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Master of Sacred Theology (STM)
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Hebrews 2:10; Hebrews 3:4; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Romans 11:36; Colossians 1:16-17; Ephesians 4:6; Hebrews 11:10; Hebrews 11:3; Hebrews 10:1a; Hebrews 9:11; Exodus 25:40; Hebrews 8:5; Hebrews 9:24; Hebrews 8:5; Hebrews 9:Z3; Hebrews 11:6; Genesis 22:16; Hebrews 6:13; Hebrews 2:1-3; Hebrews 10:28-29; Hebrews 12:9; Hebrews 2:6; Hebrews 4:4; Genesis 2:2b; Hebrews 5:12; Hebrews 1:5; 6; 7; 13; Hebrews 4:3; Hebrews 5:5; Hebrews 6:14; Hebrews 7:21; Hebrews 8:5; 8; Hebrews 10:38; Hebrews 13:5;
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship of the Christology of Hebrews to Hellenistic Jewish thought. Both in Hebrews and in the writings of Alexandrian Judaism intermediary figures play an important part in the relationship of God to the world as creator and as savior. In both writings there is an agent of creation and a mediator of salvation. This thesis will compare and contrast the description of the agent of creation and the mediator of salvation in the writings of Alexandrian Judaism with the Christology of Hebrews. In this way we hope to achieve a greater understanding of the unique character of the witness to Jesus Christ in Hebrews.
Grothe, Jonathan, "Cosmology and Soteriology in Alexandrian Judaism and the Christology of Hebrews" (1967). Master of Sacred Theology Thesis. 325.
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