Learning What Righteousness Means: Hosea 6:6 and the Ethic of Mercy in Matthew's Gospel

Mary E. Hinkle

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/1998

Issue: Matthew (Vol. 18, No 4, Fall, 1998)

For Matthew the difference between Jesus and his adversaries is based on Hosea 6:6: Whose observance of the law is characterized by the steadfast love that God desires from Israel and whose is not?

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