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The Context of the Text: Reading Hebrews as a Eucharistic Homily

  title={The Context of the Text: Reading Hebrews as a Eucharistic Homily},
  author={Stephen David Fahrig},
The majority of exegetes agree that the so-called “Letter” to the Hebrews is actually a homily, meant to be read aloud to a Christian community gathered for worship. In The Context of the Text: Reading Hebrews as a Eucharistic Homily, I argue that the specific venue for the public reading of Hebrews was a celebration of the Eucharist. It is my contention that the author presumed and exploited this Eucharistic setting in order to bolster his claims about the superiority of Christ and his… 


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