Daily Archives: January 2, 2014

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A comparison of 1 Macc. 2 and Hebrews 11 – ISBL Proposal

The International SBL is in Vienna this summer and I have just submitted my proposal to the Epistle of Hebrews session (and actually finished writing the paper!). This is something I have been thinking about for twenty years or so. It will be interesting to see what sort of response it receives (assuming it is accepted). Similarities are often noted between the final exhortation of Mattathias to his sons (1 Macc. 2:49ff) that they “remember […]