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The Resource Christian origins and greco-roman culture : social and literary contexts for the New Testament, edited by Stanley E. Porter, Andrew W. Pitts, (electronic resource)

Christian origins and greco-roman culture : social and literary contexts for the New Testament, edited by Stanley E. Porter, Andrew W. Pitts, (electronic resource)

Label
Christian origins and greco-roman culture : social and literary contexts for the New Testament
Title
Christian origins and greco-roman culture
Title remainder
social and literary contexts for the New Testament
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stanley E. Porter, Andrew W. Pitts
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Christian Origins and Greco-Roman Culture, Stanley Porter and Andrew Pitts assemble an international team of scholars whose work has focused on reconstructing the social matrix for earliest Christianity through the use of Greco-Roman materials and literary forms
Member of
Dewey number
270.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Porter, Stanley E.
  • Pitts, Andrew W
Series statement
  • Texts and editions for New Testament study
  • Early Christianity in its hellenistic context
Series volume
  • v. 9
  • v. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christianity
  • Church history
  • Christianity and culture
  • Greece
  • Rome
Label
Christian origins and greco-roman culture : social and literary contexts for the New Testament, edited by Stanley E. Porter, Andrew W. Pitts, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Greco-Roman culture in the history of the New Testament interpretation: an introductory essay / Stanley E. Porter and Andrew W. Pitts -- Greco-Roman social contexts for Christian origins -- Manuscripts, scribes, and book production within early Christianity / Michael J. Kruger -- What do we know and how do we know it? Reconstructing early Christianity from its manuscripts / Stanley E. Porter -- Recent efforts to reconstruct early Christianity on the basis of its papyrological evidence / Stanley E. Porter -- Jesus and parallel Jewish and Greco-Roman figures / Craig S. Keener -- The exorcisms and healings of Jesus within classical culture / Tony Costa -- Cash and release: Atonement and release from oppression in the Imperial context of Luke's Gospel / Matthew Forrest Lowe -- Luke and Juvenal at the crossroads: Space, movement, and morality in the Roman Empire / Osman Umurhan and Todd Penner -- Jesus, the beloved disciple, and Greco-Roman friendship conventions / Ronald F. Hock -- The imitation of the "Great Man" in antiquity: Paul's inversion of a cultural icon / James R. Harrison -- Ephesians: Paul's political theology in Greco-Roman political context / Fredrick J. Long -- Exiles, islands, and the identity and perspective of John in Revelation / Brian Mark Rapske -- Greco-Roman literary contexts for Christian origins -- Source citation in Greek historiography and in Luke( -Acts) / Andrew W. Pitts -- On sources and speeches: Methodological discussions in ancient prose works and Luke-Acts / Sean A. Adams -- Luke as a Hellenistic Historian / Paul L. Maier -- The genre of the Fourth Gospel and Greco-Roman literary conventions / Andreas J. Köstenberger -- Classical Greek poetry and the Acts of the Apostles: imitations of Euripides' Bacchae / Dennis R. MacDonald -- Pauline prescripts and Greco-Roman Epistolary conventions / E. Randolph Richards -- Letter openings in Paul and Plato / James Starr -- Progymnasmatic love / R. Dean Anderson -- "This is a great metaphor!" Reciprocity in the Ephesians household code / Cynthia Long Westfall -- Turning Kepavn on its head: the rhetoric of reversal in Ephesians 5:21-23 / Michelle Lee-Barnewell -- Frank speech at work in Hebrews / Benjamin Fiore -- How Greek was the author of "Hebrews"? A study of the author's location in regard to Greek / David A. deSilva -- The Didache as a Christian Enchiridion / William Varner -- The classroom in the text: Exegetical practices in Justin and Galen / H. Gregory Snyder
Control code
ocn820029245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004236219
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820029245
Label
Christian origins and greco-roman culture : social and literary contexts for the New Testament, edited by Stanley E. Porter, Andrew W. Pitts, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Greco-Roman culture in the history of the New Testament interpretation: an introductory essay / Stanley E. Porter and Andrew W. Pitts -- Greco-Roman social contexts for Christian origins -- Manuscripts, scribes, and book production within early Christianity / Michael J. Kruger -- What do we know and how do we know it? Reconstructing early Christianity from its manuscripts / Stanley E. Porter -- Recent efforts to reconstruct early Christianity on the basis of its papyrological evidence / Stanley E. Porter -- Jesus and parallel Jewish and Greco-Roman figures / Craig S. Keener -- The exorcisms and healings of Jesus within classical culture / Tony Costa -- Cash and release: Atonement and release from oppression in the Imperial context of Luke's Gospel / Matthew Forrest Lowe -- Luke and Juvenal at the crossroads: Space, movement, and morality in the Roman Empire / Osman Umurhan and Todd Penner -- Jesus, the beloved disciple, and Greco-Roman friendship conventions / Ronald F. Hock -- The imitation of the "Great Man" in antiquity: Paul's inversion of a cultural icon / James R. Harrison -- Ephesians: Paul's political theology in Greco-Roman political context / Fredrick J. Long -- Exiles, islands, and the identity and perspective of John in Revelation / Brian Mark Rapske -- Greco-Roman literary contexts for Christian origins -- Source citation in Greek historiography and in Luke( -Acts) / Andrew W. Pitts -- On sources and speeches: Methodological discussions in ancient prose works and Luke-Acts / Sean A. Adams -- Luke as a Hellenistic Historian / Paul L. Maier -- The genre of the Fourth Gospel and Greco-Roman literary conventions / Andreas J. Köstenberger -- Classical Greek poetry and the Acts of the Apostles: imitations of Euripides' Bacchae / Dennis R. MacDonald -- Pauline prescripts and Greco-Roman Epistolary conventions / E. Randolph Richards -- Letter openings in Paul and Plato / James Starr -- Progymnasmatic love / R. Dean Anderson -- "This is a great metaphor!" Reciprocity in the Ephesians household code / Cynthia Long Westfall -- Turning Kepavn on its head: the rhetoric of reversal in Ephesians 5:21-23 / Michelle Lee-Barnewell -- Frank speech at work in Hebrews / Benjamin Fiore -- How Greek was the author of "Hebrews"? A study of the author's location in regard to Greek / David A. deSilva -- The Didache as a Christian Enchiridion / William Varner -- The classroom in the text: Exegetical practices in Justin and Galen / H. Gregory Snyder
Control code
ocn820029245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004236219
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820029245

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