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Bibil Identifier bibil:202054
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Hellenistic παιδεία and Luke's Education: A Critique of Recent Approaches
Author Padilla, Osvaldo
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 55, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 416-437 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This essay offers a critique of recent works that claim for the author of Acts a high level of rhetorical sophistication. The paper attempts to begin to fill a gap in Acts studies by exploring two skills of the curriculum of tertiary rhetorical education and asking how these are exemplified in the curriculum itself. In this way an attempt is made to provide a more sophisticated parallel reading, one that avoids shell comparisons that can often lead to distortion. The two skills explored are intertextuality from the Greek classics and speech construction. It is suggested that—from the perspective of the rhetorical curriculum—the author of Acts probably lacked a rhetorical education.
DOI 10.1017/S0028688509990051
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Education
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Acts of the Apostles
Terms παιδεία
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