The One who is to Come

The One who is to Come

Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802840134

Category: Religion

Page: 222

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Messiah is one of the most popular and most contested terms in Christian reflection, with many often reading the concept back into early Old Testament texts. Joseph Fitzmyer carefully and comprehensively contradicts this misreading, tracing the emergence of messianism to a much later date - 2nd century B.C.