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Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Offers new interpretations of many of Jesus’ most memorable sayings, bringing into sharper focus their originality, often obscured in the literature by various superficial parallels. For example, ... More


Clement of Alexandria’s Gospel Citations

Carl P. Cosaert

in The Early Text of the New Testament

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199566365
eISBN:
9780191740985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566365.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents a summary of the latest methodological advances in quantitative and group profile analysis to the text of the Gospels used by Clement, an early Alexandrian father who lived in ... More


Philo of Alexandria

Joan E. Taylor

in The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199554485
eISBN:
9780191745911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554485.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

In Probus and the Hypothetica Philo of Alexandria esteems the Essenes as models of excellence within Judaism, giving them special praise for their communality, self-control, frugality and purity. He ... More


From Jew to Gentile in Paul’s Visual Piety

J. M. F. Heath

in Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter evaluates the exegetical discussion in Part Three in the light of the studies of visual cultures in Part Two, in order to situate Paul in the wider context of Greco-Roman and Jewish ... More


Between Elephantine and Qumran

G. Kratz Reinhard

in Historical and Biblical Israel: The History, Tradition, and Archives of Israel and Judah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198728771
eISBN:
9780191795503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728771.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter assesses the archaeological, epigraphic, and literary (biblical and non-biblical) evidence from various Jewish “archives” or “textual deposits,” mostly from the Persian and Hellenistic ... More


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