Matthew's Judaization of Mark
Creative imitation (Gk., mimesis; Lt., imitatio) was the primary literary convention of the ancient world of the first century CE. The first part of the book demonstrates that it was the principal means by which classical authors, such as Virgil,...
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Creative imitation (Gk., mimesis; Lt., imitatio) was the primary literary convention of the ancient world of the first century CE. The first part of the book demonstrates that it was the principal means by which classical authors, such as Virgil, Seneca, Plutarch, and Livy, composed their works. An examination of the use of sources in both Jewish and Christian Sacred Scriptures in the light of this convention provides a new and fruitful approach to scripture scholarship. The Book of Tobit and Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians (1 Cor 8-10) are examined to demonstrate this thesis. This sets the context for an examination of Matthew's use of Mark as a literary source in the light of Graeco-Roman literary conventions in part two of the book. Such a use is entirely plausible when one considers that, "penned in Greek, probably to Diaspora audiences, the canonical gospels reflect Greco-Roman rather than strictly Palestinian Jewish literary conventions." Both the way in which Matthew inc
An exploration of how Matthew Judaizes Mark by basing Mark's account of Jesus on Jewish numerals and embedding Old Testament in his reworking of Mark. >
- Preface; Acknowledgements; List Of Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: Use Of Sources In Graeso-roman Antiquity: Towards A Context And Criteria For Examining Matthew's Use Of Mark As Source.; Use Of Sources In Graeco-roman Antiquity; The Context: Widespread Practice Of Literary Borrowing; The Theory And Practice Of Rewriting; Criteria For Establishing Literary Dependence; 2. Rewriting: Evidence From Graeco-roman; Virgil's Use Of Homer's Iliad And Odyssey, And Apollonius; 3. Rewriting: Evidence From Jewish Texts; Part Ii: Matthew's Use Of Mark As A Source; 4. Matthew's Use Of Mark As A Source; Matthew And Mark: The Same Genre And Sub-genre; Matthew Rewrites Mark; 5. Matthew's Judaization Of Mark; 6. Matthew; 7 Torahizing Of Mark In Two Key Texts 8a Ready Harvest; 8 Becoming; As The Least; Materially (mt. 10.5-14 // Mk 6.7-; Becoming As The Least; Socially (mt 10.17-25 // Mk 13.9-13 And 10.43-44) Becoming; As The Least; Spiritually (mt. 10.40-42 // Mk 9.37b, 41; 9 The Temple Tithe Issue Deuteronomized (mt 17.22-27; 10 Becoming As A Little Child (mt. 18.1-10; Mk 9.34, 36, 10.15 9.42a, 43, 45, 47; 14.21, In That Order Deuteronomized (mt. 18.15); Conclusion.