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Luke and Vergil : Imitations of Classical Greek Literature

By: MacDonald, Dennis R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The New Testament and Greek Literature: Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9781442230552.Subject(s): Bible. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Acts -- Extra-canonical parallels | Bible. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Luke -- Extra-canonical parallels | Greek literature -- Relation to the New Testament | Virgil -- Influence | Virgil. AeneisGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Luke and Vergil : Imitations of Classical Greek LiteratureDDC classification: 226.4/066 | 226.4066 LOC classification: BS2595.52 .M26 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; Passages in Luke-Acts with Proposed Imitations; Part One. Euripides' Bacchae and Luke-Acts; Part Two. Socrates in Plato and Xenophon; Part Three. Vergil's Odyssey-Iliad and Luke-Acts; Appendix 1. Analogous Imitations of Euripides' Bacchae in Jewish and Christian Texts; Appendix 2. Analogous Imitations of Plato's Socrates in Christian Texts; Appendix 3. The Q+/Papias Hypothesis; Notes; Bibliography; Index to Classical Greek Literature; Index to the Gospels and Acts; About the Author
Summary: <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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Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; Passages in Luke-Acts with Proposed Imitations; Part One. Euripides' Bacchae and Luke-Acts; Part Two. Socrates in Plato and Xenophon; Part Three. Vergil's Odyssey-Iliad and Luke-Acts; Appendix 1. Analogous Imitations of Euripides' Bacchae in Jewish and Christian Texts; Appendix 2. Analogous Imitations of Plato's Socrates in Christian Texts; Appendix 3. The Q+/Papias Hypothesis; 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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