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Echoes of Scripture in the letter of Paul to the Colossians / by Christopher A. Beetham.

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Subject: Bible. Colossians > Relation to the Old Testament.
Bible. Old Testament > Relation to Colossians.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9789047424123
  • ISBN: 9047424123
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 342 pages).
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-292) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Illustration; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction and History of Research; Chapter Two On Determining Allusions and Echoes: Definitions and Methodology; Chapter Three The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:3-8: The Echo of Genesis 1:28 in 1:6; Chapter Four The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:9-14: The Echo of Isaiah 11:2, 9 in 1:9-10; Chapter Five The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:9-14: The Echo of the Exodus Motif in 1:12-14.
Summary: The introduction of literary intertextuality into biblical studies has led to both discovery and dilemma. This study proposes new definitions of 'allusion' and 'echo' and a methodology on how to detect them, using the neglected letter of "Colossians" as a test case.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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