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By Martin J. Buss

ISBN-10: 0567148238

ISBN-13: 9780567148230

This magnum opus isn't one other catalogue of the types of biblical literature, yet a deeply mirrored account of the importance of shape itself. Buss writes out of his adventure in Western philosophy and the problematic involvement of biblical feedback in philosophical background. both, biblical feedback and the advance of notions of shape are concerning social contexts, no matter if from the part of the aristocracy  Read more...

Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; bankruptcy 1 advent: spotting kinds; bankruptcy 2 BIBLICAL styles; bankruptcy three GRAECO-ROMAN THEORIES OF shape; bankruptcy four EARLY AND MEDIAEVAL ANALYSES; bankruptcy five POSTMEDIAEVAL EXAMINATIONS OF shape; bankruptcy 6 FORMAL research through the REIGN OF HISTORIOGRAPHY (c. 1775-1875); bankruptcy 7 'FORM' AFTER 1875 open air bible study; bankruptcy eight JEWISH ANALYSES OF shape, c. 1875-1965; bankruptcy nine ROMAN CATHOLIC perspectives OF LITERARY shape, c. 1875-1965; bankruptcy 10 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE: PROTESTANT ANALYSES mostly by means of OR FOR NONSPECIALISTS, c. 1875-1965.

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200 CE) argued that the 'complexion' of the letter to the Hebrews is similar to that of writings by Luke; he thus credited Luke with translating it from an original in Hebrew by Paul. Dionysius of Alexandria (third century CE) showed differences in phraseology and manner of reasoning between the Gospel of John and the Apocalypse. 18 Especially notable for the recognition of particularity is the fact that Jerome, besides referring to common biblical speech patterns (Schade, 84), pointed out distinctive stylistic features for a number of biblical books.

By accepting a larger unity, ancient exegesis differed in its multiplicity (cf. Eskenazi) from free play (cf. D. Stern; Fraade, 16). For halakha, a variety of interpretations needed to be much more limited, of course, than for aggada (cf. Halivni). 15. a); Kugel and Greer (155-77). 16. Hagglund, 1-44; Young 1993: 48-60. 4. 17 Clement (c. 200 CE) argued that the 'complexion' of the letter to the Hebrews is similar to that of writings by Luke; he thus credited Luke with translating it from an original in Hebrew by Paul.

The social location of the third part is among the 'wise' (largely, lay people) and lower clergy (singers—especially Psalms, Lamentations, Chronicles). 23 Within the New Testament, gospels and letters each form a group. One of the gospels, Matthew, is arranged according to literary types, including ethical instructions, miracle stories and parables. In the New Testament, furthermore, identifications of author and addressee have an implicit literary-typological significance. The gospels are anonymous (except for the fact that Luke's personal T appears in the introduction), letting the figure of Jesus shine forth in speech and action.

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