The Gospels and Homer : Imitations of Greek Epic in Mark and Luke-Acts
By: MacDonald, Dennis R.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The New Testament and Greek Literature: Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (441 p.).ISBN: 9781442230538.Subject(s): Bible. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Acts -- Extra-canonical parallels | Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Luke -- Extra-canonical parallels | Bible. Mark -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Mark -- Extra-canonical parallels | Greek literature -- Relation to the New Testament | Homer. Iliad | Homer. OdysseyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Gospels and Homer : Imitations of Greek Epic in Mark and Luke-ActsDDC classification: 226.3 | 226.3066 LOC classification: BS2585.52 .M26 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Images; Abbreviations; Introduction; Passages in the Gospels and Acts with Proposed Imitations; Part One. Homer's Iliad; Part Two. Homer's Odyssey; Appendix. Analogous Imitations in Jewish and Christian Texts; Notes; Bibliography; Index to Classical Greek Literature; Index to the Gospels and Acts; About the Author
<span><span>These two volumes are the magnum opus of biblical scholar Dennis R. MacDonald, outlining the profound connections between the New Testament and classical Greek poetry. MacDonald argues that the Gospel writers borrowed from established literary sources to create stories about Jesus that readers of the day would find convincing.</span></span>
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