Luke and the Politics of Homeric Imitation: Luke-Acts as Rival to the Aeneid

Luke and the Politics of Homeric Imitation: Luke-Acts as Rival to the Aeneid

by Dennis R. MacDonald

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978701380
Publisher: Fortress Academic
Publication date: 10/25/2018
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.07(d)

About the Author

Dennis R. MacDonald has taught New Testament and Christian origins at Goshen College, Iliff School of Theology, and the Claremont School of Theology.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part 1. A Mimetic Commentary on the Gospel of Luke
Part 2. A Mimetic Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles
Conclusion: Mimesis Criticism and Luke’s Politics of Homeric Imitation
Appendix 1. Luke’s Retention of Mark’s Homeric Mimesis
Appendix 2. The Sequence of Imitations in Luke-Acts

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