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Bibil Identifier bibil:224710
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Memory, Performance, and the Sayings of Jesus
Author Kloppenborg, John S.
Journal Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus (Volume: 10, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 97-132 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Much has been made in recent years of the oral/aural context in which the early Jesus movement was born, as both a needed adjustment to earlier models for understanding early Jesus tradition based principally on models of literary transmission and often as a surreptitious means to insinuate the faithfulness of oral transmission. This paper begins by reviewing recent memory studies, both cognitive and anthropological, and then assesses the proposals of Kenneth Bailey and James D.G. Dunn of faithful oral transmission of Jesus materials. It concludes with a test case, Q 6.37, concluding that even in the case of the stable transmission of aphorisms, there is profound and significant transformation of meaning, due to the pressures exerted by the transmissional context.
DOI 10.1163/174551912X640203
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Memory
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Orality/Writing
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Apostolic Fathers : Letters of Clement : 1 Clement
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Synoptic Gospels : Logia (Q)
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Aphorism
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Oral Tradition
Pericopes Luke 6,37-6,38
Mark 4,24-4,25
Matthew 7,1-7,2
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