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Author Aus, Roger David, 1940-

Title Feeding the five thousand : studies in the Judaic background of Mark 6:30-44 par. and John 6:1-15 / Roger David Aus
Published Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 187 pages)
Series Studies in Judaism
Studies in Judaism.
Contents Famine, the 'Omer, and barley bread -- Similarities between Elisha and Jesus, especially as miraacle-workers -- Jesus as a teacher with disciples, and Elisha as a teacher with disciples -- Denarii -- Baal-shalishah, Shalishah, and John 6 -- Jesus' praying, and Elisha's praying -- Doubling, garden beds and rows, according to hundreds and fifties, and groups -- Eating to satiety, and saying grace after meals -- Baskets full of left over pieces -- 5000 men -- Bethsaida as a possible site of the feeding, and the Livia/Julia cult -- Markan redaction in 6:30-44, and Johannine redaction in 6:1-15 -- The Markan and the Johannine contexts -- The Semitic background of the feeding of the 5000, and possible Hellenistic parallels -- Major motifs in the narrative -- The genre -- The historicity -- Two Markan feeding narratives, and the feeding of the 5000 as part of a miracle collection
Summary This book explores the many facets of early Palestinian Judaism which inform the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand. Aus describes motifs in the narrative, as well as the Markan and Johannine redaction, analyzes the account's Semitic background, genre and historicity, and its part in a miracle collection
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-184) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jesus Christ -- Miracles
Jesus Christ.
Bible. Mark, VI, 30-44 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. John, VI, 1-15 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Feeding of the five thousand (Miracle)
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology.
Feeding of the five thousand (Miracle)
Miracles of Jesus Christ.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780761851530