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Do this in remembrance of me : the disputed works in the Lukan Institution narrative (Luke 22: 19b-20) : an historico-exegetical, theological, and sociological analysis / Bradly S. Billings.

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Subject: Bible. Luke, XXII, 19-20 > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Luke. Greek > Versions > Codex Bezae.
Bible. New Testament. Luc. XXII, 19-20 > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. New Testament. Luc. Grec > Versions > Codex de Bèze.
Last Supper.
Passover in the New Testament.
Dernière Cène.
Pâque dans le Nouveau Testament.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567338204
  • ISBN: 0567338207
  • ISBN: 1283196883
  • ISBN: 9781283196888
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 211 pages).
  • Publisher: London : T & T Clark, 2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The textual problem. The nature of the problem ; A "Western non-interpolation?" ; The Codex Bezae (D 05) -- Theories and explanations. The non-Lukan origins of the disputed words ; The non-Lukan theology of the disputed words ; Passover, history, and liturgy in the disputed words ; Erroneous scribal emendation ; The Disciplina arcani -- A sociological analysis. The text as window ; "Thyestean banquets" and "Oedipodean intercourse" ; Why Codex Bezae was altered : a sociological explanation.
Summary: This title posits a new explanation of the longstanding textual problem affecting the Words of Institution in St. Luke's Gospel, by arguing that the social situation of the early Christian community explains why such emendations were made. €€€. By examining the manner in which manuscripts function as windows into the social world of early Christianity, Billings provides a fruitful study of the longstanding gap in our knowledge of a significant textual problem represented by the Western Text of Luke.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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