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Bibil Identifier bibil:223232
Publication Type Journal article
Title (French, Long) Le nombre de sauvés en Ac 27, 37. Pourquoi 276?
Author Rastoin, Marc
Journal Études Théologiques et Religieuses (Volume: 87, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language French
Pages 213-218 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In Acts 27:37, Luke gives the exact number of souls saved during the tempest: 276. The history of the numerous attempts to disclose the meaning of this number reaches back to patristic times. Is Luke simply trying to give an "effect of reality" or should the number be interpreted as adding to the ecclesiological dimension of the passage? Marc RASTOIN concludes his survey of the extant explanations by suggesting that the hypothesis of a guematria should be inquired again.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Gematria
Pericopes Acts of the Apostles 27,37
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