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Author Booth, Roger P

Title Jesus and the Laws of Purity : Tradition History and Legal History in Mark 7
Published London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 1987


Description 1 online resource (281 pages)
Series The Library of New Testament Studies
Library of New Testament studies.
Contents Preface; Prefatory Notes; Introduction; A. General; B. The Programme; PART I Traditio-Historical Criticism; CHAPTER 1 THE PRE-MARCAN TRADITION; CHAPTER 2 THE HISTORY OF THE PRE-MARCAN TRADITION; A. Identification of the original units of tradition; B. History of the original units of tradition; C. Mens ipsissima and the purity logion; PART II Historico-Legal Criticism; CHAPTER 3 PRELIMINARY MATTERS; CHAPTER 4 THE HISTORY OF PURITY IN EATING; CHAPTER 5 SUPEREROGATORY HANDWASHING; CHAPTER 6 THE SOURCES OF IMPURITY; CHAPTER 7 CONCLUSIONS; Notes; Bibliography
Index of Ancient Passages CitedIndex of Authors; Index of Rabbis; Index of Subjects; Index of Selected Hebrew and Greek Words
Summary The principal concern of this book is to show how uncovering the history of legal development can serve as a control for the conclusions of tradition history. In this groundbreaking study, the author brings his own professional experience as a lawyer to bear upon questions of Jewish law and of Gospel criticism. Dr Booth first establishes redaction-critically and form-critically which elements of Mark 7.1-23 are to be assigned to Mark, which to the early church, and which to the probable legal disputes of Jesus with the Pharisees. Then he charts the history of the purity laws, determining which
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Subject Bible. Mark VII -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780567290434