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The Pericope Adulterae, the Gospel of John, and the literacy of Jesus / by Chris Keith.

Keith, Chris. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. John, VII, 53-VIII, 11 > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Authorship > History.
Literacy > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9789047440192
  • ISBN: 9047440196
  • ISBN: 9789004173941
  • ISBN: 9004173943
  • ISBN: 1282400916
  • ISBN: 9781282400917
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 320 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-290) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword (Helen K. Bond); Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction The Most Popular Story in the Gospels; Chapter One A History of Research on John 8.6, 8; Chapter Two Speaking of Writing:?ata??af? and??ap? in Hellenistic, Jewish, and New Testament Contexts; Chapter Three Writing and Gradations of Literacy; Chapter Four Scribal Literacy in the New Testament World: The Scribes (and Pharisees) as Text-Brokers; Chapter Five The Pericope Adulterae at John 7.53-8.11: The Location; Chapter Six The Pericope Adulterae at John 7.53-8.11: The Preceding Context of John 7.
Summary: This book offers a new interpretation and transmission history of the "Pericope Adulterae," arguing that the an interpolator placed the story at John 7.53-8.11 in order to highlight the claim that Jesus could write (John 8.6, 8) in light of a careful reading of John's Gospel.
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