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Hearing at the boundaries of vision : education informing cosmology in Revelation 9

Author: Sean Michael Ryan
Publisher: London : T & T Clark, ©2012.
Series: Library of New Testament studies, 448.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study considers how a significant variable, namely level of literary education (enkuklios paideia), might affect an ancient hearer's interpretation of Revelation 9. This volume focuses on how two hypothetical ancient hearer-constructs, with very different "mental libraries", may interpret the rich cosmological imagery of Revelation 9. The first, ancient hearer-construct (HC1), the recipient of a minimal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Michael Ryan
ISBN: 9780567604897 0567604896 9780567222169 0567222160
OCLC Number: 751750987
Description: xviii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Greek encyclical education --
Graeco-Roman cosmologies --
Hearer-construct one (HC1) : interpretation of the cosmologuy of Rev 9:1-19 --
Hearer-construct two (HC2) : interpretation of the cosmology of Rev 9:1-12 --
Victorinus, Tyconius and Oecumenius : interpretation of the cosmology of Rev 9 --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, 448.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: Sean Michael Ryan.

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A study of how differing levels of educational attainment may affect ancient hearer's interpretation of the cosmological and visionary imagery of "Revelation 9". It considers how a significant  Read more...

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