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"Noah, the preacher of (God's) righteousness": the argument from Scripture in 2 Peter 2:5 and 9

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An essay is presented to suggest that the description of Noah as a preacher of righteousness reflects the biblical and epistolary contexts in the argument of the Book of 2 Peter. It discusses the identity of Noah in the biblical account, Noah's message of God's righteousness, Noah as a righteous preacher, and Noah's preaching about the covenant blessings and curses. It is the author's view that the preservation of the righteous as preached by Noah is a typology of God's future intentions.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306-320
JournalCatholic Biblical Quarterly
Volume76
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2014

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