A Most Reliable Witness: Essays in Honor of Ross Shepard by Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Nathaniel DesRosiers, Shira L.

By Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Nathaniel DesRosiers, Shira L. Lander, Jacqueline Pastis, Daniel Ullucci

Have a good time a trailblazer within the parts of girls and faith, Jews and Judaism, and earliest Christianity within the old Mediterranean

Ross Kraemer is Professor Emerita within the division of spiritual reviews at Brown college. This quantity of essays, conceived and produced by way of scholars, colleagues, and pals bears witness to the breadth of her personal scholarly pursuits. individuals contain Theodore A. Bergren, Debra Bucher, Lynn Cohick, Mary Rose D’Angelo, Nathaniel P. DesRosiers, Robert Doran, Jennifer Eyl, Paula Fredriksen, John G. Gager, Maxine Grossman, Kim Haines-Eitzen, Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Jordan Kraemer, Robert A. Kraft, Shira L. Lander, Amy-Jill Levine, Susan Marks, E. Ann subject, Renee Levine Melammed, Susan Niditch, Elaine Pagels, Adele Reinhartz, Jordan Rosenblum, Sarah Schwarz, Karen B. Stern, Stanley okay. Stowers, Daniel Ullucci, Arthur Urbano, Heidi Wendt, and Benjamin G. Wright.

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- Articles that research either historical and sleek texts in cross-cultural and trans-historical perspective
- Twenty-eight unique essays on old Judaism, Christianity, and ladies within the Greco-Roman world

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When she is clothed, the governor decrees that Thecla be released, and so the sentence against her is rescinded. ”8 Basically the same translation is given by Barrier and Willy Rordorf in their more recent translations. Particularly interesting is the fact that Barrier, who provides text-critical commentary on other parts of his translation, offers no text-critical commentary on this verse. 9 We still await the text-critical edition of Willy ­Rordorf, which is due to appear in Corpus Christianorum, Series 6.

Acts of Philip V–VII is extant in two manuscripts, Vaticanus graecus 824 and Xenophontos 32. Although Xenophontos 32 is the later manuscript, scholars think that it is the earliest form of the text. This phrase occurs only in Vaticanus graecus 824 at this point in the story; however, the phrase also occurs later in Acts Phil. VII in both manuscripts. 7). These traits are associated in the text with proper Christian behavior. Ireos’s Jewish identity is of little concern, and as we shall see, contrasts sharply with that of his Jewish compatriots.

Thecla and the Governor Who Clothes Whom? ROBERT DORAN Amherst College T he evolution of the affianced gentile young woman into the virginal preacher of the message of Jesus who baptizes new members of the movement is, to say the least, complex.  4) is the earlier narrative to which was added the story of the events in ­Iconium (ch. 1 The Narrative Context Paul’s dealings with Thecla are quite strange. As they are about to leave Iconium, Thecla asks to be baptized, but Paul refuses and asks her to be patient.

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