Composite Citations in Antiquity : Volume 2: New Testament Uses, Hardback Book

Composite Citations in Antiquity : Volume 2: New Testament Uses Hardback

Edited by Sean A. (University of Glasgow, UK) Adams, Seth M. (Wheaton College, USA) Ehorn

Part of the The Library of New Testament Studies series

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This is the second of two volumes that investigate the phenomenon of composite citations.

The first collection of essays evaluated the use of composite citations in Early Jewish, Graeco-Roman, and Early Christian authors.

This volume builds on the findings of the first and provides a fresh investigation of all the composite citations by New Testament authors.

The following topics are covered: (1) the question of whether the quoting author created the composite text or found it already constructed as such; (2) the question of the rhetorical and/or literary impact of the quotation in its present textual location, as opposed to simply unpacking how the author appears to be interpreting the source text; and (3) the question of whether the intended audiences would have recognized and `reverse engineered' the composite citation in question and as a result engaged with the original context of each of the component parts.

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