Casuistic and apodictic: part 3: Jesus reads more Scripture

Feb 18, 10 • Uncategorized3 CommentsRead More »

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We look at how Jesus reads other Bible passages (still in Matthew 5) to begin confirming the hypothesis that to read Scripture with Jesus is to make it so extreme that rules (casuistic law) become goals (apodictic command). Before you get to the next podcast it would be a good idea to listen to “What DOES “fulfil” mean?” and “Jesus as fulfilment of Scripture: Slavery and Spanking

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3 Responses to Casuistic and apodictic: part 3: Jesus reads more Scripture

  1. David Auty says:

    Fantastic stuff Tim! I’m lapping up your 5 minute Bible stuff – and this series on Casuistic and Apodictic is great. Thanks for all the effort that goes into them.

    • tim says:

      Thanks πŸ™‚ I’ve become convinced that recognising this genre difference in OT law does have relevance for how the NT reads the OT, and therefore for how we read Scripture! So I think it’s exciting.