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Edited by Cilliers Breytenbach, Johan C. Thom and Jeremy Punt
This volume, in honour of Bernard C. Lategan, a renowned specialist on the modern reception of the New Testament, covers the broad spectrum of the reception of the New Testament as literature. Interpretations of the New Testament from antiquity through modern day critical scholarship up to ...
This book studies in detail the afterlife scene in the story of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31). The description of the afterlife is related, on the one hand, to the overall Hellenistic cultural milieu and, on the other hand, to Luke’s eschatological views.
Edited by John Fotopoulos
This volume is a collection of newly published scholarly studies honoring Prof.Dr. David. E. Aune on his 65th birthday. These groundbreaking studies written by prominent international scholars investigate a range of topics in the New Testament and early Christian literature with insights drawn ...
John B.F. Miller
Employing narrative criticism to provide a comprehensive examination of the dreams and visions in Luke-Acts, this study highlights those passages in which characters interpret their visionary encounters (e.g., the infancy narrative, Saul’s/Paul’s conversion, the Cornelius-Peter episode, and ...
Todd Penner and Caroline Vander Stichele
A collection of essays on early Christian, Jewish and Greco-Roman religious discourses in antiquity, focusing on the construction of gender in relationship to broader cultural and religious themes, argumentation and identity formation in the early centuries of the common era.
This study uses conceptual metaphor theory and methodology to analyze the cultural logic and symbolic context, moral content and ethical implications of 1 Peter. Conceptual metaphor study helps explain how people generate ethical understandings; it can help us recognize and account for lively ...
From a Korean perspective, this book examines how Luke’s Passion Narrative constructs the space-time of the Reign of God both in contest to and in compliance with that of Rome and shows how Luke’s colonial relations complicate the Gospel’s theological perspectives.
James A. Smith
Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org)
This ground-breaking historical study examines the many conjectures on the Greek text made by Erasmus and Beza in their multiple editions of the New Testament. In the process, the author critically assesses their views and methods of New Testament textual criticism.
This synopsis sets out in a clear and readily understandable way the principal early Christian texts, most of them apocryphal, that reveal the growth and changes in a range of influential stories about Jesus' birth and upbringing.
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