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The interpretation of the New Testament in Greco-Roman paganism

Author: John Granger Cook
Publisher: Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, [2000] ©2000
Series: Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How did the New Testament affect ancient readers who rejected Christianity? Making use of ancient rhetoric and literary criticism, John Granger Cook contributes to the ongoing investigation of the relationship between Christianity and Greco-Roman antiquity."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Celsus, (Platonic philosopher); Porphyry; Macarius, Magnes; Hierocles, of Alexandria; Julian, Emperor of Rome; Porphyry; Julian, Emperor of Rome; Hierocles, of Alexandria; Celsus, (Platonic philosopher)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Granger Cook
ISBN: 3161471954 9783161471957
OCLC Number: 43873765
Notes: "How did the New Testament affect ancient readers who rejected Christianity? Making use of ancient rhetoric and literary criticism, John Granger Cook contributes to the ongoing investigation of the relationship between Christianity and Greco-Roman antiquity."--Publisher description.
Description: xvi, 385 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Celsus' critique of the New Testament and Early Christian discourse --
Porphyry's attack on the New Testament --
The Pagan in Macarius Magnes' Apocriticus --
Hierocles, the lover of truth --
Julian against the Galilaeans.
Series Title: Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum, 3.
Responsibility: John Granger Cook.

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"How did the New Testament affect ancient readers who rejected Christianity? Making use of ancient rhetoric and literary criticism, John Granger Cook contributes to the ongoing investigation of the relationship between Christianity and Greco-Roman antiquity."--BOOK JACKET.

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