Faith In Hebrews: Analysis Within The Context of Christology, Eschatology, and Ethics

by Victor Rhee

Victor (Sung-Yul) Rhee argues that faith in Hebrews is both Christologically and eschatologically oriented. In response to the assertion that faith in Hebrews is removed from Christ, he contends that the author of Hebrews portrays Jesus as both the model and object of faith. Rhee also maintains that the eschatological outlook in Hebrews is not the Hellenistic concept of visible and invisible reality, but the temporal orientation of present and future. The ethical aspects of faith must be interpreted within the context of Christology and eschatology to have a proper understanding of faith in Hebrews.

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