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Bibil Identifier bibil:248581
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) „… wie im Himmel so auf Erden“ Die räumlichen Implikationen der Vergebungsbitte des matthäischen Vaterunsers
Author Blumenthal, Christian
Journal Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche (Volume: 108, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Language German
Pages 191-211 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The question of the connection between human and divine forgiveness in the fifth petition of the Matthean version of the Lord’s Prayer has been widely discussed. The specific structuring function of this petition, however, has not yet been taken seriously into consideration. This study attempts to remedy this interpretative deficiency. It will be shown that this petition extends the prayer for an alignment of earthly and heavenly reality in Mt 6:10. Because in Mt 6:12 the praying person ascribes to himself the preceding act of forgiveness, he takes responsibility for the realization of this process of alignment “on earth as it is in heaven.
DOI 10.1515/znw-2017-0008
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Prayer
Pericopes Matthew 6,10-6,12
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