Jerome H Neyrey, An Encomium for Jesus: Luke, Rhetoric, and the Story of Jesus, Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2020.
Luke’s narrative about Jesus followed the conventions for ancient biography. Trained in rhetoric, Luke employed the genre of the encomium, which regularly used to showcase biographical aspects of a person’s life worthy of honour. …
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Runar M. Thorsteinsson, Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels, Oxford University Press, New York 2018.
Jesus as Philosopher: The Philosophical Sage in the Synoptic Gospels examines the possible ways in which the authors of the Synoptic Gospels, Mark, Matthew, and Luke, were inspired by contemporary philosophical traditions about the …
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Michael P. Naylor, Complexity and Creativity: John’s Presentation of Jesus in the Book of Revelation, Gorgias Press, 2018.
Within the book of Revelation, John provides a unique and fascinating portrait of Jesus. This monograph examines John’s interaction with imagery from his cultural context (Roman emperor worship), from the key writings of his …
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