David E. Aune, Ph.D. (1970) in New Testament Language and Literature, University of Chicago, is the Walter Professor of New Testament & Christian Origins at the University of Notre Dame. He has published extensively on the Greco-Roman setting of the New Testament. Among his recent publications are The Westminster Dictionary of New Testament & Early Christian Literature & Rhetoric (2003) and Apocalypticism, Prophecy, and Magic in Early Christianity (2006).
Frederick E. Brenk, M. Litt. (1971) Cambridge University, in Classics; Ph.D. (1971) University of Kentucky, in Classics, is Professor Ordinarius Emeritus for the Greco-Roman background of the New Testament, at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome. He has published extensively on the Classical world in the first century, in particular on Plutarch, and on topics related to the New Testament. Among his recent publications is With Unperfumed Voice. Studies in Plutarch, in Greek Literature, Religion and Philosophy, and in the New Testament Background (2007).
All those interested in the Greco-Roman cultural setting of the New Testament and Christian origins.
Table of contents
Justin Taylor, S.M, The Role of Rhetorical Elaboration in the Formation of Mark’s Passion Narrative (Mark 14:43-16:8): An Inquiry
Troels Engberg-Pedersen, Logos and Pneuma in the Fourth Gospel
Bruce W. Winter, The Enigma of Imperial Cultic Activities and Paul in Corinth
Dieter Zeller, Pauline Paranesis in Romans 12 and Greek Gnomic Wisdom
Frederick E. Brenk, Most Beautiful and Divine: Graeco-Romans (especially Plutarch) and Paul on Love and Marriage
Gretchen Reydams-Schils, Clement of Alexandria on Woman and Marriage in the Light of the New Testament Household Codes
Adela Yarbro Collins, Traveling Up and Away: Journeys to the Upper and Outer Regions of the World
David E. Aune, The Polyvalent Imagery of Rev 3:20 in the Light of Graeco-Egyptian Divination Texts
John J. Collins, The Sibyl and the Apocalypses: Generic Relationships in Hellenistic Judaism and Early Christianity