9780664262570
ISBN-10: 0664262570
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: August 31st, 2016
Pages: 96
Language: English