The Magnificat, with Amy Peeler


A Word in Edgewise

Amy Peeler, Wheaton College

Dr. Amy Peeler, Associate Professor of New Testament, has authored You Are My Son: The Family of God in the Epistle to the Hebrews (T&T Clark, 2015) along with articles on a range of NT texts and topics. Her next book, focused on the Incarnation and entitled Mother of God, will be published in 2022 (Eerdmans). She has team-taught a course on Mary, the mother of Jesus, and in this conversation she explains the contextual meaning, artistic form, and the liturgical importance of Mary’s song, known traditionally as the Magnificat.

To hear the podcast (11 minutes) click here.

“Exegetically Speaking” is a weekly podcast of the friends and faculty of Wheaton College, IL and The Lanier Theological Library. Hosted by Dr. David Capes, it features language experts who discuss the importance of learning the biblical languages—Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek—and show how reading the Bible…

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