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Are the "nations" present in Matthew?

Glenna S. Jackson
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 56, No 4 | a1797 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v56i4.1797 | © 2000 Glenna S. Jackson | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 14 December 2000 | Published: 14 December 2000

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Glenna S. Jackson, Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio, Visiting Professor: University of Pretoria, United States

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Abstract

Traditionally, Matthew 28:16-20 has been placed in the context of a mandate to Christianize the world. This study attempts to ascertain if the gentile women in the geneology and the Canaanite woman near the center of Mathew's gospel constitute a precedent and a model for the mandate to bring the enemy tubes into the fold of Israel.

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