--- In ematthew@y..., "Munachi E. Ezeogu" <eezeogu@m...> wrote:
> Thank you Sean and Travis for responding to my posting. Sean asked
where I got the ideas from. I reply by offering one bibliographical
reference for each of the 4 interpretations of "all nations" I
mentioned. If you are aware of other material, do please let me know.
> 3. That "all nations" refers to the Jewish Diaspora residing in
> Cf. O'Brien, Peter. "The Great Commission of Matthew 28:16-20: A
Missionary Mandate or Not?" Reformed Theological Review 35, no. 3
(September-December 1976): 66-78
> 4. That "all nations" refers to Gentiles living within the province
of the Matthean community.
> Cf. Minear, Paul S., The Good News according to Matthew: A Training
Manual for Prophets. St Louis: Chalice, 2000. Reviewed by F. Scott
Spencer in Review od Biblical Literature http://www.bookreviews.org.
I would be interested in a brief outline of the arguments in support
of #3 and #4 that you list here.