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Bibil Identifier bibil:220838
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Disagreement in the Greco-Roman Literary Tradition and the Implications for Gospel Research
Author Massey, Preston T.
Journal Bulletin for Biblical Research (Volume: 22, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 51-79 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The purpose of the investigation is to compare and contrast the fourfold Gospel with four categories for understanding the motif of disagreement within the Greco-Roman literary tradition. I examine 16 Greco-Roman authors using more than 40 separate texts in order to document the case for the convention of disagreement., Under each rubric discussed, I undertake a comparison with and contrast to the fourfold Gospel. The net result of this investigation concludes that, in contrast to the four examined literary criteria, the authors of the fourfold Gospel should not be charged with intentionally contradicting each other.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : Literature - Philosophy : Strabo
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