The Reception and Interpretation of the Bible in Late Antiquity

Proceedings of the Montréal Colloquium in Honour of Charles Kannengiesser, 11-13 October 2006

edited by Lorenzo DiTommaso & Lucian Turcescu

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€200,00
$261.00
ISBN13: 
9789004167155
E-ISBN: 
9789047442127
Publication Date: 
August 2008
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Hardback
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xxviii, 612 pp.
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1542-1295
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6

Edited by D. Jeffrey Bingham, Wheaton College, and Clayton N. Jefford, Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology

This volume offers an appreciation of the value of intertextuality—from Greek, Roman, Jewish, and biblical traditions—as related to the post-apostolic level of Christian development within the second century. Here one sees biblical texts at work, Jewish and Greek foundations at play,...
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11
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308916
Expected: 
June 2016
€110,00
$142.00

By Michael G. Azar, University of Scranton

In Exegeting the Jews: The Early Reception of the Johannine "Jews", Michael G. Azar analyzes the rhetorical function of the Gospel of John’s "Jews" in the earliest surviving full-length expositions of John in Greek, against the background of early Jewish-Christian interaction.
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Volume: 
10
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308893
Expected: 
May 2016
€104,00
$135.00

Edited by David Vincent Meconi, S.J., Saint Louis University

Sacred Scripture and Secular Struggles shows how early Christians employed biblical texts in addressing wider societal issues of imperial power, slavery, the use of wealth, suicide and other fundamental issues brought about by the convergence of empire and ecclesia.
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Volume: 
9
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004302648
E-ISBN: 
9789004304567
Publication date: 
September 2015
€110,00
$142.00

Stephen O. Presley, Southwestern Seminary

In The Intertextual Reception of Genesis 1-3, Stephen Presley examines Irenaeus’ intertextual interpretation of scripture and shows how the contours of his theological arguments utilize a series of reading strategies that correlate these Genesis texts with the rest of scripture.
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Volume: 
8
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004289901
E-ISBN: 
9789004294523
Publication date: 
May 2015
€126,00
$163.00
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191297
E-ISBN: 
9789004191419
Publication date: 
November 2010
€105,00
$137.00

Robert C. Hill

The work examines the approach of the Antioch Fathers to the Old Testament. If they shared an ignorance of the original language with the Fathers generally, their form of the Greek Bible was distinctive, as was their style of commentary and in particular their accent on the factual and...
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Volume: 
5
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145382
Publication date: 
August 2005
€119,00
$156.00

Angela Russell Christman

“What Did Ezekiel See?” demonstrates how patristic commentators, through careful attention to Ezekiel 1, its relation to other biblical books, and the emerging interpretive tradition, found this text to illuminate theological issues concerning the Bible’s unity, knowledge of God...
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145375
Publication date: 
August 2005
€149,00
$194.00

Elizabeth Ann Dively Lauro

Lauro discusses the theologian Origen’s employment of three distinct senses of scriptural meaning (pertaining to the body, soul, and spirit) within his exegetical theory and practice and demonstrates how they interrelate to facilitate his audience’s spiritual transformation.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041998
Publication date: 
February 2005
€139,00
$181.00
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780391041769
Publication date: 
August 2004
€176,00
$230.00

Charles Kannengiesser

Through this comprehensive Handbook, the reader will obtain a balanced and cohesive picture of the Early Church. It gives an overall view of the reception, transmission, and interpretation of the Bible in the life and thought of the Church during the first five centuries of Christianity.
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Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004098152
Publication date: 
August 2004
€339,00
$442.00