Cover: Wisdom, Christology, and Law in Matthew's Gospel, from Harvard University PressCover: Wisdom, Christology, and Law in Matthew's Gospel in E-DITION

Wisdom, Christology, and Law in Matthew's Gospel

Available from De Gruyter »

Product Details


$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674436398

Publication Date: 01/01/1970

132 pages


Related Subjects

Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

In this penetrating analysis of the figure of Wisdom in Matthew’s Gospel and of the tradition upon which it relies, M. Jack Suggs shows that Wisdom is a basic part of Matthew’s theology. He closely examines selected passages from the Gospel that exhibit Wisdom themes and demonstrates that Matthew’s identification of Wisdom and Christ deeply affects the Evangelist’s understanding of the Torah. The author declares that Matthew, motivated by his determination to keep Jesus at the center of the Christian proclamation, identified Christ and Wisdom, thus contributing to later speculation about Sophia.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene