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Bibil Identifier bibil:224216
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) "In Those Days" (Luke 2,1). A Reply to Michael Wolter
Author Lambrecht, Jan
Journal Ephemerides theologicae Lovanienses. Louvain Journal of Theology and Canon Law (Volume: 87, Issue: 4)
Undefined link Das Lukasevangelium
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 419-423 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This note criticizes M. Wolter’s thesis which states that the expression 'in those days' of Lk 2,1 refers to 1,80, i.e., to the time that John the Baptist grew up in the wilderness, and that between the birth of John and that of Jesus there must have been several years. A careful reconsideration of 1,39-45 and 2,1 makes it highly likely that Luke connects 2,1 with the days of John’s birth and that Mary, according to Luke, has just become pregnant before her visit of Elisabeth.
DOI 10.2143/ETL.87.4.2149596
Pericopes Luke 1,39-1,45
Luke 2,1
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