Jesus as the Pierced One

The Use of Zechariah 12:10 in John's Gospel and Revelation

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Bret A. Rogers
McMaster Biblical Studies Series
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Wipf & Stock
    , June
     2020.
     304 pages.
     $35.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781532696404.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Daniel M. GarlandĀ forthcoming.

Description

How can John use Zech 12:10 to explain both Jesus' first coming in humility (John 19:37) and Jesus' second coming in glory (Rev 1:7)? In this book, Rogers demonstrates how God's self-revelation in Jesus provides the key for understanding the fulfillment of Zech 12:10 in light of both John's high Christology and John's inaugurated and consummated eschatology. In contrast to previous approaches, Rogers proposes that John interprets Zech 12:10 not simply along a human, messianic axiom, but along a divine, messianic axiom. Moreover, by treating Zech 12:10, John 19:37, and Rev 1:7 in a single study, readers will better understand the unified narrative spanning the Testaments, the nature of Jesus' divine identity and mission in John's writings, and how Jesus' divine nature and mission compels the church to live between his two advents.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Bret A. Rogers is a pastor at Redeemer Church in Fort Worth, Texas.

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