Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook

Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook

by Wendy Cotter C.S.J, C.S.J . We Cotter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415118638

ISBN-13: 9780415118637

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity presents a collection in translation of miracle stories from the ancient world. The material is divided up into four main categories including healing, exorcism, nature and raising the dead.
Wendy Cotter, in an introduction and notes to the selections, contextualizes the miracles within the background of the Greco-Roman

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Overview

Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity presents a collection in translation of miracle stories from the ancient world. The material is divided up into four main categories including healing, exorcism, nature and raising the dead.
Wendy Cotter, in an introduction and notes to the selections, contextualizes the miracles within the background of the Greco-Roman world and also compares the stories to other Jewish and non-Jewish miracle stories of the Mediterranean world. This sourcebook provides an interdisciplinary collection of material which will be of value to students of the New Testament.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415118637
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
The Context of Early Christianity Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1300L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Gods and Heroes Who Heal

Chapter Two: Exorcists and Exorcisms

Chapter Three: Gods and Heroes Who Control Nature

Chapter Four: Magic and Miracles

Appendix A: Diseases and Doctors

Appendix B: Jesus, Torah

and Miracles

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