Historiography and Self-Definition: Josephos, Luke-acts and Apologetic Historiography

Historiography and Self-Definition: Josephos, Luke-acts and Apologetic Historiography

by Gregory Sterling, G. E. Sterling
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004095012

ISBN-13: 9789004095014

Pub. Date: 04/01/1992

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This is the first full and systematic attempt to set Hellenistic Jewish and early Christian historiography within the framework of Greco-Roman traditions. The thesis of the monograph is that a distinct historiographical tradition, apologetic historiography, developed as a result of a dialectic relationship with Greek ethnography. Professor Sterling situates the

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This is the first full and systematic attempt to set Hellenistic Jewish and early Christian historiography within the framework of Greco-Roman traditions. The thesis of the monograph is that a distinct historiographical tradition, apologetic historiography, developed as a result of a dialectic relationship with Greek ethnography. Professor Sterling situates the Hellenistic Jewish historians, Josephus, and Luke-Acts within this tradition.

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ISBN-13:
9789004095014
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1992
Series:
Novum Testamentum, Supplements Series, #64
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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