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Title Greco-Roman culture and the New Testament : studies commemorating the centennial of the Pontifical Biblical Institute / edited by David E. Aune, Frederick E. Brenk
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xii, 218 pages) : illustrations
Series Supplements to Novum Testamentum, 0167-9732 ; v. 143
Supplements to Novum Testamentum ; v. 143. 0167-9732
Contents Introduction / Frederick E. Brenk -- The role of rhetorical elaboration in the formation of Mark's Passion narrative (Mark 14:43-16:8) : an enquiry / Justin Taylor -- Logos and pneuma in the Fourth Gospel / Troels Engberg-Pedersen -- The enigma of imperial cultic activities and Paul in Corinth / Bruce W. Winter -- Pauline Paraenesis in Romans 12 and Greek gnomic wisdom / Dieter Zeller -- Most beautiful and divine : Graeco-Romans (especially Plutarch) and Paul, on love and marriage / Frederick E. Brenk -- Clement of Alexandria on woman and marriage in the light of the New Testament household codes / Gretchen J. Reydams-Schils -- Traveling up and away : journeys to the upper and outer regions of the world / Adela Yarbro Collins -- The polyvalent imagery of Rev 3:20 in the light of Greco-Egyptian divination texts / David E. Aune -- The Sibyl and the apocalypses : generic relationships in Hellenistic Judaism and early Christianity / John J. Collins
Summary Focusing on a strength of the faculty of the Pontifical Biblical Institute, this volume is a collection of nine essays by an international group of scholars who have used texts from the Greco-Roman world to illuminate various aspects of the New Testament
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Pontificio Istituto biblico.
SUBJECT Pontificio Istituto biblico fast
Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. New Testament fast
Subject Christianity and culture -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism
Civilization, Greco-Roman.
RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- New Testament.
Christian literature, Early
Christianity and culture -- Early church
Civilization, Greco-Roman
Genre/Form Festschriften
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Aune, David E. (David Edward)
Brenk, Frederick E.
Pontificio Istituto biblico.
LC no. 2011052729
ISBN 9004226540
Other Titles Graeco-Roman culture and the New Testament