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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 2, 2020 – Hour 2

How Matthew Introduces us to Jesus (full hour)

Advent is an ideal time to study and reflect on how Jesus fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies. In his Gospel, Matthew declares Christ to be Emmanuel, linking him to passages throughout Isaiah and other Old Testament books. We’ll talk about it again with Dr Leroy Huizenga.

Dr. Leroy Huizenga

Dr. Leroy A. Huizenga is Administrative Chair of Arts and Letters and Associate Professor of Theology at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota and the author of Behold the Christ: Proclaiming the Gospel of Matthew. After teaching at Wheaton College for five years, Dr. Huizenga was received into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil of 2011. He is also the author of The New Isaac: Tradition and Intertextuality in the Gospel of Matthew and is currently writing a major commentary on the Gospel of Mark for Bloomsbury T&T Clark’s International Theological Commentary series.

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