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Moses as a character in the Fourth Gospel : a study of ancient reading techniques / Stan Harstine.

Harstine, Stan. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. John > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible > Criticism, interpretation, etc. > History > Early church, ca. 30-600.
Moses (Biblical leader)
Bible. New Testament. Jean > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Religion.
Moïse (Chef biblique) dans le Nouveau Testament.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567047595
  • ISBN: 0567047598
  • ISBN: 1283192225
  • ISBN: 9781283192224
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 194 pages).
  • Publisher: London ; Sheffield Academic Press, ©2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-184) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 HISTORICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL STUDIES; Chapter 2 MOSES AS A CHARACTER IN THE FOURTH GOSPEL; Chapter 3 MOSES AS A CHARACTER IN THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS; Chapter 4 MOSES IN THE NARRATIVES OF SECOND TEMPLE JUDAISM; Chapter 5 THE FUNCTION OF HOMER IN GRECO-ROMAN NARRATIVES; Chapter 6 CONCLUDING REMARKS; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z.
Summary: Did first century Mediterranean readers of the Fourth Gospel have comparable literary examples to inform their comprehension of Moses as a character? In addressing this question, Harstine's study falls into two parts. The first is an analysis of the character Moses as utilized in the text of the Fourth Gospel. The second is an examination of other Hellenistic narrative texts, in which the character of Homer is also considered, as another important legendary figure with whom the readers of the Fourth Gospel would have been familiar.
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