Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook

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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.

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Meet the Author

Wendy Cotter C.S.J is Associate Professor of Scripture at Loyola University.

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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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