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Edited by Bruce Chilton and Craig Evans
The Missions of James, Peter, and Paul comprises studies that investigate in what ways the missions of the three most important interpreters of Jesus agreed or differed in matters of ideology, theology, and practice. Of great importance is the question of how closely aligned these figures were ...
Clarence E. Glad
This book argues that Paul's guidance of his converts and the psychagogic practices evident in his communities conform to a widespread pedagogical norm of Greco-Roman society seen especially among Epicureans of late Republican times in their community education for adults.
By placing Jesus and his movement first within Judaism and then with Hellenistic society at large, the author shows Jesus did not intend to refer to himself when he spoke of his 'blood' and his 'body'. He meant only to insist that his meals were a better sacrifice than what was offered in the ...
Gregory E. Sterling
This is the first full and systematic attempt to set Hellenistic Jewish and early Christian historiography within the framework of Greco-Roman traditions. The thesis of the monograph is that a distinct historiographical tradition, apologetic historiography, developed as a result of a dialectic ...
Charles A. Gieschen
This study shows that angel traditions from the Hebrew Bible and Jewish literature had a significant impact on the origins and early development of Christology to the point that an Angelomorphic Christology is discernable already in New Testament documents.
This study of the local colour in the texts of Acts 13 and 14 and on the problem of the addressees of the letter to the Galatians introduces the newest findings in historical research of the province of Galatia in antiquity and shows how they may be fruitfully used in the interpretation of Acts ...
Jay M. Harrington
This volume offers a detailed chronological and systematic history of the debate surrounding Luke's use of Mark's Gospel and special sources in a section of the passion narrative, concluding with an exegesis of Lk 23,6 - 16 as a testing ground of material derived from the survey. An extensive ...
W.C. van Unnik
After a fresh examination of Graeco-Roman and Jewish celebratory entries, this study offers new explanations for the shape of the Lukan entry and temple cleansing narratives and reveals the political and theological motivations that molded them.
Edited by George A. Kiraz
This edition provides for the first time the texts of all tree Syriac versions of the Gospels: the Old Syriac, Peshiṭta and ḥarklean. The texts (all derived from the best sources) are carefully aligned so as to facilitate comparative study.
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