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Bibil Identifier bibil:221101
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Rewriting Abraham and Joseph
Title (English, ) Stephen’s Speech (Acts 7:2-16) and Jewish Exegetical Traditions
Author Whitenton, Michael R.
Journal Novum Testamentum. An International Quarterly for New Testament and Related Studies (Volume: 54, Issue: 2)
Undefined link Acts and the Fragmentary Hellenistic Jewish Authors
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 149-167 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In the conclusion of his recent article “Acts and the Fragmentary Jewish Authors” (NovT 53 [2011] 22-51), C.R. Holladay suggested the need for further work in comparative hermeneutics in relation to the Acts of the Apostles. In response to Holladay’s call, this article explicates the use of Genesis in Acts 7:2-16 in light of the use of Genesis in select Jewish texts, from the LXX to those from the rabbinic period, focusing particularly, though not exclusively, on the impact of certain exegetical traditions found in Jubilees, Philo’s De Abrahamo, and Josephus’ Jewish Antiquities.
DOI 10.1163/156853612X628133
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Abraham
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Joseph (Son of Jacob)
Pericopes Acts of the Apostles 7,2-7,16
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