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Echoes of Scripture in the letter of Paul to the Colossians [electronic resource] / by Christopher A. Beetham.

By: Beetham, Christopher A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Biblical interpretation series: v. 96.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 342 p.).ISBN: 9789047424123 (electronic bk.); 9047424123 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Colossians -- Relation to the Old Testament | Bible. Old Testament -- Relation to Colossians | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters | Paulus (Apostel) Kolosserbrief | Altes Testament | RezeptionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Echoes of Scripture in the letter of Paul to the Colossians.DDC classification: 227/.707 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Illustration; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction and History of Research; Chapter Two On Determining Allusions and Echoes: Definitions and Methodology; Chapter Three The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:3-8: The Echo of Genesis 1:28 in 1:6; Chapter Four The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:9-14: The Echo of Isaiah 11:2, 9 in 1:9-10; Chapter Five The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:9-14: The Echo of the Exodus Motif in 1:12-14.
Summary: The introduction of literary intertextuality into biblical studies has led to both discovery and dilemma. This study proposes new definitions of 'allusion' and 'echo' and a methodology on how to detect them, using the neglected letter of "Colossians" as a test case.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-292) and indexes.

Illustration; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction and History of Research; Chapter Two On Determining Allusions and Echoes: Definitions and Methodology; Chapter Three The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:3-8: The Echo of Genesis 1:28 in 1:6; Chapter Four The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:9-14: The Echo of Isaiah 11:2, 9 in 1:9-10; Chapter Five The Scriptures of Israel in Colossians 1:9-14: The Echo of the Exodus Motif in 1:12-14.

The introduction of literary intertextuality into biblical studies has led to both discovery and dilemma. This study proposes new definitions of 'allusion' and 'echo' and a methodology on how to detect them, using the neglected letter of "Colossians" as a test case.

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